My Safety-Net Clinic: Cost-Benefit Tool

Created by Western Michigan University.  My Safety-Net Clinic (MySNC) is a tool to help clinics and designers understand the costs associated with various aspects of renovating, or designing a clinic.  Use the tool to calcuate costs for the following areas:

  • Waiting Areas
  • Patient Care Areas
  • Greeen Design
  • Exterior Lighting

Phases and activities related to this tool include:

Organizational Readiness

  • Develop the business plan
  • Develop the project budget
  • Explore various financing options


  • Determine financial feasability
  • Plan and program
  • Refine project budget/schedule