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Client/Architect: THe Geddis Partnership

Owner: The Institute for Family Health

Project Value: $16,000,000

Contract Duration: 2011

Services Provided:  Cost Estimating, cost management

Institute for Family Health - Community Health Center

New York, NY

This project involves providing cost estimating services for a 6-story renovation and expansion project at the existing campus of the former North General Hospital, a New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation (NYCHHC) facility, in New York City. The project included the renovation of 28,000sf of the existing five fl oors, and 7,000sf of expansion, to house clinical treatment rooms, labs, X-ray, cardio rooms, dental, and mental health departments, along with other supporting spaces. The health center, which accepts all patients regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay, offers outpatient services including urgent care, primary and preventive health care, behavioral health, dental and many specialty services. Primary care services available at the new center include chronic disease management, family planning, gynecological care, HIV testing and treatment, immunizations, hearing and vision screening, social services, and nutrition services.

The Institute for Family Health is a federally-qualified community health center (FQHC) network that provides primary health services to medically underserved populations. As an FQHC, they receive federal funding to subsidize care for uninsured/under-insured patients.