Posts Categorized: Patients

Friday, October 13, 2017

Preventing homelessness in 15 minutes

When a patient’s mother called pediatrician Megan Sandel to say her housing voucher was going to be cancelled and her family was going to become homeless, the medical-legal partnership was able to prevent it…in 15 minutes....Read More

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Housing help that paved the way for cancer surgery and remission

When a Nebraska woman canceled her mastectomy because she received an eviction notice and feared she would not have a place to recover, the medical-legal partnership team went to work. Oncologist Kerry Rodabaugh recalls the journey that ended with remission....Read More

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Improving blood sugar with food benefits

When Eric Campbell’s blood sugar suddenly went up, his doctor asked him, “What changed?” He said his food benefits had decreased. While helping Eric, the medical-legal partnership team at Whittier Clinic found an administrative error that affected hundreds of families....Read More

Sunday, September 3, 2017

When cancer care is more than chemotherapy

Being told you have cancer is overwhelming, so is undergoing treatment. But for Lonnie Evans, it was hard to focus on getting better when he couldn't keep working and was denied disabilities benefits and public health insurance....Read More