|VALENCIA – U.S. HealthWorks, a leading operator of occupational healthcare and urgent care centers nationwide, today announced the promotion of Joseph T. Mallas as President and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Mallas will report to Michael Blaszyk, Chairman of the Board of Directors, in his new role effective immediately.
After working at Liberty Mutual in Claims, Mr. Mallas started his 18-year tenure with U.S. HealthWorks in 1996 as Integration Team Leader. Joe went on to successive promotions including General Manager, Senior Vice President of Operations, and Chief Operating Officer.
“Joe’s extensive background in workers’ compensation and nearly three decades of healthcare industry experience make him uniquely qualified to lead our organization,” Mr. Blaszyk said. “His experience and knowledge will guide our firm through the changing landscape of occupational medicine specifically and the healthcare ecosystem overall. We are extremely fortunate to have somebody of Joe’s talent and caliber as our executive leader.”
“I am very excited to continue the U.S. HealthWorks mission of being the number one Occupational Medicine and Urgent Care provider in the country,” said Mr. Mallas. “It is my privilege to lead our skilled team in ensuring that we utilize our extensive footprint, great partnerships, and medical expertise to improve the face of American healthcare."
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 222 clinics and worksites in 19 states and more than 3,600 employees, including about 800 medical providers. Our centers collectively serve more than 13,000 patients each day, providing quality medical care to help employees return to work and allow employers to effectively manage claims and reduce lost work time. U.S. HealthWorks also offers special early return-to-work, injury prevention and ergonomics programs.