Hudson Headwaters Health Network Partners with Glens Falls Hospital to Build a New State-of-the-Art Health Center That Offers Patients Increased Access to Comprehensive Primary Care

06/04/18

Queensbury, N.Y. – Hudson Headwaters Health Networkand Glens Falls Hospital announced a joint partnership to construct a new health center in Moreau that increases patient access to primary care. Hudson Headwaters and Glens Falls Hospital will break ground this summer, with an anticipated completion date in the spring of 2019.

"This is a step forward towards improving the health of our community,” said Dianne Shugrue, President and CEO of Glens Falls Hospital. “Working together with Hudson Headwaters to ensure that patients in our region have access to the healthcare they need is a win-win for everyone.”

The new Moreau Family Health Center will be built on five acres of land on Route 9, one mile from its current location, and expand from its current size of 4,972 sq. ft. to a much larger space of 24,232 sq. ft. The health center will offer comprehensive primary care, an imaging and lab facility, as well as a pharmacy. This increase in services will enable the patients of Hudson Headwaters and Glens Falls Hospital to access multiple levels of care under one roof.

“Both organizations recognize the need to expand services in Moreau because of a growing population and have made it a priority to work together to serve that need,” said Dr. Tucker Slingerland, CEO at Hudson Headwaters. “Finding better ways to deliver health care requires good communication, joint planning and a willingness to do things we’ve never done before. So, both organizations are really proud of the planning process that went into this and our ability to provide more convenient health care to our patients.”

The new health center will include 18 fully equipped exam rooms, a procedure room, two behavioral health rooms and a care management room. It will also feature medical imaging, including x-ray and ultrasound, as well as laboratory services. The final design and plans for the building are contingent upon final approval through the appropriate planning process.

“We are thrilled with this partnership with Hudson Headwaters. It fits well into our strategy of expanding our access points in the community and offering more convenient services to patients,” said Tracy Mills, Vice President, Planning at Glens Falls Hospital.

For questions concerning the new facility, connect with us at www.hhhn.org.

About Hudson Headwaters Health Network

Hudson Headwaters is a nonprofit, community-based network of 17 health centers serving the Lake George/Adirondack and Glens Falls Region since 1981 and the northern Clinton County area since 2012. Services include comprehensive primary care, obstetrics, and gynecology, behavioral health, dentistry, podiatry, select specialty services, lab and imaging.

About Glens Falls Hospital

Glens Falls Hospital (GFH) is the largest hospital between Albany, NY and Montreal, Canada and maintains a service area that spans 6,000 square miles across 5 diverse counties. Founded in 1897, GFH today operates an advanced health care delivery system featuring 24 regional facilities including 8 specialty practices and 10 primary care centers. A vast array of specialized medical and surgical services are provided in addition to coronary care, occupational and behavioral health care, rehabilitation and wellness and others. The main hospital campus is home to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center, the Joyce Stock Snuggery birthing center, the Breast Center and a chronic wound healing center. GFH is a nonprofit organization and the largest employer in New York’s Adirondack region, with over 2,700 staff and more than 300 affiliated physicians. For more information visit www.GlensFallsHospital.org.

Contact

Matter (on behalf of Hudson Headwaters)

Jessica Wolter

Hudson_matter@matternow.com

978-518-4536

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