Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) founded in 1978 is one of the country's largest and most respected hospital management companies.
UHS subsidiaries own and operate 218 locally-managed facilities, including 25 acute care hospitals, 187 behavioral health facilities and six ambulatory surgery centers in 36 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and employ more than 65,000 people. The company's 2010 acquisition of a competing behavioral health company helped make UHS the largest facilities-based behavioral health provider in the country. UHS hospitals are licensed for more than 25,000 beds and generated more than 6.3 million patient days from nearly 611,000 admissions in 2011, a reflection of the high quality patient care provided at its facilities.
UHS is committed to high-quality patient care in the communities we serve, and is recognized for its responsive management style and a patient-first philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.