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Mobile Health Map and You

Mobile Health Map is an online resource dedicated to developing and strengthening the collective influence of mobile health clinics worldwide.  The program was founded in 2007 by Jennifer Bennet, Nancy Oriol, MD, and Anthony Vavasis, MD, and currently has over 700 mobile clinics registered in the system.  The founders of this program shared an original goal of increasing recognition and understanding of successful initiatives currently operating in the mobile health sector.  In order to achieve these goals, Mobile Health Map incorporates platforms for step-by-step data entry, information analysis and extrapolation, and a geographical display of every clinic operating in the United States.  These elements make it easy for clinics to register with Mobile Health Map, participate in ongoing research, and contribute to the success of the greater mobile health clinic industry.

Data entry on Mobile Health Map occurs through the site’s “Planning Tool Kit.”  This tool kit requests specific figures on various elements each clinic’s practice, and provides detailed instructions for how clinics should approach gathering and calculating this information.  This level of clarity is critical not only to simplify the process of entering data, but also to ensure that Mobile Health Map receives consistent, dependable statistics for further extrapolation.  Once this data is processed, clinics can view their personalized Mobile Health Map Dashboard, which provides analyses pertaining to program strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for growth. Specifically, the dashboard features program impact, system impact, bottom line impact, and quality check up.  These components are determined, respectively, based on individuals served, prevention services provided, annual expenditures, and public health services. This highly intricate examination of mobile clinic operation has countless applications in relation to program development and stakeholder outreach. From an industry standpoint, this data reveals larger trends and provides essential guidance towards improving the way the mobile health sector provides care.

In addition to statistical resources, Mobile Health Map provides an interactive online map, which features every registered mobile health clinic currently in operation.  This feature complements the content generated by the Planning Tool Kit by creating a visual representation of the geographical scope of mobile health clinics. The map allows an individual to search for clinics based on service area, service category, target population, affiliation, and funding.  The most fundamental purpose to this map is to increase awareness. This centralized display of active clinics allows mobile health programs to become more aware of similar programs operating nearby, alerts regional leadership of opportunities to provide better care to their communities, and serves as an indicator of the widespread presence of the mobile health sector.

As national demand for health care develops in relation to changing social and economic conditions, it is essential that leaders in this field consider the role of mobile health clinics as an answer to some of our most confounding challenges.  Initiatives such as Mobile Health Map offer promising lines of communication by establishing platforms for meaningful discussion and action in this constantly evolving field.

Clinic Features for Different Environments

Odulair Mobile Clinics are designed and constructed with the purpose of meeting the environmental, operational, and medical demands associated with providing sustainable healthcare to communities in need.  In order to address the expansive range of circumstances in which Odulair clinics are utilized, each unit is designed with highly customizable features. Many factors are considered when developing a mobile clinic, and a great deal of creativity and ingenuity has produced the diverse selection of clinics currently in operation today.  Variations in Odulair clinics utilized around the world are determined primarily by factors concerning the types treatments provided, the local environmental conditions, and social and economic features of the region receiving treatment.

Treatment Provided

One factor of critical consideration when constructing a mobile medical vehicle is the type of medical treatment that the vehicle will be providing.  Treatment demands vary regionally, and require differing assortments of medical equipment and structural capabilities. Within the United States, the most frequent healthcare requests are for primary care, followed by dental care, followed by mammography exams.  In contrast, there is a much higher demand in developing nations for maternal and child health services, including pre and post natal care and pediatric care. This distinction exists largely in response to the United Nations Millennium Development goals, which originally established ambitious targets to reduce infant mortality and maternal mortality by the year 2015, and catalyzed the persisting effort to provide this type of care.  The subsequent treatments of highest demand in developing nations include primary care, followed by surgery, followed by dental care. These variations in medical services are determinants for factors such as the level of medical equipment required, the quantity of people who will be treated at the clinic, and the duration of clinic activity in a single location.

For treatment types requiring a greater quantity of medical instruments, or requiring particularly heavy medical equipment, it is important to design a clinic that can support the additional weight.  In these cases, a 4x4 truck setup may be ideal, because the robust structure of the vehicle is more capable of withstanding the strain of increased weight. Furthermore, the walls of these vehicles can be reinforced to support the weight of medical equipment that is attached to the interior.  

In situations where mobile clinics will typically provide care to a large population of people, or operate in a single location for a long period of time, the size of the clinic is a prominent factor.  For the sake of comfort and ease of use, these situations call for larger clinics. A trailer or coach setup can meet these size demands and provide a comfortable setting for large scale medical care.

