Our Lady of the Lake Partners with Money Hill to Celebrate Construction of Its Newest St. Tammany Parish Clinic

Construction is underway on Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group’s Money Hill Walk-In Clinic on Highway 21 in Bush, Louisiana.

Bush, LA – Our Lady of the Lake Northshore held a groundbreaking celebration for its new Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Money Hill Walk-In Clinic. This innovative new ambulatory clinic will offer traditional primary care as well as 7 day-a-week, walk-in access to hundreds of St. Tammany Parish families across the Waldheim-Bush community. The clinic is scheduled to open in early 2023.

“Access and affordability. Shouldn’t that be what healthcare is all about? At Our Lady of the Lake and the Franciscan Missionaries of our Lady Health System, we think so. And we are committed to providing convenient access to high-quality healthcare at an affordable cost, along with a one-of-a-kind patient experience,” said Dr. Bryan Miller, Physician Executive, Interim Northshore Market President, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS).

The new 5,034 square foot clinic with its seven exam rooms will offer urgent care convenience at a primary care cost. Located adjacent to Money Hill’s Highway 21 entrance, the clinic is slated to be the first tenant in the new commercial development, The Village at Money Hill. 

“We are incredibly grateful to Mimi Goodyear Dossett and the Money Hill community for choosing our ministry as their health partner. Justin Greenleaf and his talented team at Greenleaf Architects brought forth the beautiful clinic design, and DonahueFavret Contractors is bringing that design to life in record time.” Miller added.

In the tradition of their Catholic healthcare ministry, Our Lady of the Lake always leads with their faith. They invited Deacon Edward Kelley, Annunciation Catholic Church, to offer prayer and blessing over the construction site. 

“This groundbreaking event was an inspiration to me, and it was very moving to see the overwhelming support and gratitude to FMOLHS for bringing much needed high-quality healthcare to this very special and historic area of St. Tammany. I am a firm and enthusiastic believer in St. Tammany Parish and our bright collective future. Together, strong partners like Our Lady of the Lake, DonahueFavret, Greenleaf Architects and Money Hill can plan for growth and expansion in a smart, visionary way that enhances quality of life and elevates the entire parish to be the best it can be,” said Mimi Goodyear Dossett, President, Money Hill. 

“We are proud to be a part of the team to help FMOLHS bring another leg of its healthcare system to our area. This building design is intended to preserve the architectural integrity of Money Hill, while bringing a progressive influence to the development. This traditional yet progressive approach mirrors the exceptional patient care that FMOLHS and Our Lady of the Lake are known for. Visit https://greenleafarch.com/our-lady-of-the-lake-physician-group to experience a digital tour and learn more about the project,” said Justin Greenleaf, Owner and Principal Architect, Greenleaf Architects. 

“This groundbreaking was about commitment. Commitment from DonahueFavret Contractors to utilize our local trade partners to construct a high-quality building on schedule and on budget. Commitment from St. Tammany Parish with buy-in for smart, growth-oriented projects. Commitment from Money Hill on the groundbreaking of this new commercial development that will be a catalyst for future mixed-use development for this community. And finally, commitment from Our Lady of the Lake and the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System to bring this asset to the surrounding region providing much needed access to high-quality, affordable healthcare. DonahueFavret Contractors is honored to serve as the design-build partner for this project.” Said Bryan Hodnett, Partner and VP of Business Development, Donahue Favret Contractors.

Pictured above, left to right: Justin Greenleaf, Owner and Principal Architect, Greenleaf Architects; Bryan Hodnett, Partner and VP of Business Development, DonahueFavret Contractors; Kyle Schroeder, Architect, Leed Green Associate, Greenleaf Architects; Theresa Maryan, Registered Interior Designer, Greenleaf Architects; Dr. Brian Galofaro, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group; Patrick Descant, Vice President of Preconstruction Services, DonahueFavret Contractors; Eddie James, Senior Project Manager, ADAMS Management Services; Savannah Saltaformaggio, Business Development, Northshore Market, FMOLHS; Toni Stevens, Business Development Officer, Northshore Market, FMOLHS; Dr. Garland Anderson, Our Lady of the Angels Health; Michele Lyons, Sr. Director, Ambulatory Clinic Operations, Northshore Market, FMOLHS; Rafael Flores, Director of Mission Integration, Northshore Market, FMOLHS; Cheryl Tanner, St. Tammany Parish Council; Kevin Cook, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, FMOLHS; Sr. Barbara Arceneaux, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady; Peter Guarisco, Senior Vice President, Mission Integration, FMOLHS; Mike Cooper, St. Tammany Parish President; Mimi Goodyear Dossett, President, Money Hill; and Dr. Bryan Miller, Physician Executive, Interim President, Northshore Market, FMOLHS. 

About Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group
With a growing network of more than 100 healthcare locations throughout Louisiana and beyond, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group provides advanced care to the people they serve. They’re part of one of the largest private medical organizations in Louisiana, giving their patients access to a large network of faith-based care with modern, leading-edge resources.

With nearly 600 providers, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group covers a robust spectrum of care. In addition to your annual checkup, their experienced team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of illnesses and complex medical problems.

About Money Hill 
Money Hill is a growing residential community, nestled amidst beautiful spring fed lakes, majestic pine and oak trees, walking trails, a championship golf course and nature preserves. Additional information can be found on their website at moneyhill.com.

About Greenleaf Architects
Greenleaf Architects is a multi-award-winning firm specializing in commercial architecture with 300+ million designs in completed construction. The firm maintains licensure from Texas to Florida, and the corporate workplace, hospitality, healthcare, service, faith and public industries are at the forefront of their focus.

About DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc.
DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc. was founded in 1979 by Jack Donahue. Today, it is a national award-winning firm with annual revenues of nearly $120 million and a staff of 59 professionals. DonahueFavret Contractors specializes in healthcare, hospitality, retail, and commercial construction and renovation, as well as disaster recovery throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South. The company is licensed in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. 

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