2355 Stanford Court, Unit 701
Naples, Florida 34112

Fast Facts: Friendship Health Clinic

Service Lines

Service Lines include primary care, medical specialty, comprehensive dental services, medication assistance program, and community education programs.

  • Top five diagnosis: Diabetes, Hypertension, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), and Obesity.

Chronic Disease Management

  • Approximately 80% of patient base is diagnosed with Diabetes or pre-Diabetes
  • Many patients are affected by multiple unmanaged chronic diseases (i.e. obesity & diabetes, COPD & CHF, etc.)
  • Health status for our Patients – “age is happening” general decline, unable to maintain health, arrive in crisis – our role is to stabilize, educate, and provide regular follow up to improve the health status of the individual.

Number of Patients Served

  • 2018 forecasting 2,100 visits
  • 40% medical visits; 60% dental visits (current state)

Value of Preventative Care/Continuum of Care

Many of our patients feel they have limited options due to financial hardship due to these challenges our patients would traditionally utilize emergency services for non-emergency care and/or emergency care that could have been prevented with regular health maintenance and education.

Cost of patient use of emergency services
  • Average Emergency Room Visit Cost to Uninsured Patient – $450.00
  • Average SFHC Visit Cost to Uninsured Patient – $40.00

What differentiates our organization from other clinics?

  • Volunteer Base – retired and practicing medical and dental professionals, as well as volunteer clinical and clerical support, is utilized to optimize dollars raised and provide office hours Monday – Friday 8a-5p.
  • Age – 50 and older
  • Flexible payment plans to ensure patients receive care when they need it, regardless of their ability to pay. Offering a “Continuum of Care” model
  • Minimal Requirements – show financial need, Federal Poverty Level, eligibility to determine cost on sliding scale.
  • Employment Status – patients are accepted and eligibility is determined on financial need, regardless of employment status.
  • Variety of Specialty lines – Gynecology, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Orthopedics, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Pulmonology, Alternative Pain Management, Physical Theraphy and more.

Interested in volunteering?

Contact Allie Harrison at AHarrison@FriendshipCenters.org