Accession Number:

AD0783498

Title:

Survey of Mobile Health Units.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Apr-May 74,

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TEX HEALTH CARE STUDIES DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

The objectives of this survey was to collect available existent military and civilian data pertaining to the utilization of mobile health units for the delivery of health services, and to produce a document that could be used as a reference source for others interested in the area. A comprehensive literature review was completed and reported. On-site visits were made to four operational units in Texas and New York, and a visit was made to Medical Coaches, Incorporated in Oneonta, NY, which specializes in the production of mobile health units. All of the above information was collated and then evaluated for recurring advantages and disadvantages and other significant points which were reported. It was concluded that mobile units can be utilized as a satisfactory means of delivering health services. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE