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U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group announces the acquisition of Workforce Medical Center in Redwood City, California
Nov 1, 2008
VALENCIA, CALIF – U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, a leading operator of occupational health care centers in the nation, today announced the acquisition of Workforce Medical Center at 201 Arch Street, Redwood City, California. This acquisition expands U.S. HealthWorks’ presence in the Northern California market to 18 medical centers, with a total of 62 in California.

The Redwood City medical center integrates the full spectrum of occupational medicine, including injury and illness diagnosis and treatment, preventive services, pre-placement and post-offer exams and testing, physical therapy, return-to-work programs and orthopedic services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“We are excited to expand our services to the Redwood City business community,” said Leonard Okun, M.D., National Medical Director for U.S. HealthWorks. “Workforce has built a strong reputation for providing excellent care to clients and patients and we intend to maintain that legacy in addition to further developing our service capabilities.”

“This will be positive for Workforce and U.S. HealthWorks clients alike,” said Therese Hernandez, Senior Vice President and General Manager of U.S. HealthWorks in California. “Workforce clients will enjoy access to our large network of medical centers, and U.S. HealthWorks clients will enjoy the convenience of an additional medical center in the San Francisco Bay area.”

About U. S. HealthWorks Medical Group

Based in Valencia, California, U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group was founded in 1995 and is the largest operator of occupational health care centers in the state of California. With 116 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 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. They specialize in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and wellness programs.

The telephone number of the U.S. HealthWorks center in Redwood City is (650) 556-9420.

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