Environmental Factors

Mobile medical clinics often reach communities with difficult environmental conditions, which place a higher demand on vehicle durability.  Most commonly, road conditions, the distance driven, and the regional climate are factors that can produce challenges for mobile clinics.  

Issues pertaining to road conditions and travel distance can most easily be addressed by implementing a 4x4 truck setup.  The four wheel drive is a highly attractive quality in these situations, and can maneuver vehicles through most environments. In extreme circumstances, where there may be no roads at all, six-wheel drive is also a viable option. The 4x4 trucks also possess an appealing quality for clinics that drive long distances, because they are generally smaller and more compact.  As a result, these vehicles are lighter weight and demand less fuel.  

In addition to the considerations associated with transportation, the climate in the region of treatment can produce treatment difficulties. Any situation with extreme temperatures strains energy demand and the quality of medical care provided. In response to this, Odulair offers various wall treatment options that mitigate the effects of these temperatures.  In regions of unusually high heat, a clinic may be treated with a UV reflective coat. Similarly, clinics operating in cold climates can utilize a cold condensation reduction coating.

Social/Economic Factors

The social and economic conditions of the region receiving treatment contribute to varying expectations pertaining to comfort, policy complexity, and the availability of both material and professional resources.  

Comfort is a factor of higher consideration in urban regions, where travel conditions are generally predictable and patients place a higher value on experiencing a clinical setting that resembles that of a standard medical facility.  Mobile clinics with ample space and a relaxing atmosphere are ideal in these scenarios, and the coach style clinic is most suitable for providing this type of experience. Additionally, Odulair offers a feature known as the Synesthesia Patient Relaxation System, which implements lighting and imagery applications to relax patients during treatment.  

Mobile clinics operating in developed or urban regions may also encounter more challenges pertaining to local policy. One prominent example of this type of restriction is the requirement of commercial drivers licenses for mobile units over a certain weight or size class in the United States. If medical providers do not want to devote resources to hiring a professional driver, it will be in their best interest to keep the clinic within the restricted weight and size limits.  

Finally, the availability of resources is an important variable that directly affects a clinic’s ability to operate effectively. The availability or absence of material resources such as fuel and water may lead a medical provider to consider a mobile clinic with features such as a solar power system or water storage tanks. These features have been successfully implemented in other mobile clinics and reduce concerns associated with operating in the absence of limited resources.  The consideration of resource access is also relevant to the availability of medical professionals. In regions where highly educated and trained medical professionals are in short supply, mobile clinic providers will benefit from the implementation of telemedicine technology. This technology allows clinics to connect with medical professionals around the world for advice during complex medical treatments or scenarios.

Odulair Mobile Clinics offer a valuable opportunity to construct a customized vehicle that addresses all of the needs of any given clinical effort.  The interactive and comprehensive nature of the process utilized to produce Odulair clinics guarantees a product that can provide remarkable medical care even in the most challenging circumstances.  Ingenuity has characterized Odulair products in the past and will continue to serve as a catalyst for development in the future.

Clemson Solar Powered Mobile Clinic

In 2016, Odulair was commissioned by Clemson University’s Sullivan Clinic to develop and unveil the world’s first 100% solar powered mobile medical clinic.  This project utilized Odulair’s extensive background in innovative clinic design and manufacture in order to develop a product which could comprehensively satisfy the functional demands of the Sullivan Center’s outreach program.  The resulting mobile clinic was momentous because it reduced the clinic’s overall environmental impact and improved operational conditions for both medical providers and patients. The clinic currently operates in a variety of settings and with a wide range of purposes.  It is sized at 23 feet by 16 feet when fully expanded, is equipped with eight solar panels, utilizes energy efficient medical technology, and incorporates a battery system that completely eliminates the need for a generator. Now, more than a year since its unveiling, the Sullivan Center has experienced great success with the solar powered clinic, and is excited about the future of this program.

Dr. Paula Watt has directed the Sullivan Center since 1996, and leads efforts to reach underserved populations across South Carolina.  The Sullivan Center mobile clinic travels regularly to Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, and Anderson counties, and reaches communities often overlooked by the traditional medical field.  The clinic receives support from the State of South Carolina, which perceives a great deal of value in the way this clinic supports its underserved communities. Specifically, Senator Thomas Alexander (R) championed this effort and said he hopes the Sullivan Center will become the model for other organizations who wish to pursue the evolution of health care through the empowerment of an individual in their own health.  With this influence and through Dr. Watt’s leadership, the program emphasizes the importance of preventative care and provides an extensive variety of services pertaining to health education and clinical treatment. This set of services creates the need for a highly versatile and durable clinical vehicle. The Odulair solar powered mobile clinic features a set of distinct customized features that not only address the specific treatment needs of the Sullivan Center program, but raise the overall industry standard for quality and functional capacity.

