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Spotlight: Bon Secours Care-A-Van

Posted by MSV Content Team on Oct 2, 2018 8:07:15 AM

Our team recently made the trip from Texas to Virginia to deliver a mobile health vehicle that will be able to serve adults and children of the Greater Richmond community. 

Often, an uninsured individual may wait to access care until their health gets to an emergency level. Care-A-Van services are designed to provide medical care in a timely manner to those who need it.  Bon Secours Care-A-Van has been operating in Richmond since 1994.  The program currently serves 21 different locations.

To see more about the Care-A-Van, you can visit the Bon Secours website

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Insider

Spotlight: Stony Brook Cancer Center

Posted by MSV Content Team on Sep 21, 2018 8:05:00 AM

Our team recently made the trip from Texas to New York to deliver a mammography vehicle that will be able to serve women in underserved areas, as well as providing convenience to all women on Long Island - at corporate locations, community centers and other establishments. 

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Insider

Spotlight: The Luke Project 52 Clinic

Posted by MSV Content Team on Sep 10, 2018 5:53:00 PM

The Luke Project 52 Clinic was founded to promote the health and well-being of the local population in Detroit by providing accesible, high quality medical care for expectant mothers and infant under 12-months of age and to also provide a mobile asset to local congregations to help them reconnect with and begin to serve the communities they are in.

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Insider

How Drones Have Revolutionized the Search-and-Rescue Process

Posted by MSV Content Team on Sep 6, 2018 1:42:26 PM

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are most commonly associated with hobbyists who use these lightweight, internet-enabled flying cameras to capture footage of anything and everything. It’s hard to go to an outdoor concert these days without noticing a few drones hovering over the crowd for panoramic photos and bootleg audio.

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Technology, Mobile Command Centers

Thrive Alabama Thrives Further Amid the Community with New HIV Mobile Testing Unit

Posted by MSV Content Team on Aug 17, 2018 12:02:46 PM

Photo from Thrive Alabama Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Many strides have been made to assist HIV-positive individuals in living longer and healthier lives. However, such progress has only been made possible through effective global efforts toward effective treatments, awareness, prevention and availability to HIV testing. For more than 30 years, residents of northern Alabama both with and without HIV have had the ability to thrive thanks to the efforts of a multifaceted group known today as Thrive Alabama. This innovative and proactive community organization primarily relies on volunteers, private donations and government grants to provide an array of valuable services and has since its inception as the AIDS Action Coalition in 1988.

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Technology, Interview

Off-Site Emergency Room Vehicles – Community Care Concept, Mobile Medical

Posted by MSV Content Team on Aug 9, 2018 10:49:35 AM

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Emergency rooms handle a wide range of medical problems, from minor injuries to major illnesses. Although some individuals in the ER end up being hospitalized, others are treated and released. The use of mobile medical vehicles that are equipped to handle non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries has shown promise in reducing the number of emergency room visits while ensuring that individuals get the medical help they need.  

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Technology, Mobile Command Centers

The Need for an Emergency Command Station during Hurricane Season

Posted by MSV Content Team on Jul 26, 2018 5:39:00 PM


The 2018 hurricane season officially began on June 1, and we have already seen two named storms. Tropical Storm Alberto brought flooding and mudslides to many areas of the southeastern U.S. in late May, and Tropical Storm Beryl formed in the Atlantic in early July. After a devastating series of storms ravaged Texas, Florida, the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands in 2017, nerves are a little on edge as to what to expect for this year.

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Technology, Mobile Command Centers, Flood

The Role of Recovery Vehicles: Essential Support During a Flood or Other Disaster

Posted by MSV Content Team on Jul 5, 2018 2:25:58 PM

Photo by Casey Horner on Unsplash

Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink? This isn’t just a line from a famous poem; it’s a serious public health threat that arises during every flood. From contaminating the water supply to creating electrical dangers to denying access to food and medical care, floods put everyone at risk. Emergency authorities depend on disaster recovery vehicles to minimize these risks and protect the public.

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Technology, Mobile Command Centers, Flood

Daniel Ayres - His Father, Hard Work and Deep East Texas

Posted by MSV Content Team on Jun 26, 2018 4:28:42 PM

Some might think that being the son of a David Ayres — a legendary pioneer of the recreational vehicle (RV) industry — gave Daniel Ayres a boost in the industry. And they’d be right, but not for the reasons that likely come to mind. Daniel’s father was a strong motivating force in his life who taught him the value of hard work, reverence for the Lord and, of course, everything he knew about the family business. His father and two partners grew the business from 1956 until the late 1990's into three successful dealerships across Texas, so there certainly was plenty for Daniel to learn.

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Daniel Ayres, Interview

Full Self Containment

Posted by MSV Content Team on Jun 21, 2018 9:08:00 AM


Imagine the benefits of self-containment in a mobile medical vehicle. In many areas of the world, this type of vehicle can change and save lives. Mobile medical vehicles are able to move into some of the most diverse and difficult areas where medical care is significantly lacking. Yet, traditional systems can pose a risk for contamination. If a single person with a life-threatening virus enters a space like this, it can potentially be difficult to eliminate the risk for the next patient. Yet, with the help of self-containment, this no longer is a concern. There’s a solution here capable of protecting the lives of many.

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Tags: Mobile Medical Vehicles, Technology, Mobile Command Centers, Insider