Mobile (e.g., health vans)

Innovations

Mobile Clinic Delivers Culturally Competent Services to Underserved Neighborhoods, Leading to Identification of Untreated Chronic Conditions, Better Blood Pressure Control, and Significant Return on Investment 01/22/14

A mobile clinic known as the Family Van provides free screening, education, coaching, and health navigation services to residents of four underserved communities in Boston who face numerous...

Mobile Clinic and In-Home Educator Generate Small, Short-Term Increases in Symptom-Free Days in Inner-City Preschool Children With Asthma But No Improvements in Other Key Outcomes 12/19/11

In a randomized controlled trial, children enrolled in the Head Start program in Baltimore received services from Breathmobile, a mobile pediatric asthma clinic that has been used with...

Trained Peers Provide Culturally Appropriate Education and Support to Refugees, Improving Access to Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment 02/08/11

The Daylight program trains volunteers—recognized and influential women from local refugee and immigrant communities—to provide to their peers culturally sensitive information about breast health...

Recreation "Prescriptions" Increase Use of Free Community Exercise Programs by Low-Income Patients Who Are Overweight or Obese 08/09/10

A physician-developed program called Recreation Rx promotes healthy weight by facilitating partnerships between physicians and recreation providers in underserved communities to increase access to...

Quality Improvement Collaborative Helps Clinic Serving the Uninsured to Significantly Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening and Smoking Cessation Education 08/04/10

Wayne Action Teams for Community Health, or WATCH, a nonprofit organization that offers primary care to uninsured residents of Wayne County, NC, participated in a 12-month collaborative quality...

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