UHS is one of the largest and most respected hospital management companies in the nation.
Founded in 1979 by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alan B. Miller, Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS), UHS and our affiliates have focused on meeting our patients’ healthcare needs in all of the communities we serve.
The company operates through its subsidiaries more than 350 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the US, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. Our more than 81,000 dedicated and talented employees treat more than 2.5 million people each year with dignity and respect.
We recognize that the patients we serve come to us at the most vulnerable times in their lives, and we put them first every day and help them achieve their best possible outcome. Our consistent growth correlates directly to our focus on providing the highest level of patient care resulting in more patients and referring physicians choosing us.
- Patients are our first priority. We take pride in our strong patient satisfaction scores that continually increase.
- We have high standards for quality. In 2015, 46 UHS acute care and behavioral health facilities rated as Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® for 2014, the last time this recognition was awarded by The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies healthcare organizations and programs.
- UHS has a deep commitment to the communities we serve and we actively raise awareness of critical healthcare issues. Fortune magazine consistently lists UHS among its “World's Most Admired Companies.” Among our peer group we have ranked #1 with regard to social responsibility as well as in long-term investment. Most recently, Forbes ranked UHS 275 in its inaugural list of America’s Top 500 Companies.
- We continuously invest so that we can continue to provide care. Over the past three years, we have invested more than $1 billion in our facilities.