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Resources by Topic: Mobile and episodic healthcare delivery

Mobile Service in Florida Helps Homeless Veterans
Introduces the Florida Veterans Mobile Service Center, which brings medical care and social support to homeless veterans in rural areas.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Oral Histories: Report from a Dental Fair for Uninsured Adults
Conveys insights gained from interviews at the Onley, Virginia dental fair in which eight patients, a dentist providing services there, and the fair organizer talk about the oral health care challenges they face in their rural community.
Author(s): Michael Perry, Meredith Lewis, Julia Paradise
Date: 09/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured
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The Health Wagon Serves Up Care to Virginia's Rural Uninsured
Summarizes how a mobile clinic delivers care to residents in Virginia's Appalachian Mountains.
Author(s): Candi Helseth
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2009
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Mobile-Portable Dental Manual
Guide to developing mobile/portable dental systems to serve populations that have difficulty accessing the traditional system of oral health service delivery. Includes detailed guidance on planning, developing, and evaluating mobile, portable equipment, and mobile-portable hybrid dental systems.
Date: 2007
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
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Tribal Members Access Care and Address Health Problems
Highlights the Coharie Health Access, Improvement and Awareness Project, established by the Coharie Indian Tribe, and designed to increase access to healthcare and promote health literacy among tribal members. Details methods of healthcare delivery and services provided over the project's two-year period.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Native Americans
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Quality Check-Up Tool
Tool used for the self-evaluation of community health programs, for the purpose of promoting quality in mobile health clinics, identifying public health strengths, and identifying quality improvement goals for strategic planning. Defines 5 of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' 9 aims for public health quality.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Harvard Medical School
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Mobile Health Map
Provides a map of mobile health clinics across the country, which visually demonstrates the extensive network of communities served by mobile clinics. Offers mobile healthcare providers an online tool for calculating a return on investment (ROI) ratio for their mobile health services.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Mobile Healthcare Association
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Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
Through relationships with local healthcare providers, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile program brings medical, dental, and health education services to underserved children.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: McDonald's
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