Solar Benefits

The implementation of solar energy as the sole power source for a mobile medical clinic has numerous benefits of remarkable significance.  Aside from the unmistakable environmental benefit of utilizing a renewable energy source, Dr. Paula Watt expressed that the solar panel system installed in the Sullivan Center clinic also offers practical advantages that relate directly to the medical services provided.  These advantages include the elimination of noise, toxic fumes, generator maintenance costs, and the challenges associated with obtaining power in settings limited by environmental or policy-related restrictions.


No noise means no noise. One of the greatest benefits Dr. Watt’s clinic has enjoyed by eliminating the generator in favor of a solar powered system is the subsequent elimination of the noise produced by the generator.  Dr. Watt explained a variety of problems associated with generator noise and why it is so beneficial to implement a solar energy system. Most fundamentally, the noise produced by a generator is problematic because it is loud and can promote a sense of agitation in those working and those visiting the clinic. This is even more detrimental in a setting where patients may already be nervous about receiving medical treatment. Further, the constant presence of a loud motor makes it difficult for healthcare providers to operate efficiently and accurately. Even basic medical services, such as the evaluation of vital signs, can be greatly disrupted by the noise and vibrations of a generator.  Obstructive noise can also hinder the critical communication that takes place between medical providers and patients at the clinics. This is especially evident in communities where language barriers exist. Dr. Watt described a recent experience in which the solar powered Sullivan Clinic vehicle was parked in close proximity to a generator operated vehicle. The noise from the neighboring clinic was loud enough to cause disruption in Dr. Watt’s clinic as well, and her students and staff were reminded just how beneficial it is to operate in the absence of a generator.

Air Pollution

Solar energy is also the preferred choice for the Sullivan Center’s Odulair mobile clinic because it eliminates localized air pollution.  Even the most efficient generator produces toxic fumes containing elements such as carbon monoxide and smog-forming pollutants. These gases linger and accumulate in the air when a generator is run for hours at a time, and can negatively impact the health of those inhaling the air.  According to Dr. Watt, it is typical to require a constant source of power while operating a clinic, therefore clinics functioning on generators must run the engine for the duration of clinic activity. This can last approximately eight hours per day, in a single location, depending on the type of clinic and location of service.  Such pollution is problematic for regional environmental impact, and has immediate implications for those receiving treatments. Dr. Watt explained that the existence of toxic air in a treatment setting contradicts the Sullivan Center’s efforts to promote well-being in their community outreach. By utilizing solar energy to run their clinics, the Sullivan Center has created a safer, healthier treatment environment for its patients.

Maintenance Cost

The cost of maintenance is an additional factor the Sullivan Center took into serious consideration when comparing the relative benefits of solar powered energy and generator based energy.  Generators require a significant amount of regular maintenance in order to ensure efficient operation and to preserve the engine for the duration of the expected lifetime. Typical maintenance may include part replacement, cleaning, fluid service, and a variety of additional efforts.  However, as experienced by the Sullivan Center’s Odulair mobile clinic in a scenario with a previous clinic setup, maintenance and repairs can extend beyond these basic requirements in cases of more complex generator complications. Since the implementation of the solar powered clinic, however, the Clemson mobile clinic has essentially eliminated maintenance costs altogether.  The only maintenance associated with solar energy involves regular cleaning of the panel surface for optimal sun absorption. This distinction saves money in the form of materials and professional services. Furthermore, this feature saves time, efforts, and resources which should be devoted directly to patient care. Such benefits are particularly compelling when comparing overall monetary costs of the two power options, and indicate that the long term savings associated with solar power offset the initial investment in more ways than one.

Power Access

Another notable benefit the Sullivan Center’s Odulair mobile clinic experiences with its solar energy system pertains to the opportunities created by the freedom to operate without dependence on a limited power source.  While generators can be easily transported, they are still dependent on a substantial quantity of fuel. Additionally, Clemson graduate and Sullivan Center Health Extension Agent, Logan McFall, explained that there have been situations in which clinic generators were not allowed to operate in urban settings, due to local policy limiting noise and air pollution.  Solar, however, can operate in almost any setting and is even effective on cloudy days. This capability allows Clemson’s clinic to operate confidently in rural settings lacking easy access to power and fuel, and in urban settings constricted by space and local policy. Additionally, the Clemson clinic can remain active in natural disasters, when other medical providers are hindered by insufficient energy resources.

