Mobile Health Clinics Association

10th Annual
MOBILE
HEALTH CLINICS
FORUM

Sept 20-23, 2014
Savannah, GA
 

Bridging the Gap Between Need and Services in the
New Healthcare
Environment

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THE KAISER MEDIA INTERNSHIPS in Health Reporting for 2012

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation is sponsoring sixteen summer interns to work with news organizations nationwide. The program is designed for young journalists interested in reporting on health issues, especially on health issues that affect immigrant and diverse populations and their communities. One area of emphasis will be mobile healthcare. MHCA members, Dr. Nancy Oriol (The Family Van, Harvard Medical School) and Dr. Matt Levy (Georgetown KIDS Mobile Medical Clinic) met with the interns in Washington, DC for a briefing on health issues and the mobile healthcare sector in particular.

Following are articles published by the interns during the summer:

Minneapolis Star Tribune ~ June 19
Vans deliver access to health care
Mobile clinics are bringing care to the uninsured and those who live in remote places
By Daniela Hernandez

Los Angeles Times ~ July 16
Mobile Clinic Project benefits both sides of the clipboard
By Erin Loury

KQED/The California Report ~ August 1
Mobile Health Vans Care for Alameda’s Homeless
By Alvin Tran

For more information about the internship program, go to Kaiser Family