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Hospitals use mobile clinics to increase access

There’s been a lot of talk about the mobile health revolution; making it possible to see your doctor from your living room or couch. But this is mobile health that doesn’t fit in a phone. In fact, it’s 40 feet long and looks like a mix between an RV, a school bus and a doctor’s office. It’s a mobile health clinic. People hop on, check in, and get labs drawn just like a normal clinic. Patient Hannah Salam is in the middle of an appointment, getting weighed and then slipping her tattooed arm into the blood pressure cuff.