Evidence & Resource Library

The SIREN Evidence & Resource Library has expanded to include both peer-reviewed publications and other types of resources such as webinars and screening tools/toolkits on medical and social care integration. To limit your search to peer-reviewed articles, select Peer Reviewed Research under Resource Type. If you have questions about how to use the library or suggestions about additional resources, view this help document or write us at [email protected]. Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter to get alerts about recent additions to the Evidence & Resource Library.

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Building a statewide subscription model for medical-legal partnership services with help from a primary care association: A Montana case study.

National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, Montana Primary Care Association

Primary care associations (PCAs) and Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs) are state and regional hubs for health centers that frequently lead training and technical assistance activities and help scale a range of health center-related clinical and operational innovations.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

National survey of legal clinics housed by the Department of Veterans Affairs to inform partnerships with health and community services

C. Timko, E. Taylor, A. Nash, D. Blonigen, D. Smelson, J. Tsai, A.K. Finlay
J Health Care Poor Underserved

Legal clinics housed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) help veterans eliminate service access barriers. In this survey of 95 VA-housed legal clinics (70% of clinics), clients' legal problems were mainly estate planning, family, obtaining VA benefits, and housing (14–17% of clients).

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Leveraging the electronic health record to link health center patients with medical-legal partnership services

M. Curran
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

For health centers seeking to take action on health inequities experienced by their patients, the electronic health record (EHR) represents a largely untapped resource to link social determinants of health and health-harming legal needs, activate medical-legal partnership (MLP) interventions,...

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Medical-Legal-Psychology Partnerships - Innovation in addressing social determinants of health in pediatric primary care

R. Lawton, M. Whitehead, A. Henize, E. Fink, M. Salamon, R. Kahn, A.F. Beck, M. Klein
Acad Pediatr

Medical-Legal Partnerships (MLP) help patients, families, and care teams address health-related social needs within medical settings.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Medical-Legal Partnerships: A scan of the landscape and a look forward

K. Spangler
Texas Medical-Legal Partnership Coalition

The Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) model is a promising innovation that delivers free legal services to low-income patient populations of hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Medical–legal partnerships: 11 years’ experience of providing acute legal advice for critically ill patients and their families

C.A. Eynon, L.J. Robinson, K.M. Smith
J Intensive Care Soc

Background: Medical–legal partnerships integrate lawyers into health care to identify and address legal problems that can create and perpetuate disparities in health for patients and their families.

2020

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Leveraging legal services on the Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (H-PACT)

R. Trott, K. Lattimore
National Center for Medical Legal Partnership

The Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (H-PACT) is a medical home treatment model being implemented at over 50 VA medical centers (VAMCs) nationwide.

2020

Issue Briefs & Reports

Immigration legal services as a structural HIV intervention for Latinx sexual and gender minorities

T.J. Yamanis, M.C. Zea, A.K. Ramé Montiel, S.L. Barker, M.J. Díaz‑Ramirez , K.R. Page, O. Martinez, J. Rathod
J Immigr Minor Health

Lack of legal immigration status is associated with poor HIV-related outcomes for immigrant Latinx sexual and gender minorities (LSGM). LSGM often meet eligibility criteria for legal immigration relief. A Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) may thus be strategic to improve their health.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Examining the impact of medical legal partnerships in improving outcomes on the HIV care continuum: rationale, design and methods

M. Munoz-Laboy, O. Martinez, R. Davison, I. Fernandez
BMC Health Serv Res

Background: Over the past two decades, we have seen a nationwide increase in the use of medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) to address health disparities affecting vulnerable populations.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Striving for health equity through medical, public health, and legal collaboration

J.B. Teitelbaum, J. Theiss, C.H. Boufides
J Law Med Ethics

This article discusses (1) the ways in which law functions as a determinant of health, (2) historical collaborations between the health and legal professions, (3) the benefits of creating medical-public health-legal collaborations, and (4) how viewing law through a collaborative, population...

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

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