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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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

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

Building a patient-centered medical-legal home in Hawaii's Kalihi Valley

D.M. Shek, A.G. Turlington
Hawaii J Med Public Health

The Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawai'i (MLPC) has worked to address the social determinants of health for low-income patient-families since 2009.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Medical-legal partnerships to support continuity of care for immigrants impacted by HIV: Lessons learned from California

S.M. Fuller, W.T. Steward, O. Martinez, E.A. Arnold
J Immigr Minor Health

The United States (US) has experienced a surge of anti-immigrant policies and rhetoric, raising concerns about the influence on health outcomes for immigrants living in the US.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Other Study Design

Medical-legal partnership impact on parents' perceived stress: A pilot study

J.N. Rosen Valverde, J. Backstrand, L. Hills, H. Tanuos
Behav Med

Stress has adverse effects on health, and prolonged stress exposure is a risk factor for several mental and physical illnesses. (1) Families living in poverty face many stressors created and maintained by economic hardship and unaddressed legal and social needs.

2019

Peer Reviewed Research

Pre-post without Comparison Group

Clinician perceptions of Medical-Legal Partnerships: Lessons for adopting social determinants of health interventions in health care settings

J. Trott, M. Regenstein, A. Peterson, E. Rallos
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Despite burgeoning activity within the health care sector to address social determinants of health, recent surveys have shown that clinicians feel they lack the time and resources to tackle patients’ unmet social needs.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

Other Study Design

Medical-legal partnerships serving veterans: History, growth & progress

J. Theiss, J.Trott, A. Peterson
National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Medical-legal partnerships are an important part of the VA’s strategy to enable Veterans to achieve health and well-being.

2019

Issue Briefs & Reports

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