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Legal Needs are Population Health: Medical-Legal Partnership

Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM EST

Legal needs of patients are a key social determinant of health that is often overlooked. Participants learned about the medical-legal partnership (MLP) approach to tackling social determinants and the resources offered by the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership. Association member New York City Health + Hospitals (NYC H+H), joined by legal partner LegalHealth, shared how effective, sustainable population health interventions can improve essential hospital settings. The NYC H+H team shared research, practice areas, impacts, and financing strategies, followed by a lively Q&A with all presenters.


Ellen Lawton, JD
The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
Department of Health Policy & Management
The Milken Institute School of Public Health
The George Washington University

Randye Retkin
Director and Founder
New York Legal Assistance Group
7 Hanover Sq.

Kalpana Bhandarkar
Senior Consultant, Social Services Integration
One City Health, NYC Health + Hospitals

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