|VALENCIA, CALIF – U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group added to its network of occupational and urgent care centers with the acquisition of Medical Emergency Treatment (MET), 441 Route 130, East Windsor, New Jersey. U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group is the second largest operator of occupational healthcare centers in the nation.
Like its U.S. HealthWorks counterparts, MET will offer employers comprehensive occupational health care, which includes injury and illness diagnosis and treatment, pre-placement and post-offer physical exams, drug and alcohol testing and orthopedic services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. It was completed March 6, 2008.
U.S. HealthWorks now operates 115 occupational medical centers the U.S., including six in New Jersey.
“We are very excited to be part of the East Windsor community and look forward to partnering with employers to keep workers healthy and productive,” said Greg Marotta, Vice President of East Coast and Midwest Operations for U.S. HealthWorks. “Clients of MET will benefit from convenient access to our other centers in New Jersey, including the one in nearby Jamesburg, just as our existing clients will benefit by having access to the MET center.”
“We continue to seek attractive expansion opportunities,” said U.S. HealthWorks Chief Executive Officer Daniel D. Crowley. “We are pleased to welcome MET and its employees and customers to our dynamic organization.”
About U. S. HealthWorks Medical Group
Based in Valencia, California, U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group was founded in 1995 and is the second largest operator of occupational healthcare centers in the nation. With 115 centers in 13 states and 2,400 employees – including approximately 350 affiliated physicians – U.S. HealthWorks centers serve more than 10,000 patients each day. U.S. HealthWorks centers help employers control work-related injury costs through quality medical care and effective management of claims and lost work time. They specialize in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and wellness programs.
For more information, visit www.ushealthworks.com.