|VALENCIA – U.S. HealthWorks, a leading operator of occupational healthcare and urgent care centers nationwide, today announced the appointment of Joseph T. Mallas to President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Mallas will report to Charlie Francis, Chairman of the Board of Directors, in his new role effective immediately.
Mr. Mallas was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in March of this year and has been with U.S. HealthWorks since 1996.
“We are pleased to appoint Joe Mallas as our new CEO. His long history with the organization and his extensive experience in the workers’ compensation industry make him an ideal leader for U.S. HealthWorks, especially during these changing times in healthcare.” Mr. Francis said. “I am confident that, with Joe at the helm, the company will continue to be highly successful.”
“I am grateful to the Board of Directors for my appointment to CEO. It is my plan to ensure that U.S. HealthWorks continues to deliver the best medical care to our patients and that we remain the number one provider of occupational medicine and urgent care provider in the country,” said Mr. Mallas. “I am excited to work with our leadership team making U.S. HealthWorks a magnet for the best medical professionals and talented teams in our industry. Our focus on the patient and customer experience will continue to drive our success. Together, we will continue to improve the quality of the American healthcare experience."
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 20 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.