LegalHealth currently partners with 25 hospitals across New York City and handles over 7,400 legal matters annually. To leverage its ability to break down barriers to health access and stabilize patients in the community, LegalHealth relies on the support of foundations, corporations, private law firms and community organizations.
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For so many of my clinic patients it is the social conditions in which they live that are the major barrier to improved health. With LegalHealth at the hospital, I can send them to the legal clinic to address their non-medical needs. Now I have more options to present to them and am more effective in my job. Rather than close my eyes to their problems, I can say, ‘Let’s see what we can do.— Andrew D. Racine, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Montefiore Medical Center