The Health Wagon
- Project Title: Enhancing Primary Care for People with Diabetes in Southwestern Virginia
- Grant Period: 05/01/2009-04/30/2012
- Program Representative Interviewed: Teresa Gardner
- Location: Clinchco, VA
- Program Overview: Partnering with the University of Virginia Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance, the Health Wagon provides primary care services to patients with or at-risk for chronic diseases in Southwest, Virginia. Using a nurse practitioner care coordinator, the Health Wagon uses the chronic care model — including coordination with an endocrinology clinic for specialized diabetes care — to reach patients with diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Read more about The Health Wagon in RHIhub's Rural Health Models and Innovations.
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