To capture additional market share and consolidate practices into one convenient location, MIMA (Melbourne Internal Medical Associates) wanted to create a multi-specialty clinic in an underserved area of Melbourne/Brevard County, Florida. But MIMA’s vision involved more than just establishing a typical new medical office building. They wanted a striking facility that paid tribute to the community and made patients feel welcome within a comfortable and beautiful setting. Specific project objectives included the following:
ERDMAN provided MIMA with planning, design and construction services, which included a number of speed-to-market strategies. In particular, a tilt-up concrete method enabled faster construction time—and yet still allowed for aesthetic wall features such as attractive scoring, ample windowing, and a stucco-like concrete coating. Outcomes have included numerous successes, including the following:
Rather than create an imposing institutional atmosphere, the expansive MIMA/Health First Medical Group facility provides an exceptional patient experience within a captivating and soothing environment. Health First, Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system, acquired MIMA in 2013 to form Health First Medical Group.