Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services in the nation with 89,000 employees dedicated to improving people’s lives and transforming the delivery of healthcare. Through its subsidiaries, the company operates 28 Acute Care hospitals, 335 Behavioral Health inpatient facilities, and 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Becker's: Why UHS CMO Dr. Mark Friedlander is optimistic about the future of behavioral healthcare
September 23, 2022 — As the stigma against sharing personal mental health challenges lessens, more steps are being taken to make suicide prevention a national priority, according to Mark Friedlander, MD, chief medical officer of Universal Health Services' behavioral health division. Dr. Friedlander joined Becker's to share what developments and trends in behavioral healthcare he is excited about and that are moving the industry forward.
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.
UHS and Trinity Health Joint-Venture Partnership Announces Name of New Behavioral Health Hospital
June 9, 2022 — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a Final Order granting Havenwyck Hospital, Inc., a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, certificate of need approval for 60 adult psychiatric beds, allowing UHS and Trinity Health Michigan, in a joint venture, to open a new freestanding inpatient behavioral health hospital in Byron Center.
Universal Health Services and the George Washington University to Restructure GW Hospital Partnership
Under the restructured agreement, UHS becomes the sole owner of GW Hospital by purchasing the 20 percent minority interest from GW and a new partnership affiliation is created.
UHS Ranked Among Industry Leaders for Online Reputation
According to Reputation, a reputation experience management company, UHS has the third-highest Reputation Score among the 25 largest health systems evaluated.
Sierra Medical Center hosts ceremonial ribbon cutting in advance of public opening
March 21, 2022 — Northern Nevada Health System (NNHS) today hosted a ceremonial ribbon cutting to introduce its second hospital, Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center (SMC), to local dignitaries.
News Coverage: Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center in DC
February, 2022 — Mayor Muriel Bowser and Universal Health Services (UHS) along with George Washington University and Children’s National Hospital broke ground on the new Cedar Hill Regional Medical Center, GW Health in Ward 8 at the St. Elizabeths East Campus.
Universal Health Services, Inc. Ranked by Fortune Among World’s Most Admired Companies in 2022
UHS is pleased to announce it has once again been selected by Fortune as one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in 2022.
Behavioral Health Business Magazine: C-Suite 2022 Outlook
January 2022 — Marc D. Miller, President & CEO, “Seamless coordination across the full continuum of care has long been an aspiration across the industry. Now, through implementation of digital platforms and strategic alignment across providers, we can meet patients where they are, supporting them with appropriate care along the continuum.”