|SAN DIEGO – The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency recently awarded U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group a “Director’s Award,” given annually to organizations that take a leadership role in promoting public health.
The award was presented to U.S. HealthWorks at the County’s Live Well, San Diego! event for “extraordinary achievement in protecting and promoting the health of residents in San Diego County.”
Dr. Leonard Okun, the National Medical Director at U.S. HealthWorks, accepted the award on behalf of U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group.
“We appreciate the recognition from San Diego County and our long partnership in serving the needs of county employees and residents,” Dr. Okun said. “The entire team at U.S. HealthWorks is dedicated to providing high-quality service and, with San Diego County, creating a great environment for residents to live healthy lives.”
U.S. HealthWorks has provided occupational healthcare to San Diego County employees for 35 years and has been active in supporting local efforts to promote public health, including an annual free blood pressure screening for residents.
U.S. HealthWorks, which provides services at 190 centers and work sites in 17 states, operates 11 centers in San Diego County.
About U.S. HealthWorks
U.S. HealthWorks, a subsidiary of Dignity Health, is one of the country’s largest operators of occupational healthcare centers. With190 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. U.S. HealthWorks is also on Facebook and Twitter.