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Table 1 Cost savings from preventing unnecessary emergency department visits.

From: Calculating the return on investment of mobile healthcare

  Annual expenses ($)
Annual cost of mobile health clinic 565,700
Total annual visits 4,848
Total visits discounted by 20% 3,878
Cost per visit 117
Cost of preventable emergency department visit [9] 923
Cost avoided per mobile clinic visit 806
Annual projected costs avoided 3,125,668
  1. The Family Van expenses versus costs for non-emergent and emergent but primary care treatable emergency department visits.