Springfield, MO – Ozarks Community Hospital (OCH) announces an expanded occupational medicine program this December. The program is housed out of the OCH Evergreen Clinic in north Springfield and includes orthopedic specialist Dr. Edwin Roeder and nurse practitioner Laura Clark.
“Our program is ideal for area businesses in need of access to both preventative and reactive employee healthcare services, such as an injury on the job,” says Mary Sherrer, Evergreen clinic administrator. “We’re thrilled to be able to provide a convenient occ med alternative for employers in and around the Springfield area.”
OCH Occupational Medicine offers same day appointment services including employer physicals, minor burn and laceration treatment, fracture care, treatment of sprains and strains, Department of Transportation physicals, vaccinations, sleep studies, tuberculosis tests and basic eye exams. The program also includes access to on-site physical therapy, lab, radiology, pulmonary function testing and EKG services; as well as coordinated after-hours care for work comp patients via the OCH Emergency Room.
For more information about the program, call the OCH Evergreen Clinic (417) 823-2900. The OCH health system encompasses two hospitals and 15 clinics located throughout southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. OCH provides a wide range of healthcare services including primary, care, women’s health, outpatient services, a 24/7 emergency room and additional specialists. For more information visit www.OCHonline.com.