Lawrenceville, GA, December 02, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- G.E. Walker was proud to help Remote Area Medical USA’s free health clinic in Manatee County on November 21-22. The clinic was organized by Stan Brock, founder and president of Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps, and local retired physician, Dr. Richard Conrad. Organizers estimated that more than 1,600 patients and over $1 million in free healthcare was provided at this clinic. The clinic offered medical services to those who either were under or uninsured. Volunteer medical staff were available to anyone who showed up. Davis Graham of the Manatee Diagnostic Center, reached out to G.E. Walker, Inc. to be a part of the clinic and coordinated the use of a portable X-ray and digital imager for the event. The event was able to provide much needed medical access to a large population in Southwest Florida and was a huge success.
By the numbers, RAM provided the following:
· Patients Treated: 1,618
· Adults Treated: 1,457
· Children Treated: 161
· Dental Procedures: 1,054
· Glasses: 467 Pair
· General Medical Exams: 501
· Pap Smears: 84
· Mammograms: 150
· Flu Shots: Adults 312/Children 50
· Non-Smoking Class 500
· Pediatric Medical Exams 161
About R.A.M. - Remote Area Medical (RAM) delivers no-cost health care to isolated, impoverished, and underserved populations around the world. Most clinics provide general medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and education unless otherwise indicated such as veterinarian services. R.A.M.’s mission is to prevent pain and alleviate suffering by providing free, quality health care to those in need.
About Manatee Diagnostic Center- Manatee Diagnostic Center was organized in 1985 and purchased by Dr. Angus Graham in 1988. In 1994, the MRI at Manatee Diagnostic Center was added to the complete our state-of the-art practice. In 2009, the company opened their Parrish and Arcadia offices and in 2010 opened the Pointe West office featuring the ultra-short, open-bore 1.5T MRI system. Manatee Diagnostic Center is committed to the highest standard of excellence and professionalism, with dedication to quality, protection of patient confidentiality and the ability to provide services by means of contractual or other arrangements to all patients without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin or handicap.
About G.E. Walker, Inc. - G.E. Walker, Inc. helps healthcare providers in the Southeast find optimal solutions in the dynamic medical imaging market. For almost four decades of helping customers design analog solutions, and more recently transition to digital, G.E. Walker Inc. brings an unparalleled level of expertise, supported by uncompromising customer focus and strong integrity.
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