Mayo Clinic’s new mobile health bus for medical services and broadband access

KAALTV reports

As a way to improve health care access for those in rural communities across southern Minnesota, Mayo Clinic Health System unveiled its new mobile health clinic.

The mobile clinic includes two exam rooms and an onsite laboratory bringing health care directly to patients, for in-person care or virtual care via the onsite telehealth equipment.

Along with the wide range of medical services, they telehealth bus will also provide broadband access to those who need it…

The mobile health clinic will travel to communities across southern Minnesota. The mobile health clinic will also be offering high-speed internet connections so that patients can come and access their patient online service account, do express care online, and even conduct their own video visits with their provider or other providers within the Mayo Health System. Mayo says it will add stops to the mobile clinic when they identify the needs in rural communities.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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