NMR Architects and Swinerton Builders were selected by Last Fronter Healthcare District as the design-build team for the Modoc Medical Replacement Facility, a critical access hospital in Alturas, CA. When complete the three-building project will consist of a hospital, outpatient clinic and support services building.

The new hospital will have all of the basic services required for a rural hospital including: registration admitting, lobby, an eight-bed nursing department, one operating room, central sterile supply and processing, emergency department, radiology, ultrasound, clinical laboratory, pharmacy, dietary, housekeeping, laundry and storage.

The primary care clinic will adjoin the hospital and provide eleven exam rooms and two procedure rooms. The outpatient clinic building will also provide laboratory services and a retail pharmacy.

The Modoc Medical Replacement Facility project is currently in design and construction is schedule for 2020.