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Benefits & Cost Analysis of Mobile Dental Clinics

Posted by Lee Guse on Apr 11, 2019 11:12:02 AM

Mobile dental clinics continually prove to be successful solutions for rural and urban populations where it’s difficult to provide adequate oral healthcare to the community. The benefits of mobile units not only serves to deliver much needed dental health, but also instills a sense of comfort and support to the community, knowing local institutions care about their health. 

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Topics: mobile dental clinic, mobile dental, mobile dental unit

3 Sources that Underscore the Advantages of Mobile Mammography

Posted by Lee Guse on Feb 25, 2019 10:39:09 AM

In the United States breast cancer is the most common type among women after skin cancer, and is second only to lung cancer in related deaths.  Thirteen percent of women nationwide will develop an invasive form of breast cancer in their lifetime.  However, breast cancer mortality rate has been declining over the past 30 years due to an increase in awareness for the need to have regular mammography screenings and the advancements in treatment.  According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), women at least 40 years old should get a mammogram annually, even if they are otherwise in good health, with other sources suggesting a maximum age of 50 years old.

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Topics: mobile breast cancer screening unit, mobile mammography, mobile onsite mammography, mobile mammography unit

3 Healthcare Institutions that Benefit from Mobile Health Clinics

Posted by Lee Guse on Jan 8, 2019 10:29:26 AM

 

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Topics: Mobile Medical Clinics, Mobile Medical, Continuity of Care with Mobile Health Clinics, Nonprofit Hospitals, Accountable Care Organizations, Mobile Health Clinic

2 of the 5 Ways to Preserve & Grow Your Health Care Market Share

Posted by Lee Guse on Nov 28, 2018 11:01:55 AM

If you only have 5 percent of the healthcare market in your service area, imagine if you edged up just 1 point to 6 percent.  That is 20 percent growth for your FQHC or hospital.  Consider a mid-sized hospital system with $350 million in revenues, that 20 percent growth is a significant $70 million.

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Topics: mobile mammography, Mobile dentistry, Mobile Medical, Continuity of Care with Mobile Health Clinics

Building Continuity of Care with Mobile Health Units

Posted by Lee Guse on Aug 21, 2018 1:02:40 PM

Mobile Medical Units, often referred to as Mobile Health Clinics or MHCs, provide innovative and flexible healthcare delivery to vulnerable, rural, urban and generally underserved populations. Though often misunderstood, and sometimes not fully utilized, mobile health units can provide continuity of care in a number of ways, including:

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Topics: mobile mammography, Mobile dentistry, Mobile Medical, Continuity of Care with Mobile Health Clinics

Behavioral Health on the Road with Mobile Health Clinics

Posted by Lee Guse on Jun 26, 2018 1:42:11 PM

Mobile health care units are medical offices on wheels.  In many cases they are used to serve the underprivileged, homeless and those with behavioral health disorders.  Those that are disenfranchised in these ways can often receive basic health care on a mobile medical unit at no charge, or are helped to connect with available health insurance.  These mobile medical units travel to multiple locations to serve rural and urban populations, typically helping those who are homeless and do not have insurance.

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Topics: Health Care for the Homeless, Mobile Health Clinics for Behavioral Health

5 Strategies for a Successful Mobile Dental Program

Posted by Lee Guse on May 22, 2018 2:29:16 PM

Dental professionals are continually looking for ways to improve outcomes and better serve their communities.  Many consider how mobile dental health units may help in these endeavors and want to ensure their program will succeed.

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Topics: mammogram truck, mobile dental clinic, Mobile dentistry, mobile dental clinics at schools, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile dental unit, Mobile Dental Van

How and Why Develop a Mobile Medical Clinic Program

Posted by Lee Guse on Feb 12, 2018 2:16:00 PM

Mobile medical clinics are customized vehicles which typically travel to urban and rural communities, many times targeting underserved low-income and minority populations who have a disproportionate burden of ill health and would benefit the most from the care provided to them by a mobile clinic.  Other mobile units offer pediatric services at schools for immunizations, asthma screening, vision screening, and more.  Most times, the goal is to deliver primary care for people who don’t have a healthcare home, or who cannot or will not seek preventive care.  In the school setting, healthcare professionals can spot problems that parents don’t see.  Mobile clinics are an integral component of the broader healthcare systems throughout the world, serving vulnerable populations and promoting high-quality care at low cost in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Ukraine and beyond.

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Topics: Mobile Medical Clinics, Mobile Medical

Mobile Sim Labs Help Medical Professionals Save Lives

Posted by Lee Guse on Jan 18, 2018 12:10:35 PM

Medical simulation training uses advanced educational technology for training healthcare professionals in an experiential learning environment.  This is how healthcare professionals receive initial and ongoing training that they need to learn current procedures and lifesaving techniques using a high-fidelity patient “manikin” (or “mannequin” or ““patient simulator”) and other advanced technology equipment.  

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Topics: Mobile Lab, Mobile Sim Labs, Simulation Lab, Healthcare Simulation

Mobile Dental Clinics & Federally Qualified Health Centers

Posted by Lee Guse on Jan 2, 2018 2:15:00 PM

The right combination for good oral health in your community!

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Topics: Federally Qualified Health Center, mobile dental clinics at schools, Ronald McDonald Care Mobile dental unit, Mobile Dental Van