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A Case for Including Lawyers on the Care Team
Physician Executive Journal
  • Robert Pettignano, Georgia State University Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions
  • Sylvia B. Caley, Georgia State University College of Law
  • Lisa R. Bliss, Georgia State University College of Law
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Publication Date
3-1-2011
Abstract
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.
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Robert Pettignano, Sylvia Caley, & Lisa R. Bliss, A Case for Including Lawyers on the Care Team, Physician Executive J., Mar.-Apr. 2011, at 34.