Posts Categorized: Clinics

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

CrescentCare: An MLP for the Community

By Amalis Córdova Mustafá, MPH, Research Associate, National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership 

Following Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana native, Ranie Thompson dreamt of establishing the first medical-legal partnership (MLP) in the state. Though resources thwarted her...Read More

Monday, September 10, 2018

Using the Law to Inform Empowered Patient Care in Austin

The same year that People’s Community Clinic in Austin became a Federally Qualified Health Center in 2012, it began offering on-site legal...Read More

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

“I can’t imagine practicing medicine without a lawyer.”

Health care providers from across the country share the moments that they realized having lawyers in their clinics was critical to providing care....Read More

Monday, October 16, 2017

“We ask the questions because now we have solutions.”

If you don't think you can help with a problem, you won't ask about it. Having a lawyer on the team has given health care providers confidence that if they ask about social factors, there is help, and that intractable problems have solutions....Read More