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South Texas Veterans Health Care System Mobile Health Clinic: Business Case Analysis
Final rept. Jul 2008-May 2009
SOUTH TEXAS VETERANS AFFAIRS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM SAN ANTONIO TX
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This business case examines the likely costs and benefits of establishing a mobile primary care clinic to provide care to geographically underserved veterans in South Texas. The recommendation is to purchase a mobile health unit with no ancillary services with a clinical staffing of one physicians assistant PA and one nurse practitioner NP. A total of four options were evaluated 1 no ancillary with physicianregistered nurse RN staffing, 2 no ancillary with PANP staffing, 3 radiology suite with physicianRN staffing, or 4 radiology suite with PANP staffing. Option 1 returned an expected net present value NPV of negative S2.644.6K with a ROl of negative 79.8. Option 2 returned an expected NPV of negative 2,600.2K with a ROI of negative 79.5. Option 3 returned an expected NPV of negative 2,731.2K with a ROI of negative 67.7 and option 4 returned an expected NPV of negative 2,686.8K. with a ROI of negative 67.3.
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