The Health Wagon: A Telehealth Resource in a Rural Wilderness
Oct 18, 2017
Highlights The Health Wagon, a mobile health service that has been serving rural Virginia for more than 30 years. Initially providing care out of the back of a Volkswagen, this service has expanded to providing care using Remote Area Medical vehicles, telehealth, mHealth devices, and drones. The area served has high rates of chronic disease, opioid abuse, and suicide.
Access · Health conditions · Illicit drug use · Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery · Prescription drug abuse · Suicide and suicide prevention · Telehealth · Virginia