Mercy Unveils Mobile Health Clinic
Posted: July 30, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.
ROGERS -- Mercy will roll out health care to rural communities, corporate offices and schools via a 40-foot long motor coach and mobile health clinic.
At A Glance
Mobile Health Clinics
Mobile clinics provide a wide range of services tailored to a community’s needs.
The American Journal of Managed Care reports some function as comprehensive patient-centered medical clinics, while others focus on specific diseases, such as pediatric asthma. Many also provide mammography, mental health care and a variety of specialty services.
• 44 percent of mobile clinics provide primary care
• 42 percent provide prevention service
• 31 percent provide dental care
(The percentages total more than 100 because many clinics offer multiple services)
Source: American Journal of Managed Care
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