Anaheim, Calif. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014
WorkCare, Inc., the nation’s largest physician-owned and managed occupational health care company, announced today it has named Karen O’Hara as Director of Marketing and Communications.
Ms. O’Hara has nearly 25 years of experience in the field of occupational health. Her expertise includes consulting to hospitals, health systems and independent clinics; industry journalist; market analyst; and national conference planner, speaker and curriculum developer.
“I’m thrilled WorkCare is giving me this opportunity to convey the critical importance of providing high-quality, cost-effective occupational health care services to employers and their employees while demonstrating related positive impacts on business operations and worker well-being,” Ms. O’Hara said.
“I have known Karen for more than 20 years and am impressed with her knowledge of occupational health and her ability to communicate the key concepts that underpin our specialty. I look forward to working with her as we further expand WorkCare activities into employer education and employee health promotion,” said WorkCare President and CEO Peter Greaney, M.D.
“We are pleased to have Karen join WorkCare as our Director of Marketing and Communications,” said Chief Financial Officer Bill Nixon. “We are confident she has the experience we need to execute our strategic plans for the company.”
Ms. O’Hara’s responsibilities include oversight of the company’s editorial content including blog posts, newsletters and white papers, conference planning, promotions and social media. She will also assist with the company’s business development initiatives.
Ms. O'Hara's previous positions include Managing Editor and Communications Specialist with UL Workplace Health and Safety, Franklin, Tenn., and Senior Vice President/Editor-in-Chief with RYAN Associates and the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals, Santa Barbara, Calif. Prior to becoming an occupational health subject matter expert, she was a health care and education reporter and feature writer at the daily Santa Barbara News-Press.