The Sky’s the Limit: Potential of Drone Usage in Rural Healthcare

The Sky’s the Limit: Potential of Drone Usage in Rural Healthcare

by Allee Mead ruralhealthinfo.org The Health Wagon and RAM are free mobile clinics providing care to medically underserved areas. Read more about The Health Wagon and Remote Area Medical®in RHIhub’s Rural Health Models & Innovations. In April 2016, a drone was accepted into the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum collection after completing the first drone delivery approved by…

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Set up underway at Wise County RAM clinic; Va. Governor, senators set to attend

Set up underway at Wise County RAM clinic; Va. Governor, senators set to attend

by Elizabeth Kuebel WISE COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – Dozens of people began getting tickets Thursday that allow access to a three-day event that provides free dental and medical services to thousands across our region. The Remote Area Medical clinic in Wise County is now part of the political backdrop to a larger issue — the debate…

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McAuliffe invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to visit Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise

McAuliffe invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to visit Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise

augustafreepress.com Governor Terry McAuliffe today invited Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to join him on Friday as he travels to the Remote Area Medical clinic at the Wise County Fairgrounds, which runs from July 21-23 this year. Governor McAuliffe has visited the RAM clinic every year he has been in office to hear firsthand from patients, medical staff, and volunteers. He…

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RAM Clinic, free health screenings coming to Wise County this weekend

RAM Clinic, free health screenings coming to Wise County this weekend

By Will Morris wjhl.com WISE COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – A free Remote Area Medical event is coming to the area this weekend at the Wise County Fairgrounds. From Friday through Sunday you can go to the clinic free of charge and receive medical, dental, and optical treatment from Health Wagon medical professionals. Note some changes…

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RAM clinic returning to Wise on July 21-23 with free dental, medical and eye care

RAM clinic returning to Wise on July 21-23 with free dental, medical and eye care

By Zach Irby Bristol Hearold Courier BRISTOL, Va. — The Wise County Fairgrounds will soon be transformed into a Remote Area Medical clinic that is expected to provide free medical, dental and vision care to thousands over three days. Those who are underserved and uninsured will begin lining up hours before the gates open at…

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RAM returns to fairgrounds in three weeks

RAM returns to fairgrounds in three weeks

Coalfield.com The nation’s largest health care outreach, Remote Area Medical of Virginia, returns to Wise July 21-23. The event provides free eye, dental and medical services to thousands across the region. Remote Area Medical of Virginia (RAM of Virginia), with The Health Wagon and the Virginia Dental Association Foundation, will return for the 18th year…

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An Insider’s Guide to Far Southwest Virginia

An Insider’s Guide to Far Southwest Virginia

Further from the population centers of the Eastern Seaboard, Southwest Virginia is a mountainous – and very beautiful – part of the state that begs to be explored and enjoyed by outdoor lovers. The opportunities are there, whether it be hiking to the highest point in the state, pedaling rugged mountain bike trails or picturesque rail trails,…

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Thinking differently about health care

Thinking differently about health care

By Victor Mitchell gazette.com The technology innovators at Apple once urged consumers to “Think Different.” It was just an advertising slogan, but resonated deeply with consumers looking for technology solutions. We need that same spirit when it comes to health care. Instead of getting stuck in the binary choice between Obamacare and Trumpcare, we must…

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Governor Terry McAuliffe visits health care clinic

Governor Terry McAuliffe visits health care clinic

By Olivia Bailey wcyb.com WISE COUNTY, Va. – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe says thousands flocking to a free health care clinic in Wise County illustrate the need for Medicaid expansion in the state. McAuliffe finished up a trip to southwest Virginia with a visit to the clinic. The governor says now is the crucial time…

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Local clinic partners with Army to provide free health care

Local clinic partners with Army to provide free health care

By Krista Frost wymt.com WISE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – Many people in Wise, Virginia and surrounding areas are gathering at the Wise County Fairgrounds to take advantage of the opportunity for free health services provided by the Health Wagon and the Army. Both provided resources which allow people to have dental and general health screenings…

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