Additional Features
Odulair’s solar powered clinic also features a variety of additional technological innovations designed to improve the way Clemson carries out its healthcare services.  FlexClinic is the product name of the movable walls installed within the clinic. These walls, designed and engineered by Odulair, allow an incredible degree of flexibility by allowing multiple layout configurations by simply re-arranging the position of the walls.  These Odulair walls can transform the vehicle from a single room that fits up to twenty people, to a combination of small rooms that ensure privacy through sound-proof walls. The Clemson mobile clinic has specific needs for every imaginable FlexClinic wall arrangement.  The large room may be used for events such as recreation therapy or educational presentations. The smaller rooms may be used to implement a reception area and private treatment rooms.

In addition to FlexClinic, the Odulair design incorporates an incinerator toilet and a 300 gallon water storage tank into the clinic’s design.  These features eliminate the need for Clemson healthcare providers to make extra stops to manage black water (waste disposal). The external design of the clinic also features customized elements such as food storage bins.  These bins are essential for Clemson programs responsible for distributing fresh produce and teaching communities about healthy living.

Finally, the mobile clinic has been modified with four-wheel drive capabilities.  This allows Dr. Watt and her team to safely access and drive in all weather conditions through rural settings such as farm fields, without fear of the vehicle becoming stuck in muddy terrains.  McFall also explained one surprising benefit to the four-wheel drive. The novelty of this feature stimulates a great deal of interest from community members receiving health care, and this common interest helps foster discussion and a relationship between the clinic and the communities it serves.

Public Attention

The innovative nature of the Odulair solar powered mobile clinic has drawn a great deal of positive public attention for the Sullivan Center’s outreach program.  According to Dr. Watt, the clinic serves as a major attraction and source of curiosity to current and prospective Clemson students when it is parked on campus. Students and tour groups flock to the vehicle with questions, and subsequently spread awareness and interest for the program.   This type of interest not only promotes the clinic outreach program within the University, it also elevates the University as an institution of learning and service. Beyond the University setting, the solar powered mobile clinic has gained Dr. Watt and her team news coverage and invitations to technology expositions.  One such exposition, the Global City Teams Challenge took place in Fall 2017, and featured community oriented collaborations between organizations and independent projects. This venue serves as a platform for Clemson’s clinic to gain recognition, and establishes Clemson as a leader and example for future ingenuity in the field of mobile medicine.  Dr. Watt referred to this overall recognition as a “priceless” by-product of the clinic’s advancements, and conveyed appreciation for the platform to spread awareness of the important work carried out by mobile medical clinics.

Looking to the future, the partnership between Odulair and the Clemson Sullivan Center offers promising opportunities for sustainable healthcare in South Carolina’s rural communities.  The clinic itself is expected to last until 2030, a product lifetime that will allow Clemson healthcare providers to deliver crucial service to multitudes of individuals in need. The aspect of renewable energy in this mobile medical clinic signifies a distinguishing technological advancement with multifaceted value pertaining to healthcare and environmental impact.  It is practical to assert that Clemson’s success with this clinic will inspire and propel similar efforts and ingenuity in the future, and will lead industry-wide efforts to shape healthcare that fits the needs of those it serves.

Mobile Pharmacy Trailer

Mobile Pharmacy Trailer by Odulair is ready for telepharmacy. The benefit of tele pharmacy in mobile pharmacy trailers is its remote access to pharmacy care by small rural communities that typically don't have enough business to sustain and support a full-time pharmacist in their community. For that, Odulair equips its vehicles with satellite links to enable digital communications wherever the Mobile Pharmacy Trailer travels to. Welcome to the rural pharmacy of the XXI century. By Odulair.
Mobile Pharmacy Trailer by Odulair
Mobile Pharmacy Trailer by Odulair

Mobile Clinics for Sale

Mobile Clinics designed and manufactured by Odulair are recognized by clinicians as the international standard for quality in mobile medical vehicles. Mobile Clinics by Odulair are available for sale, lease and rental as Mobile Clinic Bus, Mobile Clinic Trailer, Mobile Clinic Truck, Mobile Clinic Van, Mobile Clinics RV. Every Odulair Mobile Clinic and mobile medical vehicles are custom manufactured to be “medical from the ground up”™.

Odulair Medical Clinics are innovative, self-contained "clinics in a box"™ manufactured in a variety of sizes and platforms. Mobile Clinics for sale by Odulair come in almost any size or configuration that you may desire, including mobile medical solutions for every medical specialty on truck, trailer, bus, van, and shipping container platforms.

Odulair most agile mobile medical units are "runabout" mobile medical vehicles that can weave through urban traffic like a breeze. These runabout mobile medical vehicles are configured with a Sprinter Van type of vehicle, or equivalent.

