U.S. HealthWorks of Valencia, a leading operator of occupational health care centers nationwide, today announced the acquisition of Priority Medical Care, operator of two medical clinics in New Jersey. Terms of the transactions, effective today, Jan. 12, were not disclosed. The acquisition of these two centers brings the number of U.S. HealthWorks operated medical centers in New Jersey to seven and increases the number of U.S. HealthWorks centers and worksite locations to 173 nationwide. Priority Medical Care Bridgewater has two offices, one in Bridgewater and another in Somerset. The Somerset center has operated under the name Total Care Occupational Medicine. Both facilities offer occupational health care services, including diagnosis and treatment for injury and illness, preventive services, pre-employment and post-offer exams and screening, and return-to-work rehabilitative care. The Bridgewater center also offers urgent care services. “U.S. HealthWorks has a highly regarded national network of physicians, health clinics and medical resources, and possesses a strong commitment to quality at all its centers,” Ian Brodrick, M.D., of Priority Medical Care said in a statement. “We’re excited to join a company that will bring additional resources to support our services to patients.” “We are pleased to have the talented teams from Priority Medical Care and Total Care Occupational Medicine join our medical group,” Gregory Marotta, vice president of operations, east division, for U.S. HealthWorks added. “The expanded network of clinics in New Jersey will allow us to better serve all our clients and patients in the region.” U.S. HealthWorks is the second-largest operator of occupational health care centers in the nation with 2,700 employees, including approximately 600 medical providers. U.S. HealthWorks centers help employers control work-related injury costs through effective management of claims and lost work time and specialize in early return-to-work programs, injury prevention and wellness programs.