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.
Becker’s: Why a big health system stuck with Oracle for its EHR
February 2024: Becker's talked to UHS CIO Eric Goodwin about how the relationship with Oracle has developed, where he anticipates it going from here, and why UHS is an EHR outlier. The publicly traded health system cemented its relationship with Oracle Health (formerly known as Cerner) last year when it selected the company as its unified EHR across its acute care and behavioral health hospitals. Read more at beckers.com →
Universal Health Services, Inc. Ranked by Fortune Among World’s Most Admired Companies in 2024
February 26, 2024 — UHS is pleased to announce it has once again been selected by Fortune as one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in 2024.
Universal Health Services receives 2023 Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award®
February 20, 2024 — UHS announced that it has been named a 2023 Human Experience (HX) Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey, the global leader in healthcare experience solutions and services.
Modern Healthcare: How 6 health system CFOs are tackling financial challenges
February 2024: Quoting CFO Steve Filton, Universal Health Services: "Our biggest financial priority in 2024 is our intentional effort to be competitively, fairly and adequately reimbursed by payers. We ensure that payers are administering claims according to CMS guidelines and that they are adhering to relevant contractual terms and by aggressively appealing claims that have been inappropriately denied." Read more at modernhealthcare.com (subscription required) →
Marc D. Miller on Fostering Safety and a Growth-mindset Culture
February 2024 — As leaders, CEOs are constantly being asked to lead in situations that are outside their comfort zone and present considerable risk. How leaders respond during these times can set up opportunities that benefit the business and its employees in the long-term and change an industry for the better. Meeting the moment requires courage in the face of uncertainty.
Universal Health Services Named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces 2024 for Diversity
January 29, 2024 — Award recognizes UHS’ impact and commitment to delivering a culture of Service Excellence, employee career growth and dedication to delivering high-quality healthcare.
Committed to Employing Military Spouses
January 2024 — In appreciation of the UHS Legal Department’s dedication to its Military Spouse Managed Review Program, TCDI, a legal technology and information firm, named UHS a 2023 Military Spouse Managed Review (MSMR) Program Partner.
Universal Health Services Announces Patriot Support Programs’ New Advisory Board
UHS is pleased to announce a new Advisory Board for its Patriot Support Programs initiative. At subsidiary behavioral health facilities across the country designated as Patriot Support Program entities, UHS provides treatment for active-duty military, veterans and their families.
Behavioral Health Business: Mental Health Executive Forecast: New Business Models, AI and Value-based Care to Define Industry in 2024
December 2023 — According to President & CEO Marc D. Miller, “Advancements in technology will continue to evolve how individuals interact with service providers, and in our industry, transform and improve the way health care is delivered.” Read Marc’s predictions for 2024 at bhbusiness.com →
UHS Ranks on American Opportunity Index for 2023
December 13, 2023 — UHS today announced it appears on the American Opportunity Index. Within the Healthcare category, UHS ranks at #45; within the Medical Care Facilities category, UHS ranks at #2.
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 →
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. →