If you deal with tough weather, tough roads, and need a tough clinic to deal with it, look no more.
Our smallest 4X4 vehicles are built on Ford truck chassis with 20 ft (6 m) clinics attached and our largest medical vehicles and can be built with single or double expandable sides.

If you have a vehicle with minimum towing capacity, then consider an Odulair Futura trailer, shinny and aerodynamic like an airplane, that is bound to give an extra visual impact to your practice.

This freedom of customization allows Odulair to build exactly what you need without forcing you to choose a less appropriate mobile medical unit.
Odulair believes that the highest standard of quality is required for any mobile medical unit to best meet the needs of the patients and the medical staff.  While other companies may agree with this philosophy, Odulair is the only company in the world committed to building all of our products to this exemplar.

Each of our medical facilities is designed and built to be Medical From The Ground Up™. This means that every step throughout the manufacturing process, from the initial framework to the finishing touches, is optimized for the performance of medical exams and treatments. Medical From The Ground Up™ design and manufacturing of our mobile imaging units and mobile surgery units is unique to Odulair and demonstrates our commitment to offering the best solution for medical outreach care. 

3D engineering software allows Odulair products to be designed to exact precision. CAD cutting tools and computer-aided manufacturing equipment allows us to follow through with the same precision in the finished product.

Our mobile clinics manufacturing process utilizes the latest technology for building precision modular and mobile medical facilities. Each Odulair mobile medical unit is custom-built to ensure that the needs of each and every one of our customers is met. Quality Products – that’s what Odulair is all about.

Odulair mobile medical units are manufactured with aluminum framing for lightweight, but strong facilities. Additionally, many of our products include RF (Radio Frequency) shielding to reduce the effect of electrical and environmental noise, avoiding interference with sophisticated on-board medical equipment.

The extending slide-outs utilized in Odulair units are manufactured from aluminum for the strongest and lightest facilities possible.  These slide-outs allow us to provide a significantly larger facility, which improves workflow and patient throughput without greatly increasing the cost of the product.

In keeping with the Odulair "Medical From The Ground Up"™ approach, each wire used in our products is properly labeled and installed in a wiring harness. This allows for a cleaner assembly and appearance, and reduces possible electrical interference with on-board medical equipment.  We feel that this level of quality and safety is required in a proper mobile medical facility.  Without it, on-board medical equipment may not function within the proper power outputs.

Many custom and unique components of Odulair products are manufactured by skilled craftsman and specialty artists at the factories prior to being installed in our finished products.

The generator used in each Odulair mobile medical unit is installed in a custom enclosure, also known as a ‘Hush Box,’ designed to minimize noise for a more comfortable environment.  The generator installation is engineered and tested to be the quietest in the industry.  This lack of noise, even under extreme temperature conditions, increases patient and staff comfort, allowing for better facilitation of medical care.

Our metal fabrication shop produces custom options, made of aluminum, stainless steel and alloyed carbon steel, with laser precision.  The ability to work in all of these materials enables Odulair to provide  the best solution to meet our customers' unique needs.

Odulair only uses electrical components that meet the rigid standards for quality and reliability necessary in high-tech medical equipment and medical facilities. Each relay panel is fully assembled and then tested before it is installed in our products. Each assembler signs their name with personal pride to "their" creation.

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) routers, Punch Presses, and Precision Laser Cutters are used to cut wood and other materials with exact precision. the CNC machine cuts interior elements such as Impervious Corian brand countertops, Trespa brand walls, and Trespa brand ceilings. 

Highly durable and easy to clean hard-surface countertops, wall and ceiling surfaces provide the impervious surface necessary for cleanliness in a medical facility.  The use of these top quality components is one of the reasons that the between-case turn-around time in Odulair Mobile Surgery Units is among the quickest you'll ever see.

Solar Powered Mobile Clinics for Sale

Solar Powered Mobile Clinics by Odulair #mobileclinics bring many new improvements to your Mobile Healthcare operation. A Solar Powered Mobile Clinics by Odulair means:

-no more time and money in generator maintenance
-no more fumes
-no more noise
-no more burning operational dollars that could be used to treat additional patients.

Solar Powered Mobile Clinics manufactured by Odulair
Solar Powered Mobile Clinics by Odulair

You save money, and the quality of work environment improves 100%!

And that's a fact about Odulair Solar Powered Mobile Clinics #solar #solarpowered.

Mobile Healthcare Clinics manufactured by Odulair are available for sale worldwide. Available in over 50 medical specialties, Mobile Clinics and Mobile Medical Vehicles by Odulair are built on multiple platforms including medical trailers, medical trucks, mobile health vans and medical vehicles, as well as clinics in shipping containers and modular buildings.

