HRHCare: Announces Groundbreaking

Hudson River Health Care Announces Groundbreaking of State-of-the-Art Health Center at Southampton Hospital

New Health Center Means More Services for Residents of Long Island’s East End Groundbreaking: Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11:30am Eastern 330 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY

Peekskill, NY (September 20, 2013) – Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare), a not-for-profit, federally qualified health care system offering a range of medical services at its facilities throughout New York State, announced today that it will begin construction on its newest health center, The Kraus Family Health Center of the Hamptons at Southampton Hospital, in Southampton, New York on October 3, 2013. The new health center will offer expanded primary and preventative medical and dental services for the more than 3,500 residents of Long Island’s east end. “This new facility will be an outstanding addition to our health care system, and will further enhance our ability to provide everyone on the South Fork with comprehensive medical and dental care, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay,” said Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH, President and CEO of HRHCare. “We would specifically like to thank our partners, Southampton Hospital and Stony Brook University Medical Center, which have been instrumental in this process, and we are excited to build out our unique teaching program together.” The state-of-the-art health center is a dramatic renovation on the campus of Southampton Hospital, and will feature new programs including a family practice, women’s health services and dental services. The facility will also serve as a family residency program, which is a unique collaborative effort between HRHCare, Southampton Hospital and Stony Brook University Medical Center. Planning the development of the new health care center began in June of 2013, and the HRHCare Kraus Family Health Center is expected to be fully operational in early 2014. # # #


About HRHCare Hudson River HealthCare, Inc. (HRHCare) is a nonprofit, New York State licensed, Federally Qualified Health Center. Founded in 1975 to provide care to the medically underserved population of Peekskill, NY, HRHCare has grown to include: – 24 health centers and mobile health systems delivering care throughout a 9 county region of New York to a culturally and racially diverse patient population of nearly 100,000, with more than 350,000 patient visits annually. Including 2 health centers in Coram and Greenport. – A full range of services including family/internal medicine, women’s health care, pediatrics, dentistry,behavioral health care, optometry, podiatry, and nutritional counseling. – An innovative organization structure that works to improve the health of communities through a network of partnerships: with businesses, social service organizations, housing cooperatives, food banks, farm workers alliances and community organizations. For full information:, or 1-800-84-HEALTH. # # #

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