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OUR IMPACT

By eliminating common barriers to health care access, we move towards health equity in our city. Our priorities are to improve health together through trust, prevention, and education. We work together with clients and partners in our communities to make this happen. And, by measuring the outcome of our work, we can quantify our impact.

 
So she said, “Come back and I’m going to give you a little card and we’re gonna walk through this.” Not only do they give you service, but at the same time they kind of give you a friendship.
— Margarita —
 
 
 
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Impact on Health*

 

HEALTH
LITERACY
49%

 

VAN
VISITS
107,929

 

PREVENTING
DISEASE
5,648

   
Regular clients improved their health and health literacy
 
Visits to the van since our inception
 
People with previously undetected illnesses over a 10 year period
 
 

Impact on Personal & Professional Growth*

 

VOLUNTEERS
TRAINED
600+

 

CULTURAL
SENSITIVITY
76%

 

LEADERSHIP
SKILLS
86%

   
Over the last 10 years
 
Future health professionals improved their cultural sensitivity
 
Workshop attendees gained information and skills to be more effective leaders
 
 
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Impact on the Bottom Line*

 

RETURN ON
INVESTMENT
23:1

 

VOLUNTEERS
TRAINED
600+

 

MONEY
SAVED
$2.8M

   
Averaged over the last 5 years
 
Value of our volunteers time over the last 5 years
 
In avoided emergency room costs over 5 years
 
 

Impact of Mobile Health Vans in America**

Mobile Health Map is our online toolkit for the approximately 2,000 mobile health clinics across the country. It is a collaborative community where clinics can share data, prove impact, and build research. Below are some national statistics on the impact of these mobile units:

RETURN ON
INVESTMENT
12:1

 

VAN
VISITS
6.5 Million

 
 
Average return
 
Visits per year
Our research has shown that mobile health clinics in the US are getting more bang for their buck in providing quality care at a lower cost. The average Return on Investment for mobile health is 12:1.   Our research has proven that Mobile health clinics are improving access to care with up to 6.5 million visits annually.
 
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* For details on what's behind our results, visit our research, https://thefamilyvan/research/.

** To learn more about our research and advocacy, visit http://www.mobilehealthmap.org/research.