Oriol Health Care And Reliant Medical Group Break Ground On Margulies Perruzzi Architects-Designed Medical Facility In Holden, Mass.

Oriol Health Care and Reliant Medical Group Break Ground on Margulies Perruzzi Architects-Designed Medical Facility in Holden, Mass.

Oriol Health Care and Reliant Medical Group Break Ground on Margulies Perruzzi Architects-Designed Medical Facility in Holden, Mass.

Reliant Medical Group to occupy 17,000 SF in patient care building

BOSTON, Mass. – July 3, 2012 – Margulies Perruzzi Architects (MPA), one of Boston’s most innovative architectural and interior design firms, today announced the groundbreaking of a new three-story, 36,000 square foot medical office building in Holden, Massachusetts for Oriol Health Care, a family-owned and operated healthcare organization in the Worcester, Massachusetts area, and its primary tenant Reliant Medical Group, a multi-specialty medical group formerly known as Fallon Clinic. MPA designed the new base building for Oriol, and provided interior architecture and healthcare design services for Reliant’s 17,000 square foot tenant fit-out.

Reliant Medical Group is an independent group of physicians with more than 250 doctors and 1,700 employees at over 20 practices throughout Central Massachusetts. Reliant is relocating its current facilities on Shrewsbury Street and Main Street in Holden to a newly constructed patient care building on Oriol’s healthcare campus, located on the site of the former Holden District Hospital on Boyden Road. Built by Cutler Associates, an integrated design and construction management firm, the project is expected to be completed by early spring 2013. The building, which will house Reliant as well as other health care providers, will complement Oriol’s other medical arts buildings and skilled nursing facility on the site.

An affiliate of Atrius Health, Reliant Medical Group will occupy 17,000 square feet of the new facility, offering a family medical practice, laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, OB/GYN services, and an optical center. The new Holden location will offer more space, services, and upgraded technology for patients, and provides additional space for growth. Reliant established a Patient Advisory Council to involve patients in the design of the clinical setting.

“MPA and Reliant have enjoyed a long working relationship, and this Holden project is the latest example of how we draw on our prior experience to design an efficient, patient-centered facility,” said Marc Margulies, AIA, LEED AP, principal at Margulies Perruzzi Architects. “Reliant’s focus on patient concerns has been paramount in the design of this new building, and we are excited to see our design vision realized.”

Together, MPA and Cutler previously designed and constructed Reliant’s ReadyMED, a physician-staffed, walk-in medical care clinic in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts offering convenient, non-emergency medical services for adults, infants and children. MPA also completed for Reliant the design of a 15,000 square-foot “medical home” family practice facility in Leominster, Massachusetts, as well as New England Scope, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliant located in Worcester, Massachusetts that provides outpatient endoscopic services.

About Margulies Perruzzi Architects
Consistently ranked as one of Boston’s top architectural and interior design firms, Margulies Perruzzi Architects creates buildings and corporate interiors for clients who value design. The firm services the corporate, professional services, healthcare, research/lab, and real estate communities with a focus on sustainable design. Clients include Manulife/John Hancock, Nuvera Fuel Cells, Reliant Medical Group, Sapient, Hobbs Brook Management and Forrester Research. For more information, please visit http://www.mp-architects.com.

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