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Rural Innovation Profile: Medical-Legal Partnership Addresses Social Determinants of Health

Description
Explores how FirstHealth of the Carolinas, a private, nonprofit healthcare network based in Pinehurst, North Carolina, reduced emergency department utilization and hospital readmission rates systemwide through the use of transitional care clinics (TCCs) and medical-legal partnerships (MLPs).
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Value
Tagged as
Chronic disease management · Healthcare quality · Networking and collaboration · Social determinants of health · North Carolina