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New Mexico Mobile Screening Program for Miners Brings Care to the Patients

Description
Highlights a New Mexico program that uses screenings, specialty care via telehealth, and collaboration to meet the healthcare needs of miners with occupational lung disease. Services are provided via a mobile screening clinic housed in a semi that goes to 12 locations in the state.
Author(s)
Allee Mead
Citation
Rural Monitor
Date
02/2018
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Health Information Hub
Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Benefit enrollment and application · Chronic disease management · Chronic respiratory conditions · Health screening · Hispanics and Latinos · Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery · Occupational health and safety · Telehealth · New Mexico