Provider Services

LegalHealth attorneys deliver onsite training to help health care providers understand their role in addressing patients’ nonmedical needs. We also provide backup consultation for physicians advocating on behalf of their patients.

Trainings include:

  • Bringing Advocacy to Your Practice
  • Forms 101: Completing the Forms Your Patients Bring You
  • Improving Your Patients’ Housing
  • Decision Making in Health and Legal Matters: A Guide for Physicians
  • Immigrants and the Health Care System
  • Minors’ Right to Consent to Care
  • Advocating for the Child With Special Education Needs
  • Your Patient in the Workplace
  • Geriatricians Guide to Confronting Elder Abuse
  • Geriatricians Guide to Medicare and Medicaid
  • Your Pregnant Patient

quotation markFor 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. quotation mark

— Andrew D. Racine, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Montefiore Medical Center