WASHINGTON, MO. — St. Louis-based Paric Corp., acting as design/build contractor, has broken ground on a $30.4 million expansion of Patients First Health Care located at 901 Patients First Dr. in Washington. Two, three-story wings totaling 109,000 square feet will be added onto the existing 85,000-square-foot physician-owned medical facility. When completed, the building will include an ambulatory surgery center, a cancer treatment center, additional physician offices, and expanded retail space and meeting rooms. A three-story parking structure and additional surface parking will complete the project.