|Occupational Healthcare Centers located in Minneapolis, Chaska, Robbinsdale
MINNEAPOLIS – U.S. HealthWorks, a leading operator of occupational healthcare centers nationwide, today announced the acquisition of the NorthWorks Occupational Health centers. The three centers are the company’s first in Minnesota.
The newly acquired centers are all in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and bring the total number of U.S. HealthWorks medical and worksite centers to 156 nationwide. The centers are located at 7550 34th Ave. South in Minneapolis; 4080 W Broadway, #200 in Robbinsdale; and at 1580 White Oak Drive, Ste 100 in Chaska.
All three facilities offer occupational medicine services, including diagnosis and treatment for injury and illness, preventive services, pre-employment and post-offer exams and screening, and return-to-work rehabilitative care. Terms of the transactions, effective July 27, 2011, were not disclosed.
“In analyzing potential partners for our organizations, U.S. HealthWorks stood out for its commitment to quality and its innovative approaches to providing care and working with clients to minimize workplace injuries and help employees recover and return to work quickly,” said John Capouch, CEO of NorthWorks.
“NorthWorks is well known in the Minneapolis area for providing high-quality care, and we are pleased to have their talented team join us,” said Gregory Marotta, vice president of operations, eastern division, for U.S. HeathWorks. “By extending our network into Minnesota, we will be able to serve our national clients who have operations in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.”
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 156 clinics and worksites in 14 states and over 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.