King of Prussia, PA (October 18, 2023) — Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS) today announced that Eric Goodwin, VP and Chief Information Officer (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.
PhillyCIO presents the annual peer-adjudicated ORBIE Awards, promoting outstanding technology leaders to the business community, building relationships between CIOs, and their trusted business partners and inspiring the next generation of technology leaders. Since 1998, over 700 winners have received the prestigious ORBIE® Award. Finalists and winners are selected through an independent peer review process, led by prior ORBIE recipients, based upon Leadership and management effectiveness, business value created by technology innovation, and engagement in industry and community endeavors.
“Congratulations to the UHS Information Technology team and Eric Goodwin, VP & CIO, on winning the CIO ORBIE Award, recognizing outstanding accomplishments, leadership and innovative vision,” said Mike Nelson, Senior Vice President, Strategic Services for UHS.
About Universal Health Services
One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since our inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues during 2022 were approximately $13.4 billion. In 2023, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #331 on the Fortune 500; and ranked #434 among U.S. companies on Forbes Global 2000 World’s Largest Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was upon the Company’s founding in 1979, enabling us to provide compassionate care to our patients and their loved ones. Our strategy includes building or acquiring high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, investing in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and becoming the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 27 inpatient acute care hospitals, 331 inpatient behavioral health facilities, nearly 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 39 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. It acts as the advisor to Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust (NYSE:UHT).
PhillyCIO is the preeminent peer leadership network of Philadelphia chief information officers. PhillyCIO is one of over 30 chapters of the Inspire Leadership Network, a national membership organization comprised exclusively of CIOs from public and private businesses, government, education, healthcare and nonprofit institutions. PhillyCIO is led by a CIO Advisory Board, supported by an executive director and staff. Underwriter executives ensure programs remain non-commercial and exclusive to qualified CIOs and members.