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2017

Article: The Indiana Business Journal covered community innovations that other cities could copy, including MLP. The article quotes IHAC Board Director Anna Kirkman speaking of the Eskenazi Health MLP, and includes a photo of Director Jay Chaudhary.  Click to read

Article: The Indiana Lawyer wrote an article on the phenomenal cross-disciplinary work that IHAC Board Director Barb Bachmeier does to treat and empower individuals who are victims of interpersonal violence.  Click to read

Article: The Indiana Lawyer summarizes the important work of IHAC affiliate organization Indiana Legal Services as it celebrates its 50th anniversary, highlighting MLP. The coverage includes a photo of IHAC Board Director Adam Mueller.  Click to read

Article: IHAC Board Director Adam Mueller is quoted in an NPR article, “The Future of Medicaid May be Found in Indiana, Where the Poor Pay.” Click to read


Award: IHAC Board Director Anna Kirkman was named as one of the Indiana Business Journal’s prestigious 2017 “Forty Under 40.” Click to read

Award:
IHAC Board Director Amy Lewis Gilbert was awarded funding by the Indiana Center for AIDS Research to move the needle forward on informing a more comprehensive and sustainable infrastructure for HIV prevention and treatment for youth by identifying and addressing barriers to care through Medical Legal Partnership. Click to read

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2016

Article: The Indiana Lawyer describes IHAC’s role in overcoming RFRA and sending a message of compassion and acceptance in order to bring the National MLP Summit to Indianapolis in the article, “Legal-oriented Groups Pick Indianapolis for Annual Conventions.”  Click to read

Article: The Indiana Lawyer highlights the work of IHAC in bringing the National MLP Summit to Indianapolis. Click to read


Award: IHAC Board Director Jay Chaudhary was named one of the Junior Achievement of Central Indiana’s “Best and Brightest of 2016” in the law division. Click to read

Award:
IHAC Board Director Jay Chaudhary was named a 2016 “Up and Coming Lawyer” by the Indiana Lawyer, joining Adam Mueller and Anna Kirkman as Directors who have received this honor.  Click to read


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2015

Article: The Indiana Lawyer covered a highly successful Wills and Advanced Legal Aid Clinic that IHAC Board of Directors' Anna Kirkman, Director of the Eskenazi Health Medical Legal Partnership Program, implemented with the support of attorneys, paralegals and notaries from Faegre Baker Daniels and Eli Lilly and Company:  Click to read

Article: The United Way of Central America highlighted a medical legal success story that was brought about by the Eskenazi Health Medical Legal Partnership Program in collaboration with Indiana Legal Services. A grandmother, raising 2 granddaughters, was being unfairly punished by her landlord when she requested necessary apartment repairs. She nearly lost her Section 8 status as a result, but the MLP represented the patient at an eviction hearing and preserved her Section 8 eligibility:  Click to read

Article: The Journal of Interprofessional Care published an article describing federally-funded research being led by IHAC Board of Directors' Amy Lewis Gilbert at the Indiana University School of Medicine in collaboration with Eskenazi Health to design an innovative process for using computerized clinical decision support to identify health-harming legal and social needs, improve the delivery of appropriate physician counseling and streamline access to legal and social service professionals when non-medical remedies are required:  Click to read


Award: IHAC Board Directors Anna Kirkman and Amy Lewis Gilbert were recipients of the “2015 Indianapolis Bar Association’s Board of Directors Award” for service to the Bar.

Award:
IHAC Board of Directors' Jessica Barth, Vice President of Legal Affairs for Eskenazi Health, was named Indiana Business Journal’s “2015 Woman of Influence,” in part for her founding of the Eskenazi Health Medical Legal Partnership Program:  Click to read

Award: The Association of American Medical Colleges has selected Indiana University School of Medicine and Eskenazi Health Medical Legal Partnership Program to participate in its Accelerating Health Equity Advancing through Discovery initiative. This three year learning cohort - which includes IHAC Board of Directors' Amy Lewis Gilbert, Anna Kirkman and Jay Chaudhary - seeks to help build an evidence base of effective policies and practices that improve health and minimize health inequities by evaluating the impact of local medical legal partnerships on community health measures, cost savings to the health system and learner outcomes: Click to read
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2014

Video: At the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership Summit, Jay Chaudhary (Indiana Legal Services) and Margie Payne (Eskenazi Health Midtown Community Mental Health), talk about the early days of the Midtown MLP.

MLP team building:  Click to watch

Video: At the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership, one of the plenary sessions addresses whether we can provide more legal care and build better partnerships through case consultation. Jay Chaudhary (Indiana Legal Services and Director of the Midtown MLP at Eskenazi Health) shares his experience on becoming part of the healthcare team.

Legal consultation vs. Legal representation:  Click to watch


Award: The Indiana Business Journal recognizes IHAC Board member Tavonna Harris Askew in its 2014 list of “Forty under 40.” Click to read


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2013

Article: "Case illustrates the value of legal-medical partnership," The Indiana Lawyer. Click to read

Award: Former Board Director Ike Willet receives “2013 Indiana Bar Foundation Pro Bono Service and Law-Related Education Award” for his service to IHAC and his pro bono accomplishments with the Wishard Medical-Legal Partnership. Click to read

Award: The Arc of Indiana awards Board Director Jay Chaudhary “The Arc of Indiana 2013 Innovation Award.” 


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2012

Article: “ILS Medical-Legal Partnership gives Midtown clients access to legal services,” The Indiana Lawyer. Click to read


Award: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality grants Board Director Amy Lewis Gilbert funding for a study entitled "Computer-Supported Management of Medical-Legal Issues Impacting Child Health.”


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2011

Article: “Wishard Health Services: Medical-Legal Partnership Enhances Multidisciplinary Care, Addresses Social and Environmental Factors,” America’s Essential Hospitals/National Association of Public Hospitals segment on staffing strategies. Click to read

Article: “Wishard/Baker & Daniels Receives National Pro Bono Health Award,” The Indiana Lawyer. Click to read


Award: Baker & Daniels receives “American Bar Association Outstanding Medical-Legal Partnership Pro Bono Advocacy Award.” Click to read

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2010

Article: “Pro Bono 2010: Bridging the Divide,” The AM Law Daily. Click to read

Article: “Unique Medical-Legal Partnership Expands,” The Indiana Lawyer. Click to read


Award: Baker & Daniels and Wishard receive “Indiana Bar Foundation Pro Bono Publico Award.”
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2009

Article: “The lawyer is in, thanks to the doctor: Medical-legal partnerships address patients’ health and social needs,” Indianapolis Star. Click to read

Article: “Physicians, Attorneys Unite to Improve Health Conditions for Patients,” Hospitals & Health Networks. Click to read

Article: “Partnership helps patients: Lawyers, Wishard doctors work together,” The Indiana Lawyer. Click to read



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2008

Award: Wishard Medical-Legal Partnership receives the “Indiana Public Health Foundation Business and Industry Preventive Medicine and Public Health Award.”
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