Des Moines VA Mobile Clinic - VA Central Iowa Health Care System
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VA Central Iowa Health Care System

 

Des Moines VA Mobile Clinic

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VA Central Iowa Mobile Medical Clinic - Des Moines

Central Iowa is dedicated to expanding health care services to our Veterans living in rural coverage areas. This is achieved through use of our Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) which is equipped with CVT equipment to conduct primary and specialty care appointments. The MMU will have regularly scheduled stops at predetermined locations throughout Iowa. Please ask your Primary Care Provider how to enroll for the Medical Mobile Unit.

Mobile Medical Unit Services Offered and Potential Capability in Future

  1. Tele-Eligibility
  2. Flu Shots
  3. Blood Pressure Checks
  4. Telehealth Video Clinic Appointments – With the use of the Transportable Exam Station (TES unit), staff can utilize a digital stethoscope, exam camera, otoscope, and other peripherals to provide visualization and audio assessment capability to the provider. Additional supplies include but are not limited to ekg, bladder scans, and, spirometry depending on additional virtual care implementation.
  5. Clinics and Specialties
    1. Primary Care
    2. Respiratory (Future)
    3. Oncology (Future)
    4. Cardiology (Future)
    5. Tele wound (Future)
    6. Urology (Future)
    7. Mental Health (Future)
    8. Chaplain Services (Future)
  6. Home Telehealth Screening/Enrollment (Future)
  7. Telehealth Live Scheduling (Future/In progress of being setup)
  8. Telehealth Equipment Troubleshooting (Future)
  9. My HealtheVet Enrollment

Contact Information:

Jerry Self, Jr., Public Affairs Officer
Jerry.Self1@va.gov

Pamela South, BSN, MSN
Pamela.South@va.gov

Andrew Muth, MD
Andrew.Muth2@va.gov


 

 

 

 

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