What Happened When the Heat Went Off? An MLP Patients-to-Policy Story
No heat or electricity meant asthma attacks, sickle cell pain and the inability to refrigerate medicine for thousands of low-income people in Boston. Click through the slides below to see how medical-legal partnership works – how training and patient legal care led to clinic and population health innovations, and how the impact increased and became more preventive as the interventions progressed. Each step of the way, attorneys and health care professionals communicated and worked together as part of the same team, better addressing the complex needs of their patients.