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Community Advocacy Program: A Medical-Legal Partnership

Since 2003, Legal Aid has been embedded at The MetroHealth system - collaborating on a medical-legal partnership.  Legal Aid attorneys train medical providers to spot legal issues in patient cases.  The providers refer the cases to Legal Aid to ensure better health outcomes for patients.  Beyond this initial partnership with MetroHealth, Legal Aid expanded its medical-legal partnerships to St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and University Hospitals.

Click here to read a brochure created for MetroHealth providers, highlighting outcomes of the program and ways for providers to help Legal Aid extend justice and ensure positive health outcomes.

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