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Building Trust and Training Tomorrow’s Providers: The Impact of Mobile Clinics on Healthcare Equity

In our interview with Renee Linyard-Gary, Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity at Roper St. Francis Healthcare, we explore how their mobile health clinic is providing ...

Bridging Healthcare Gaps: How Premier Mobile Health Services Transforms Lives in Lee County

With a focus on serving the working poor, uninsured, and underserved populations, Premier Mobile Health Services operates within the vibrant communities of Lee County, Florida bringing essential ...

Map 101 Demo and Learning Webinar Recap

We recently had the pleasure of hosting our Map 101 Demo and Learning Webinar. The session provided a valuable overview of the free and secure tools and resources ...

Mobile Clinics Fill Critical Gaps in Care. Our Communities Need Them Now More Than Ever.

By Mollie Williams, DrPH, MPH Over the last three decades, the number of mobile health clinics operating in the U.S. has grown exponentially. These doctors' offices on ...

Funding the Future of Health Care

Stewart Hudson, Executive Director of the Leon Lowenstein Foundation, sits down with Mollie Williams to discuss how foundations and individual donors can advance health equity and build ...
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Understanding Social Vulnerability: Insights for mobile healthcare providers

By Hilary Adeleke, Harvard College Social Vulnerability Index Social vulnerability measures a community's risk for negative health outcomes from external stressors, like natural disasters and disease outbreaks. ...
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HEALTH LEADERS: Address your toughest care gaps with mobile health clinics

Healthcare organizations looking to connect with underserved populations on their own turf—literally—are taking a closer look at mobile health clinics. Roughly 2,000 mobile health clinics exist around the country, ...
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PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE: County mobile WIC clinic will help families access essential services

Allegheny County’s newly launched mobile clinic is an encouraging example of flexible and compassionate healthcare and government services outreach. The clinic, built out from a Ford 350 ...

Building Trust During Challenging Times: Part III

Jeri L. Andrews of CareSouth Carolina on how mobile clinics fill gaps in care for people of all ages Over the last several weeks, we’ve chatted with ...

THE POST AND COURIER: Mobile health expanding across the US, may offer option for rural and underserved SC

Mobile health care provided by clinics on wheels has expanded across the country and might be an option for critical services like prenatal care in rural and ...
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Building trust during challenging times, Part II

Dr. Anthony Vavasis on how mobile clinics connect underserved communities with the care they need. For Part Two of our series on building trust, we sat down ...
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How mobile clinics can support eye health

By Kathleen Eng, Harvard Medical School, MD candidate Eye health is a growing public health concern, but nearly half of vision problems are either preventable or treatable. ...
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Building trust during challenging times, Part I

Interview by Mollie Williams, DrPH, MPH Dr. Angel Coaston on how mobile clinics build trust and connect marginalized communities with the care they need. Recent headlines around the ...
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How mobile clinics play an important role in solving America’s labor shortage

By Mollie Williams, DrPH, MPH Download this article as a PDF Treating and preventing substance use disorder (SUD) with trustworthy, judgment-free mobile healthcare gets people back to ...

Health care leaders’ perspectives on the business impact of mobile health clinics

Publication: International Journal for Equity in Health In this study, the Mobile Health Map researchers explored how leaders in the U.S. health care system view mobile health ...

Mapping trends: How mobile clinics spot emerging issues in public health, from major U.S. cities to America’s rural towns

By Mollie Williams, DrPH, MPH, Harvard Medical School Public health crises like the recent COVID-19 pandemic underscore the importance of identifying emerging health issues and responding quickly ...
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MILITARY.COM: VA Mobile Medical Clinics to Serve Homeless Veterans in 25 Cities

Homeless and at-risk veterans in central Florida will soon have easier access to medical care through a new program that brings a clinic to them. The Department of ...
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On your mobile clinic’s dashboard: Health promoting strategies

by Tyler LeComer, Harvard Medical School, MD Candidate On Mobile Health Map, users create their own dashboards – visual displays of their data. The dashboard provides mobile ...
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Sex and gender: Moving beyond the binary

By Julia Beatini, Harvard Medical School, MD candidate Mobile Health Map recently changed how we collect data about the gender of people served by mobile clinics. Read ...

On your mobile clinic’s dashboard: Effective and efficient care

by William Zhuo-Ming Li, Harvard Medical School, MD Candidate On Mobile Health Map, users create their own dashboards – visual displays of their data. The dashboard provides ...

NPR: Clinics on wheels bring doctors and dentists to health care deserts

Nearly 12 years ago, a nonprofit centered on substance abuse prevention in Lyon County, Nev., broadened its services to dental care. Leaders with the Healthy Communities Coalition ...
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So what? Who cares? How to ensure your evaluation results are useful

So what? Who cares? These are the two most important questions you can ask yourself before evaluating your mobile clinic's programs. On Thursday, February 16, we hosted ...

On your mobile clinic’s dashboard: Equity

When you sign up for Mobile Health Map, you can create your own dashboards – visual displays of your data. The dashboards provide you actionable insights and ...

What is the public health quality check-up tool?

Joining Mobile Health Map gives you access to this free, easy-to-use tool to evaluate your public health quality. Read this post by Tyler LeComer, MD Candidate at ...
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How much does it cost to run a mobile clinic?

When starting in a mobile clinic, planning and budgeting is crucial. In the beginning, the focus may be on purchasing the mobile medical unit, but it's important ...

USA Today: L.A.’s state of emergency on homelessness: How a street medicine team is treating patients in a unique way

Healthcare In Action, a mobile unit with nurses, doctors and a therapist, are helping dozens of unhoused patients get back on their feet. Here's how. Read full article
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Mobile health care and LGBTQ+ communities: A look behind the letters

Many mobile clinics care for LGBTQ+ communities delivering trustworthy, convenient, compassionate care. Mobile Health Map recently updated the language on our website from LGBT to LGBTQ+. Read ...

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: PA has set aside $10 million to expand the state’s mobile clinic units

If the patient doesn’t come to the clinic, bring the clinic to the patient. That’s the mission behind a new $10 million infusion of federal money, set ...
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REPORT: How mobile clinics lower costs and generate revenue for health care organizations

How do mobile clinics reduce costs? The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked innovation in health care delivery, including new and expanded use of mobile clinics. In addition, the ...
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