|Fairbanks, Alaska – U.S. HealthWorks, a leading national operator of occupational healthcare centers, today announced the acquisition of the Fairbanks Urgent Care Center. Located at 1867 Airport Way, Ste.130B, in Fairbanks, the facility will continue to offer urgent care, occupational medicine, and physical therapy services.
Terms of the transaction, effective December 29, 2010, were not disclosed. The move expands the number of U.S. HealthWorks operated medical centers in Alaska to five and nationwide to 134.
“We’re thrilled to expand our footprint in the great northwest and we look forward to serving our new Alaskan clients and patients,” said Dr. Andy Parker, senior vice president of operations. “Dr. Harikian brings with him a top-notch team that will undoubtedly continue to be a success in the region.”
“U.S. HealthWorks, with its national network of physicians and medical centers, will provide added innovation and resources, enabling us to expand the scope of our services,” said Dr. Larry Harikian, who will remain on as the center’s medical director. “Our facility will continue to offer quality medical services to the community, and now we’ll also be able to tap a larger network for added expertise and depth. This will be a very positive change for our patients and clients.”
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 151 clinics and worksite centers in 13 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.