Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services in the nation with nearly 94,000 employees dedicated to improving people’s lives and transforming the delivery of healthcare. Through its subsidiaries, the company operates 27 Acute Care hospitals, 331 Behavioral Health inpatient facilities, 22 freestanding emergency departments and nearly 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care centers in 39 states in the U.S., Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. UHS also offers health insurance plans through Prominence Health Plan, and manages a network of physicians through Independence Physician Management.
Philadelphia Business Journal Health Systems Ranking 2023
December 2023 — UHS ranks at #7 on the annual list of largest health systems and hospitals in the Greater Philadelphia area as published by the Philadelphia Business Journal. The list is based on total number of licensed beds. See the list at bizjournals.com →
President and CEO Marc D. Miller and Chief Financial Officer Steve Filton Named to Becker’s Highly Successful Duos Annual List
December 5, 2023 — UHS is proud to announce that Becker’s Hospital Review has named Marc D. Miller, President & CEO, and Steve Filton, CFO, as one of 2023’s Highly Successful CEO-CFO Duos.
Eric Goodwin Receives the ORBIE Award Presented by PhillyCIO
October 18 2023 — UHS today announced that Eric Goodwin, CIO, has been awarded with the ORBIE® award presented by PhillyCIO. The ORBIE Award is synonymous with excellence and signifies exceptional leadership, innovation, and vision; representing the characteristics and qualities that inspire others to achieve their potential.
UHS Named Champion of Board Diversity by The Forum of Executive Women
October 10, 2023 — UHS today announced its designation as a Champion of Board Diversity by The Forum of Executive Women, the Greater Philadelphia Region’s premier women’s organization.
Universal Health Services Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) Saved Medicare $79.6 million in 2022
September 19, 2023 — Prominence Health announces 2022 Accountable Care Organization (ACO) results with over $79 million in savings to Medicare and more than $57 million in earnings for 3,000 participating physicians.
Behavioral Health Business: By Expanding into MAT, UHS hopes to add an Arrow to its Addiction Treatment Quiver
September 2023 — “We’ve always had a significant presence in addiction treatment and will probably expand our capacity in medically assisted treatment, at least incrementally,” Filton said Friday morning at the 2023 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference. Read more at bhbusiness.com →
Hippocratic AI Announces Founding Partner Program
August 1, 2023 — Hippocratic AI has announced the formation of its Founding Partner Program. The program involves leading health systems and digital health companies in both the United States and Canada, including Universal Health Services (UHS).
Universal Health Services Adding Oracle Health’s EHR to its Behavioral Health Facilities
July 19, 2023 — UHS is expanding the Oracle Health electronic health record (EHR) across its broad network of behavioral health facilities, providing access to a single, unified EHR in acute and behavioral health facilities across the United States to better inform care decisions and help improve patient safety practices.
Universal Health Services, Inc. Ranks on Forbes Global 2000 List — Makes Hall of Fame Status
July 12, 2023 — Forbes released its 20th annual edition of the Global 2000, which for the past two decades has ranked the largest companies in the world using four metrics: sales, profits, assets, and market value. UHS is pleased to announce it is ranked at #1322.
River Vista Behavioral Health Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
June 26, 2023 — Today, the new River Vista Behavioral Health held a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The hospital, which will accept its first patients in early July, will open in phases, increasing census during the upcoming months.
Becker’s: 35 health systems ranked by Revenue
June 2023 — While hospital expenses continue to climb as a result of inflation and workforce challenges, many health systems saw revenues increase year over year in the first quarter as recovery efforts continue and patient volumes rebound. Read more at beckershospitalreview.com →
The CEO Forum: Balancing short-term and long-term goals for healthcare employees
June 2023 — UHS President and CEO Marc D. Miller dives into the core drivers of culture and performance across business sectors that have created a proven track record for employees, and subsequently patients, over the past 44 years. Read the full article for Marc’s insightful and inspiring comments →
Modern Healthcare: Universal Health Services considers expansion as patient volume rebounds
April 2023 — Patient volumes rebounded and staff shortages began to moderate in the first quarter at Universal Health Services, signaling what CEO Marc Miller on Wednesday called a "year of continued transition into a post-pandemic world." Read more at modernhealthcare.com →
Beckers: 15 takeaways from Universal Health Services' annual report
April 2023 — King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services, one of the nation's largest healthcare providers, released its annual report April 6 detailing its growth, division changes and expansion plans. Read more at beckershospitalreview.com →
Forbes: UHS named to annual Global 2000 List of World’s Largest Companies
April 2023 — Universal Health Services, Inc. is a healthcare holding company, which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care centers. It also offers health insurance plans and physician services unit. →
Universal Health Services Breaks Ground for Alan B. Miller Medical Center in Palm Beach Gardens
March 28, 2023 — UHS today held a celebratory groundbreaking ceremony for the new full-service hospital to be located on Pasteur Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens. The new state-of-the-art hospital is expected to open in 2025.
Becker’s: The strategies UHS' president of behavioral health uses to tackle workforce shortage
March 2023 — Matt Peterson, president of the behavioral health division at King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services and a brigadier general in the Air National Guard, spoke with Becker's about how his team is working to mitigate the provider deficit in behavioral health. →
Behavioral Health Business Conference: UHS, Optum and Aetna Leaders offer ‘Outcomes Roadmap’ for Value-based Contracting
March 2023 — Even if a behavioral health provider is collecting measurement-based outcomes data, it can only do so much if its data is in a silo. For example, at UHS, the company’s clinicians collect data about the number and percentage of patients who saw a statistically meaningful clinical improvement. →
Universal Health Services, Inc. Ranked by Fortune Among World’s Most Admired Companies in 2023
February 1, 2023 — UHS is pleased to announce it has once again been selected by Fortune as one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in 2023.
Behavioral Health Business: Mental Health Executive Outlook: Why Patients, Providers and Payers Are Demanding More in 2023
January 2023 — The prognostications in this article come from executives of some of the largest incumbent companies and growing startups in the mental health space. Each had a different take on the same two questions: What will be the defining market forces of 2023? And what will your organization do about them? UHS President and CEO Marc D. Miller offers his insights. →
Tranformational CEO Forum: Interview with Marc Miller
January 2023 — What makes Universal Health Services (UHS) different in the healthcare sector. During this 20-minute video interview, Marc discusses with Robert Reiss, The CEO Forum, the UHS growth strategy, our deeply held values, and our focus on long-term performance. →