Mobile Dental Trailer

USC (University of Southern California) partnered with mobile dental clinic manufacturer Odulair to produce the world’s largest mobile dental trailer. The new Odulair mobile dental trailer arrived with eight dental chairs and x-ray room, and ready to provide free dental care to underserved children in California schools.

Mobile Dental Trailer manufactured by Odulair
Mobile Dental Trailer manufactured by Odulair

“This is what gives me the satisfaction. This is where the rubber meets the road, literally,” Mobile Dental Clinic Director and Section Chair of Community Health Programs Dr. Santosh Sundaresan said at the ribbon cutting of USC’s Ostrow School of Dentistry brand new Odulair 48-foot-long mobile dental trailer.

The state-of-the-art mobile dental clinic clinic, built from a massive custom trailer by Odulair, joins seven other much smaller mobile clinics that make up the dental school’s fleet.

The brand new dental clinic on wheels is fitted with eight complete dental chairs and still bears the distinct odor of a new medical space. It was purchased thanks to a $3 million donations from the Hutto-Patterson Charitable Foundation. Catherine Hutto Gordon cut the ribbon to the new mobile clinic, alongside USC faculty.

The new Odulair mobile dental clinic expands to 22 feet wide when parked, offering more than 750-square-feet of dental office space.

Gordon praised the new mobile dental trailer and how it will allow in addition to dental care, the presence of of social workers allowing them to intervene when other issues such as child neglect, child abuse or other illnesses become apparent during dental exams.

USC’s new mobile dental trailer by Odulair is currently on a five-year mission to serve more than 45,000 underprivileged children throughout southern and central California as part of the Children’s Health and Maintenance Program, funded by tobacco taxes, USC officials said.

Mobile Dental Clinics by Odulair are available for sale, rental, or lease as Mobile Dental Trailers, Mobile Dental Truck Units, Mobile Dental Vans, shipping container based Dental Clinics.

Mobile Dental Clinics by Odulair
Mobile Dental Clinics by Odulair

Food Kiosks

Food kiosks designed and manufactured by Odulair open doors to the public this Thursday in St. Louis, MO. MetroLink riders have now a new place to grab a healthy meal at the north Hanley and Wellston transit centers, areas today considered as food deserts.

The St. Louis Business Journal reports that fresh food kiosks designed by Odulair will be rolling out on Thursday. Some areas of north county are considered food deserts Because people lack access to fresh, healthy foods.

The Missouri Foundation For Health awarded bi-state a grant for the Link Market Food Kiosk pilot program.

Metro is rolling out The Link Market food kiosk pilot program with Odulair on Thursday.

Fresh food kiosks will be located at the North Hanley and Wellston transit centers in North St. Louis County.

The Odulair food kiosks will offer Metro riders and nearby residents access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other food staples.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Resource Atlas identified the areas in north County as a part of "food deserts" that lack access to fresh, healthy foods. Between 45 and 70 percent of residents near the North Hanley station do not have cars, according to information provided by Bi-State.

Bi-State Development was awarded a $583,958 grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health to fund the 18-month The Link Market program.

Food kiosks and mobile kitchens by Odulair are available for sale as food trailers, food trucks, food carts, and modular buildings.

Mobile Audiology Trailers

Mobile Audiology Trailers: the best Mobile Audiology Services are enabled by Mobile Audiology Units manufactured by Odulair which provide the perfect mobile medical facility for on site mobile audiology testing, mobile audiometric testing, mobile occupational hearing tests, mobile occupational audiology services, and others. Mobile Audiology Units for sale by American manufacturer Odulair include Mobile Occupational Hearing Conservation Audiometric Units and Mobile Occupational Health Units available as Mobile Audiology Vans Mobile Audiology ENT Trucks and Mobile Audiology ENT Trailers fully equipped with Mobile Audiology Booths and state of art Mobile Audiology equipment. Mobile Audiology ENT units as trailers and trucks are both available to buy or lease.

Mobile Audiology Unit

Mobile Audiology Units are custom manufactured mobile medical clinics on a variety of medical vehicles including standard and 4 X 4 box-trucks, school bus, and passenger bus platforms. Hydraulic slideouts are available on the box-truck to enlarge the patient care area without enlarging the size of the vehicle. We also manufacture larger transportable, relocatable, and modular audiology clinics.

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Mobile Audiology Unit by Odulair
Mobile Audiology Unit by Odulair

If your goal is to provide school children with hearing tests, you might consider an Odulair Mobile Audiology Unit built on a Ford SuperDuty truck chassis or a slick modern looking all aluminum trailer. This rugged clinic offers a 20 ft. (6 m) clinic with ample space to test children of all ages.  The vehicle version offers easy access to schools both urban and rural and even remote regions with 4x4 capabilities. With its fully solar powered package, the Odulair Mobile Audiology Unit provides the ultimate in audiology ENT outreach services.

