U.S. HealthWorks Acquires Three Tucson Medical Centers
Feb 22, 2010
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. HealthWorks, a leading operator of occupational healthcare centers in the nation, today announced the acquisition of all three Tucson Occupational Medicine healthcare centers. The acquisition of these centers expands the number of U.S. HealthWorks operated medical centers to six in Arizona and 131 nationwide.

The medical centers located in Tucson at 1661 W. Grant Rd., 2945 W. Ina Rd #103, and 888 S. Craycroft Rd #150 are occupational health facilities focused on providing injury and illness diagnosis and treatment, preventive services, pre-placement and post-offer exams and testing, and return-to-work programs. Terms of the transaction, which was effective February 19, were not disclosed. These are the first centers for U.S. HealthWorks in the Tucson area.

Ned Pucek, Southwest Regional Vice President of Operations for U.S. HealthWorks, said, "We are excited to expand our footprint in Arizona with these highly regarded centers, and we look forward to serving clients and patients in the Tucson area. We welcome the medical staff and employees of these centers to the U.S. HealthWorks team.”

"We are pleased that a respected national company as U.S. HealthWorks will be acquiring our three clinics,” said Dr. Scott Krasner, founder of Tucson Occupational Medicine who will remain as Center Medical Director. “Tucson is a major metropolitan area that maintains its small town person-to-person business relationships. With our current team of physicians and staff we know that U.S. HealthWorks will be able to sustain those long-standing relationships that we have enjoyed and develop others for many years to come."

About U. S. HealthWorks

Based in Valencia, Calif., U.S. HealthWorks was founded in 1995 and is the second-largest operator of occupational health care centers in the nation. With 158 clinics and worksite centers in 15 states and 2,000 employees – including approximately 350 affiliated physicians – U.S. HealthWorks centers serve thousands of patients each day throughout the country. U.S. HealthWorks centers help employers control work-related injury costs through quality medical care and effective management of claims and lost work time, specializing in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and wellness programs.