|EDISON, N.J. – U.S. HealthWorks, a leading operator of occupational healthcare centers nationwide, today announced the acquisition of the Priority Medical Care, operator of two medical clinics in Bridgewater and Somerset.
The acquisition of these two centers brings the number of U.S. HealthWorks operated medical centers in New Jersey to seven and increases the number of U.S. HealthWorks centers and worksite locations to 173 nationwide.
The Priority Medical Care Bridgewater center is located at 350 Grove St. The Somerset center has operated under the name Total Care Occupational Medicine and is located at 370 Campus Drive.
Both facilities offer occupational healthcare 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. The Bridgewater center also offers urgent care services. Terms of the transactions, effective January 12, 2012, were not disclosed.
“U.S. HealthWorks has a highly regarded national network of physicians, health clinics and medical resources, and possesses a strong commitment to quality at all its centers,” said Ian Brodrick, M.D., of Priority Medical Care. “We’re excited to join a company that will bring additional resources to support our services to patients.”
“We are pleased to have the talented teams from Priority Medical Care and Total Care Occupational Medicine join our medical group,” said Gregory Marotta, vice president of operations, east division, for U.S. HealthWorks. “The expanded network of clinics in New Jersey will allow us to better serve all our clients and patients in the region.”
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 173 clinics and worksites in 15 states and over 2,700 employees – including approximately 600 medical providers – U.S. HealthWorks centers serve over 11,000 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.