|CHICAGO – U.S. HealthWorks, one of the largest operators of occupational healthcare centers in the United States, today announced it has acquired the three Advanced Occupational Medicine Specialists (AOMS) healthcare centers in the Chicago area.
The centers, the first in Illinois for U.S. HealthWorks, are located in downtown Chicago and two nearby suburbs, Bellwood and Schiller Park. The acquisitions bring the total number of U.S. HealthWorks medical and worksite clinics to 182 nationwide in 17 states.
The downtown Chicago center is located at 614 West Monroe Street. The Bellwood center is located at 2615 West Harrison. The Schiller Park center is located at 4200 North Mannheim Road, five miles from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
Terms of the transaction, effective January 1, 2013, were not disclosed.
The facilities will continue to offer a wide range of 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 centers feature state-of-the-art facilities and also provide sports medicine expertise.
The Bellwood center is open from 7 a.m. until midnight on Monday through Friday. The downtown facility has weekday hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., while the Schiller Park center’s weekday hours are 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. All three centers are open Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.
"As a provider of occupational medicine in Chicago for many years, we recognize the innovation and resources U.S. HealthWorks will bring to our patients," said Dr. Raj Khanna, medical director of Advanced Occupational Medicine Specialists. "U.S. HealthWorks' national network of physicians and health centers are a great match for us. We're excited about becoming an integral part of the U.S. HealthWorks team."
"Dr. Khanna and his team have tremendous medical experience and have developed a great reputation in Chicago. We welcome these strong additions to the U.S. HealthWorks family," said Gregory Marotta, senior vice president of national operations for U.S. HealthWorks. The Illinois centers build U.S. HealthWorks' presence in the Midwest, joining three centers in Indiana and six each in Ohio and Wisconsin.
About U.S. HealthWorks
U.S. HealthWorks, a subsidiary of Dignity Health, is one of the country's largest operators of occupational healthcare centers. With 182 clinics and worksites in 17 states and more than 2,700 employees – including approximately 800 medical providers – U.S. HealthWorks centers serve more than 12,000 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 ergonomics programs.