Transforming the Landscape of Health Care:
Promoting Health through Preventive Law
Medical-legal partnerships uncovers the social determinants that negatively affect the health of a vulnerable populations. With physicians in a position to identify patients with outstanding legal needs through regular contact and a position of trust, and lawyers are able to bring a new kind of experience to the healthcare field, patients are treated more naturally than in a standard medical examination room, and are seen faster than a traditional legal services office.
In the same way the medical profession advocates of preventive health care, likewise the signing of these partnerships with providers of health care, the legal profession can advance a ” preventive law” strategy to address customer problems economic social and thus improve the health and welfare clients, especially those with low income and struggling communities.
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