Posts Categorized: Populations

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Eliminating hurdles to life saving medication

The moment you’re exposed to the HIV virus, a clock starts ticking. You have  72-hours to begin taking medication that greatly reduces...Read More

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Helping kids get at-home care

What would you do if your one-year old child depended on a ventilator to breathe, and the home nursing care needed to...Read More

Monday, October 2, 2017

Reducing asthma admissions by “hotspotting” housing code violations

When a Cincinnati medical-legal partnership saw several kids with asthma whose families were threatened with evictions for using their medically-recommended air conditioners, the MLP started asking, “Who owns the building?” What they learned helped them transform 700 units of housing in the community....Read More

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Helping families keep their heat and lights on

To help chronically ill patients at Boston Medical Center keep their utilities on during cold Boston winters, the hospital’s medical-legal partnership started writing indiviudal protection letters. Unable to keep up with the demand, they turned their attention to strengthening the protection laws to help families upstream....Read More