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Sanford Health OccMed program receives perfect score in national certification review

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The National Association of Occupational Health Professionals has certified Sanford Health’s Occupational Medicine program, attesting that all eight Sanford OccMed facilities are providing the nation’s highest standard of care in occupational medicine.

The review of Sanford OccMed received a perfect score from the NAOHP.  Sanford OccMed is also the largest franchise-based occupational medicine program in the country to achieve this certification.

“Sanford OccMed has always been dedicated to partnering with companies to provide their employees with the highest standard of care while assisting them in maintaining a healthy workforce” said Stephanie Murdock, Sanford OccMed executive director.  “This certification validates those efforts for all of our locations in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.”

With a goal of saving businesses time and money, Sanford OccMed is the largest network of occupational medicine clinics in the region. It works with businesses to navigate employment exams, prevent injuries, meet safety regulations and overall keep their employees healthy and on the job.

The NAOHP was established in 1990 to encourage the exchange of information associated with the effective administration of provider-based occupational health programs. Sanford OccMed’s certification is valid for three years. 

About Sanford Health
Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 43 hospitals and nearly 250 clinics in nine states and four countries. Sanford Health’s 27,000 employees, including 1,400 physicians, make it the largest employer in the Dakotas. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have allowed for several initiatives, including global children's clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases. For more information, visit