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BestMed Launches New Occupational Medicine Services

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Services promote optimal workplace wellness and occupational injury response at BestMed Roseburg clinic 

BestMed, a comprehensive provider of quality urgent care, primary care, physical therapy, and musculoskeletal services in Lane and Douglas counties, announced today the launch of a new occupational medicine service line now available to local employers. Services are currently available at the BestMed Roseburg clinic (780 NW Garden Valley Boulevard, Suite 310, Roseburg).

“Occupational medicine is a key service for employers in our community,” said Dr. James Daskalos, who will be leading BestMed’s Roseburg occupational medicine service line. “I’m thrilled to join BestMed’s Roseburg team to bring a broad-spectrum of occupational medicine services to local businesses and community members. While furthering accessible healthcare in Roseburg and treating employees back to health with the injured worker program, these range of services also promote long-term employee well-being and the financial health of local businesses.”

As a provider of accessible and quality medical care to Lane and Douglas counties, BestMed’s occupational medicine services include comprehensive testing, assessment and recovery treatments to help businesses minimize lost productivity, reduce healthcare costs, support long-term employee health. These benefits can ultimately save employers $5 to $161 with every dollar invested in personnel screenings. BestMed is partnering with local businesses to help companies hire qualified job candidates who are fit-for-duty, maintain optimal wellness of all employees, and ensure a safe return to work after accidents while reducing employer costs.

“BestMed knows first-hand the need for quality occupational medicine services in our community. These services are designed to ensure employers and employees have a reliable partner dedicated to the organizations safety and wellbeing,” said Bill Clendenen, BestMed Chief Executive Officer. “It has been found that 25 percent of employer healthcare costs are related to unhealthy lifestyles. By taking proactive care of our employees, we can promote both the health of workers and the financial health our businesses.”

Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce and BestMed will host a meet-and-greet with BestMed providers to celebrate the availability of the new occupational medicine services. The celebration is February 11 from 5-7 p.m. at the BestMed Garden Valley location (780 NW Garden Valley Boulevard, Suite 310, Roseburg, Oregon 97471), and local business owners, community members and media are invited to attend.

BestMed’s occupational therapy services include an array of employer-based tests including Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals, drug and alcohol screenings, and even pre-placement strength examinations. With continuous employee wellness a top priority to many employers, BestMed services also include prevention services, immunizations and vaccines, executive physicals, and Electrocardiogram (EKG) testing. This can help avoid nonfatal accidents, which can result in a median of eight days away from work. In response to onsite accidents, BestMed is also equipped to thoroughly assess and treat injured employees through occupational injury response and treatment services.

For more information about BestMed’s occupational medicine services, please visit

About BestMed

Celebrating over ten years of serving patients throughout Lane and Douglas Counties, BestMed is an outpatient healthcare organization that provides urgent care, primary care, physical therapy services, and musculoskeletal clinic services. Our focus is on providing high-quality patient care to the neighborhoods and communities we serve. BestMed is a growing company that was established in 2008 with one clinic and nine employees and has grown to 14 clinics all within the Eugene, Springfield, Junction City, Veneta, Oakridge, Cottage Grove, and Roseburg areas. For more information, please visit

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