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 28 Acute Care hospitals, 331 Behavioral Health inpatient facilities, 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.
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 Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS), the company’s clinicians collect data about the number and percentage of patients who saw a statistically meaningful clinical improvement. →
Becker’s: The strategies UHS' president of behavioral health uses to tackle workforce shortage
March 2023 – Behavioral health is projected to be one of the fastest-growing areas in healthcare, by market value, over the next few years. Those projections may fall short, however, if issues like workforce shortages aren't addressed. 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. →
Southridge Behavioral Hospital Announces Location: 2145 64th St. SW in Byron Center, MI
February 21, 2023 — Southridge Behavioral Hospital, the joint venture partnership between UHS and Trinity Health Michigan, reports today that building design is progressing and the facility is on schedule to open in 2025.
Lehigh Valley Health Network and Universal Health Services Announce Plans to Build New Behavioral Health Hospital
February 13, 2023—Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and UHS today announce plans to construct a new 144-bed behavioral health hospital in Hanover Township, Pa., across from the Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Muhlenberg campus.
ABC Channel 6: Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman receiving treatment for clinical depression
February 2023 — "Clinical depression is a brain illness that impacts just about every aspect of a person's functioning," said Mark Friedlander, the Chief Medical Officer of the Behavior Health Division of Universal Health Services.
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. We recognize the immense talents of our 89,000 employees and we set the vision that we hope they believe in and buy into. →
Marc D. Miller Recognized as One of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
December 5, 2022 — This prestigious recognition program acknowledges and honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential figures in the industry in terms of leadership and impact.
General Catalyst Unveils 15 Health System Partners to Drive Digital Transformation
November 15, 2022 — General Catalyst and global partners now cover 10% of the US population and parts of the UK to deliver health assurance solutions across demographics.
Philadelphia Inquirer: Miller Theater on Broad Street Is Getting a $30 Million Makeover
November 2022 — “We want Philadelphia to have a theater that’s equal to any in the country,” said Alan B. Miller, 85, a founding member of the Kimmel Center board, in a recent interview. “I’ve gone to the theater many times. I grew up in New York. And we want this theater to be on that level.” →
Becker's: A Look at UHS' New 'Multipronged Approach' to Treating Veterans' Mental Health
November 2022 — Although veterans have a 57 percent higher risk of suicide compared to those who have not served in the military, fewer than 50 percent of returning veterans have access to necessary mental health treatment, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Matt Peterson, president of Universal Health Services' behavioral health division, shared with Becker's what steps the health group is taking to address this issue. →
Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards 2022: Congratulations Michelle Carson, UHS
October 2022 — We congratulate Michelle Carson, Chief Litigation Counsel, in recognition of receiving the Best Mentor Award from the Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards 2022. “Michelle is an exceptional leader. She is an example to others with her integrity, dedication, intelligence and resourcefulness,” said Matt Klein, SVP and General Counsel, UHS. →
Universal Health Services’ Executive Vice President Matt Peterson Promoted to Brigadier General for Air National Guard, U.S. Air Force
November 1, 2022 — UHS announced today that Matt Peterson, Executive Vice President and President, Behavioral Health Division, has been promoted to Brigadier General, Air National Guard (ANG), U.S. Air Force. The official pinning ceremony was held in Minnesota in October.
Edward H. Sim Named Executive Vice President, UHS and President, Acute Care Division
October 25, 2022 — UHS has announced the appointment of Edward (Eddie) H. Sim to Executive Vice President and President, Acute Care, succeeding Marvin Pember, who has announced his intention to retire.
UHS ACOs Saved Medicare $82.2 million in 2021
October 18, 2022 — Prominence Health Plan, a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, announces its 2021 Accountable Care Organization (ACO) results with more than $82 million in savings to Medicare and more than $56 million in earnings for its 3,000 participating physicians.
Universal Health Services Patriot Support Programs Expands Military Advisory Board
Oct. 3, 2022 — We announce the expansion of the Patriot Support Programs Advisory Board, welcoming new member Major General (Ret) Jerry L. Fenwick, U.S. Air Force, and Air National Guard.
Altru and Universal Health Services Sign Letter of Intent to Expand Inpatient Behavioral Health
June 14, 2022 — Altru Health System and UHS have signed a letter of intent to work together in expanding inpatient behavioral health services. The two entities are exploring opportunities for an inpatient behavioral health facility in Grand Forks, ND.