The $6.5 million facility is one of a few in the region designed around the “patient-centered medical home” model of care, reports Patch.

The UM practices that will be moving into the new facility are: General Internal Medicine at 111 Plain Street (Providence office only), Gastroenterology at 110 Lockwood Street (Providence), Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at 407 East Avenue (Pawtucket), Hypertension and Kidney Diseases at Rhode Island and The Miriam Hospitals, Primary Care at 285 Governor Street (Providence), Primary Care at 1275 Wampanoag Trail (East Providence), Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital, and Rheumatology at Rhode Island Hospital and Bristol Medical Center.