The Odulair Mobile Audiology Unit includes a consultation area where the medical team can speak privately with patients and their family members, along with an isolation chamber and medical equipment for both screening and diagnostic hearing tests. It provides everything needed for patient outreach programs in a compact and efficient package.

Medical teams can provide both screening audiology and diagnostic audiology within a single Odulair Mobile Audiology Unit. Additionally, audiology services can be included in an Odulair Otolaryngology Clinic (ENT Clinic). Mobile Audiology ENT  Units by Odulair are available as mobile audiology ENT trailers and mobile ENT audiology trucks. Leasing options for Mobile Audiology ENT Units are available for qualifying US customers only.

Mobile Audiology Unit by Odulair
Mobile Audiology Unit by Odulair

Ebola Isolation

Negative Pressure Room and a Special Kind of Isolation Rooms in Hospitals

The Ebola virus can be transmitted via contact with an infected patient's bodily fluids, airborne particulate epithelial cells, and with the virus suspended in aerosol moisture (droplet transmission). Clinical studies performed by the U.S. Army in 1995 (1)  and 2012 (2) also suggest that in cool, dry climates, the Ebola virus may exhibit airborne transmission. The patent-pending Odulair Ebola Isolation Unit provides virus biocontainment that address all of these known and possible modes of transmission.


The most common mode of transmission is through direct contact with an Ebola patient or the patient's bodily fluids. The virus must reach broken skin or a mucous membrane, but that is almost unavoidable because the patient and everything they touch are contaminated for up to seven weeks.
The patent pending Odulair Ebola Isolation Unit utilizes a central decontamination room that provides a safe room to spray or wipe down people and equipment to inactivate the Ebola virus. The Unit also utilizes a specialized pass-through autoclave to sterilize human waste such as urine, feces, and shower water including sweat, bagged biohazard waste such as clothing, linen, used consumables, needles, and anything contaminated with the Ebola virus. This sterilization pass-through eliminates the need for costly biohazard waste transport. The combination of the central decontamination room and the specialized autoclave provide complete isolation of bodily fluids and inactivation of the virus, addressing the most common mode of Ebola virus transmission.


As the Ebola patient’s symptoms advance, they suffer from severe dehydration causing epithelial cells to flake off and float in the air. A lesser known form of transmission is via inhaling or allowing these microparticles to come in contact with mucous membranes. Although wearing a respirator in the hot zone decreases contact with these epithelial cells, it is not always 100% effective. The Odulair Ebola Isolation Unit incorporates two technologies to address this mode of transmission. The Unit utilizes the highest level of HEPA Type A filtration that is 99.99% effective at eliminating airborne particles down to 0.3 microns in size. Additionally, all isolation room air is treated with germicidal ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which has demonstrated effectiveness at inactivating the Ebola virus. This extra containment step helps to provide a safer environment for health care staff when they are working within the contaminated hot zone.

Research on the transmission of the Ebola virus indicates that it may occur via aerosol particles on moisture from breathing, coughing, and sneezing. In clinical trials conducted by the U.S. Army, at temperatures between 22 to 28 degrees Celsius at 35 to 65% humidity, the inhaled aerosolized Ebola virus infected 100% of primate study participants suggesting that under some conditions the virus may be airborne (1, 2). The Odulair Ebola Isolation Unit exceeds the patient airborne infection isolation requirements in both the number of complete air exchanges per hour and the level of negative air pressure containment.

The Isolation Unit far exceeds the existing level of hospital safety for health care workers by providing a positive pressure protective environment, similar to a surgical theater environment, preventing airborne contaminants and the virus from entering into the medical staff work area. This is the only Ebola Isolation Unit that actively protects the medical staff against known and possible airborne transmission.


Our modular building design Odulair Ebola Isolation Hospital utilizes a 40' x 40'  (12.2m x 12.2m) module providing everything needed to isolate and treat two Ebola patients in a major hospital system. Multiple modules can be added horizontally and vertically to create a larger facility for increased patient use in almost any shape configuration. This module was designed for use in the major hospital systems in New York City and to provide a standardized Ebola Isolation Unit design for New York statewide use. This modular Odulair Ebola Patient Isolation and Treatment Unit can be operational in less than 6 weeks after receipt of order in the United States and it exceeds all of the CDC Guidelines for treating Ebola patients in a U.S. hospital.

