A Case for Including Lawyers on the Care Team
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Georgia State University College of Law
Georgia State University - College of Law
Physician Executive Journal, pp. 34-38, March-April 2011
Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-30
The Health Law Partnership (HeLP), is a medical legal partnership that is an innovative partnership and community collaboration between medical and legal professionals to address the social, environmental, and economic factors that adversely impact health. HeLP provides free legal services to vulnerable populations, professional education to health care providers, interdisciplinary education to law students and medical students, and systemic advocacy to address the socio-economic issues requiring regulatory or legislative attention.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 7
Keywords: health, healthcare, patient care, legal-medical partnerships, health law, clinical legal education, clinics
JEL Classification: I10, I19, K00, K32, K40Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: December 1, 2011
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