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Tag: Mobile Healthcare

Addressing Health Disparities Is a Place-Based Issue

Addressing Health Disparities Is a Place-Based Issue

There is a strong rationale for prioritizing the premise that addressing health disparities is a placed-based issue, where improving community conditions could make a difference in improving health outcomes.1,2 An equitable approach to building healthy communities requires place-based approaches that involve the community and stakeholders. Place is characterized by structural resources such as schools, hospitals, recreational facilities, retail outlets, and housing.…

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The Future Of Health Care

The Future Of Health Care

The pandemic continues to highlight the urgent need for tailored healthcare interventions that address health inequity and improve health outcomes for the underserved. Health equity-focused conversations are often peppered with the refrain “Meet people where they are”, suggesting a need to tailor health interventions based on social context and a patient’s lived experience. Despite this recognition, we have yet to value and broadly adopt an underutilized and undervalued intervention that embodies the concept of meeting people where they are. This intervention is the deployment of mobile primary care. 

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Mobile Health Units

Mobile Health Units

This article highlights the impact of MHUs on ease of access to healthcare services, health outcomes of population served, their satisfaction and quality of life, and socio-economic factors. It further underlines the lacuna where MHUs either complement or may substitute conventional healthcare services. Click the following link for more. MOBILE HEALTH UNITS: MOBILIZING HEALTHCARE TO REACH UNREACHABLE     Disclaimer:…

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