|VALENCIA, CALIF – U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, a leading operator of
occupational health care centers in the nation, today announced the acquisition of First
Care Occupational Medical Group located at 25327 Avenue Stanford, Suite 105,
Valencia, California; and First Care Walk-In Medical Group located at 22840 Soledad
Canyon, Saugus, California. This acquisition expands U.S. HealthWorks’s presence in the
California market to 64 medical centers, with a total of 118 nationwide.
Both medical centers integrate 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. In addition to providing occupational medicine services, the Saugus medical
center offers Urgent Care services and is open Monday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10
p.m. Terms of the transaction, completed December 31, were not disclosed.
“We are very excited to have acquired these medical centers in the Santa Clarita
community, just minutes away from our corporate headquarters in Valencia,” said
Therese Hernandez, Senior Vice President and General Manager of U.S. HealthWorks in
California. “We are also pleased to extend after hours care to First Care clients through
our Chatsworth and Van Nuys locations, which are open 24/7.”
“We welcome Dr. Barnhart and his professional team to our medical group,” said
Leonard Okun, M.D., National Medical Director for U.S. HealthWorks. “They have
developed a strong reputation in the community, and we look forward to continuing
their legacy of providing quality medical care and superior customer service.”
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 119 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
The telephone number of the U.S. HealthWorks medical center in Valencia is (661) 295-2500. The telephone number of the
Saugus medical center is (661) 799-1776.