This Odulair Ebola Isolation Unit is built in a tent to allow for rapid shipping via air freight. This portable isolation unit includes an 8-bed isolation tent with individual rooms for suspected Ebola patients (white tent), a small laboratory for testing blood samples on site (yellow tent connected at North), a small isolation tent for group treatment of confirmed Ebola patients (yellow tent connected at West), a protective environment medical staff tent (green tent in center), a technical decontamination tent for cleaning equipment (separate yellow tent), and a gross decontamination tent for PPE spraying (small red and yellow tent North of the technical  decontamination tent).

Our container-based Odulair Ebola Isolation Unit provides the same level of patient isolation and medical staff protective environment as our modular building design, however, each area is significantly smaller. This allows the inclusion of four patient beds in the same 40' x 40' (12.2m x 12.2m) footprint with space to spare. The unique container design also makes this a more affordable option for smaller hospitals. 

Odulair Isolation Units such as Mobile Biocontainment Units, Mobile Isolation Pods, Mobile Isolation Tents and Vehicles, and Modular Biocontainment and Isolation Units are available for sale, lease, and rent. Financing available for qualifying customers and projects. Contact your Odulair representative today to find out more.

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World’s First 100% Solar Powered Mobile Clinic

The world’s first 100% #solarpowered mobile clinic is unveiled Thursday at Clemson University Joseph F. Sullivan Center on campus. The new solar powered mobile clinic by Odulair will provide educational opportunities for Clemson students and increase mobile medical #outreach services to underserved populations in the Upstate and beyond. The new, one-of-a-kind mobile medical vehicle by Odulair includes other features that increase its efficiency and versatility in its role as the mobile arm of the health care center.

Dr. Paula Watt, Sullivan Center director, has seen the center go through two previous mobile clinics since her arrival in 1996. She said the benefit of a mobile clinic is twofold: it allows the center to effectively reach underserved communities and demonstrates to Clemson students the challenges in the care of vulnerable patients. A best-in-class mobile unit such as this new one by Odulair will further enhance the center’s ability to achieve these goals.

“We did immeasurable homework on what we wanted, because this will be a rolling billboard for Clemson University and the outreach it provides,” Watt said. “This vehicle is truly a dream come true for me and our staff.”

The clinic is the most ambitious project to date for the mobile medical clinic manufacturer, Odulair, which has built dozens of mobile clinics for other organizations, such as the Mandela Kids Foundation in Africa. Watt worked closely with Anita Chambers, president and CEO of Odulair, to create a unique, durable design for the clinic.

One of Watt’s primary concerns was the clinic’s off-road capabilities, so Odulair started the project with a four-wheel drive base so the clinic could tackle almost any terrain. The clinic features flexClinic™ technology, so that its walls can move and convert into space for one to five rooms. The clinic can be used as one large patient education room for 20 people or a combination of rooms for lab, reception and exam room services.

When parked, the new Odulair mobile clinic draws 100 percent of its power from a special solar battery system, which eliminates the noise and fumes from a traditional generator and decreases operation and maintenance costs. Chambers said the clinic’s solar power feature distinguishes it from other mobile clinics and is the world’s first mobile clinic to incorporate 100 percent solar operations.

“I think we’ve all dreamed of using #solarpower in this way for a long time, but the technology is finally at a stage where it can be useful,” Chambers said. #Mobileclinics are required to sit in farm fields or other remote locations for eight or more hours a day, so the use of #solarpower is a huge improvement.

Mobile Audiology Unit

Mobile Audiology Unit (also, ENT Mobile Clinic and Mobile Hearing Tests) for when one needs on-site audiology services and mobile hearing testing. Providing the best Mobile Audiology services such as mobile hearing tests and audiological assessments has never been easier thanks to the Mobile Audiology Units designed and manufactured by Odulair. Built on a variety of mobile clinic designs, Mobile Audiology Clinics provided by Odulair are available in the USA, Europe, Latin and South America, Asia, Middle East and Australia. One can choose between a variety of mobile medical vehicles including Mobile Audiology Trailers, Mobile Audiology Trucks, and Mobile Audiology Vans, available for sale, rent or lease by Odulair.

The Odulair Mobile Audiology Unit includes a consultation area where the medical team can speak privately with patients and their family members, along with an audiology booth and medical equipment for both screening and diagnostic hearing tests. It provides everything needed for patient outreach programs in a compact and efficient package. Self-powered (solar powered or generator), the Odulair Mobile Audiology Unit provides the ultimate mobile clinic outreach services for ear, nose, and throat cases.

Medical teams can provide both screening and diagnostic audiology services within a single Odulair Mobile Audiology Unit. Additionally, audiology services can be included in an Odulair Otolaryngology Clinic (ENT Mobile Clinic).