The model of mobile medical is to provide cost-effective, high quality care, many times to disenfranchised populations in underserved areas.
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.
A mobile health clinic provides 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: