News

Mar 28, 2011

Watch Us Grow


The new South Broadway Health Center on William Street opened in January, 2011. It replaces the old South Broadway health center, which served the community since 1975. We more than doubled the size to 15,650 square feet and aim to double our capacity to see patients and WIC clients. Take a virtual tour of the new $3.2 million health center by clicking on gallery.

First Choice broke ground on Aug. 11  on a new Los Lunas Family and Community Health and Regional Dental Center. The $8.1 million replacement facility is expected to be finished in August 2012 and more than double our capacity to serve the region. Check out the Groundbreaking Ceremony Photos!

The 43,000 square-foot South Valley Health Commons opened in 2008 and provides a model for integrated care and collaboration with community health partners. The $13 million project replaced the original 1972 First Choice health clinic (then called Albuquerque Family Health Center). The project allowed us to triple our service to the South Valley community. It is only the beginning of First Choice's investment in the community's health and wellness. View a photo album of the facility, providers and patients by clicking here.

What's next?  Under the Affordable Health Care Act's Capital Development Grant Program, First Choice will continue to expand capacity and our scope of services at existing sites.

Our Patient-Centered Healthcare Home makes you feel welcomed and cared for by a team that:

  • Knows your health history and goals
  • Communicates effectively with you and with each other
  • Gives you appointments when you need them
  • Coordinates the complexity of labs, prescriptions, referrals and insurance

We go the extra mile to help our patients get help paying for their health care.

  • We assist with Medicaid applications
  • We help patients find insurance on the Marketplace
  • We enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
  • We provide a discount for services based on family size and income

First Choice Community Healthcare is a 501 c3 non-profit, community-based health center system that provides access to quality, patient-centered, comprehensive health care to all people who need it -- regardless of ability to pay. We are a health center grantee under 42 USC 245b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 USC 233 (g)-(n).

 

 


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