HealthLeaders: Redefining Care Delivery with Mobile Health Clinics
Healthcare organizations are realizing that some services need to be brought to the consumer, rather than waiting for that person to visit a doctor. And they’re using mobile health clinics to make that connection.
Mobile health clinics come in many shapes and sizes, from fully equipped, customized RVs or trailers offering a range of primary and specialty care services, to small vans with the supplies and resources needed to address one particular goal, such as sexual health education, mammography screenings, or vaccinations. They’re designed to go into communities that lack brick-and-mortar healthcare resources or have populations that won’t or can’t access healthcare services.