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46 Universal Health Services Facilities Recognized by The Joint Commission

November 17, 2015

Acute Care and Behavioral Health Hospitals Honored

2014Key _400KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., November 17, 2015 – A total of 46 facilities owned and operated by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) have been recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for 2014. There are 38 behavioral health and eight acute care hospitals listed. There are nine facilities honored for four years in a row, 12 recognized for three consecutive years, 9 honored for the second consecutive year and 16 facilities that are new to The Joint Commission listing.

The Top Performer program recognizes hospitals for improving performance on evidence-based interventions that increase the chances of healthy outcomes for patients with certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care, children’s asthma, stroke, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care, as well as for inpatient psychiatric services and immunizations. Inpatient psychiatric service measure sets include the monitoring and use of multiple antipsychotic medications, continuing care plans and restraint and seclusion.

The UHS facilities include:

  • Frontline Hospital – North Star Behavioral Health, Anchorage, AK
  • Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center, Dothan, AL **
  • Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services, Birmingham, AL ***
  • BHC Pinnacle Pointe Hospital, Inc., Little Rock, AR ***
  • UBH of Phoenix – Valley Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
  • BHC Alhambra Hospital, Rosemead, CA **
  • Corona Regional Medical Center, Corona, CA
  • UHS of Centennial Peaks, Louisville, CO
  • Manatee Memorial Hospital, LP – Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Bradenton, FL **
  • Fort Lauderdale Hospital Management, LLC, Fort Lauderdale, FL **
  • Wekiva Springs Center, LLC, Jacksonville, FL **
  • The Pavilion Foundation, Champaign, IL ***
  • Hartgrove Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Riveredge Hospital, Forest Park, IL **
  • BHC Streamwood Hospital, Inc. – Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System, Streamwood, IL *
  • Bloomington Meadows Hospital, Bloomington, IN ***
  • Valle Vista Hospital, LLC, Greenwood, IN ***
  • HHC Indiana, Inc. – Michiana Behavioral Health, Plymouth, IN *
  • UHS of Bowling Green, LLC – Rivendell Behavioral Health Services, Bowling Green, KY ***
  • ABS LINCS KY, LLC – Cumberland Hall Hospital, Hopkinsville, KY
  • KMI Acquisition, LLC – The Brook Hospital - KMI, Louisville, KY
  • Brentwood Acquisition – Brentwood Hospital, Shreveport, LA
  • Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV
  • Spring Mountain Treatment Center, Las Vegas, NV ***
  • Valley Hospital Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV
  • Northern Nevada Medical Center, Sparks, NV **
  • HHC Ohio, Inc. – Windsor-Laurelwood Center, Willoughby, OH
  • Belmont Pines Hospital, Youngstown, OH *
  • Shadow Mountain Behavioral Health, Tulsa, OK ***
  • The Meadows Psychiatric Center, Centre Hall, PA *
  • UHS of Doylestown, LLC – Foundations Behavioral Health, Doylestown, PA
  • Friends Behavioral Health System LP, Philadelphia, PA ***
  • Roxbury Treatment Center, Shippensburg, PA **
  • UHS of Greenville, LLC – The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health, Greer, SC**
  • Lakeside Behavioral Health System, LLC, Memphis, TN **
  • Northwest Texas Healthcare System Inc., Amarillo, TX *
  • Millwood Hospital, LP, Arlington, TX **
  • Texoma Medical Center, Denison, TX
  • Hickory Trail Hospital, LP, Desoto, TX
  • South Texas Health System, Edinburg, TX*
  • University Behavioral Health of El Paso, LLC, El Paso, TX *
  • Texas Cypress Creek Hospital, Houston, TX *
  • River Crest Hospital, San Angelo, TX
  • Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health, Norfolk, VA
  • Poplar Springs Hospital, Petersburg, VA *
  • River Park Hospital, Huntington, WV **

* Denotes facilities recognized for two consecutive years
** Denotes facilities recognized for three consecutive years
*** Denotes facilities recognized for four consecutive years

To be named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, hospitals must achieve cumulative performance of 95 percent or above across all reported accountability measures, 95 percent or above on each reported accountability measure where there were at least 30 eligible cases and at least one core measure set that has a composite rate of 95 percent or above. A 95 percent score means a hospital provided an evidence-based practice 95 times out of 100 opportunities.

Alan B. Miller, Chairman and CEO of UHS, said, “Safe, effective, patient-centered care matters most to patients at UHS facilities. Our commitment to accreditation and positive patient outcomes using evidence-based practices ensure our patients receive quality care. We are proud that our facilities received the distinction of being a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures.”

Delivering the right treatment in the right way at the right time is a cornerstone of high-quality health care. I commend them for their excellent performance on the use of evidence-based interventions,” said Mark R. Chassin, M.D., FACP, M.P.P., M.P.H., president and CEO, The Joint Commission.

Universal Health Services, Inc. ("UHS") is one of the nation's largest hospital companies, operating acute care and behavioral health hospitals and ambulatory centers nationwide and in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. It acts as the advisor to Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust (NYSE: UHT).

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