Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services in the nation with nearly 94,000 employees dedicated to improving people’s lives and transforming the delivery of healthcare. Through its subsidiaries, the company operates 28 Acute Care hospitals, 331 Behavioral Health inpatient facilities, and nearly 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.
Forbes: UHS named to annual Global 2000 List of World’s Largest Companies
April 2023 — Universal Health Services, Inc. is a healthcare holding company, which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care centers. It also offers health insurance plans and physician services unit. →
Universal Health Services Breaks Ground for Alan B. Miller Medical Center in Palm Beach Gardens
March 28, 2023 — UHS today held a celebratory groundbreaking ceremony for the new full-service hospital to be located on Pasteur Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens. The new state-of-the-art hospital is expected to open in 2025.
Becker’s: The strategies UHS' president of behavioral health uses to tackle workforce shortage
March 2023 — Matt Peterson, president of the behavioral health division at King of Prussia, Pa.-based Universal Health Services and a brigadier general in the Air National Guard, spoke with Becker's about how his team is working to mitigate the provider deficit in behavioral health. →
Southridge Behavioral Hospital Announces Location: 2145 64th St. SW in Byron Center, MI
February 21, 2023 — Southridge Behavioral Hospital, the joint venture partnership between UHS and Trinity Health Michigan, reports today that building design is progressing and the facility is on schedule to open in 2025.
Behavioral Health Business Conference: UHS, Optum and Aetna Leaders offer ‘Outcomes Roadmap’ for Value-based Contracting
March 2023 — Even if a behavioral health provider is collecting measurement-based outcomes data, it can only do so much if its data is in a silo. For example, at UHS, the company’s clinicians collect data about the number and percentage of patients who saw a statistically meaningful clinical improvement. →
ABC Channel 6: Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman receiving treatment for clinical depression
February 2023 — "Clinical depression is a brain illness that impacts just about every aspect of a person's functioning," said Mark Friedlander, the Chief Medical Officer of the Behavior Health Division of Universal Health Services.
Universal Health Services, Inc. Ranked by Fortune Among World’s Most Admired Companies in 2023
February 1, 2023 — UHS is pleased to announce it has once again been selected by Fortune as one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" in 2023.
Behavioral Health Business: Mental Health Executive Outlook: Why Patients, Providers and Payers Are Demanding More in 2023
January 2023 — The prognostications in this article come from executives of some of the largest incumbent companies and growing startups in the mental health space. Each had a different take on the same two questions: What will be the defining market forces of 2023? And what will your organization do about them? UHS President and CEO Marc D. Miller offers his insights. →
Tranformational CEO Forum: Interview with Marc Miller
January 2023 — What makes Universal Health Services (UHS) different in the healthcare sector. During this 20-minute video interview, Marc discusses with Robert Reiss, The CEO Forum, the UHS growth strategy, our deeply held values, and our focus on long-term performance. →
Marc D. Miller Recognized as One of Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
December 5, 2022 — This prestigious recognition program acknowledges and honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential figures in the industry in terms of leadership and impact.
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. →
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. →
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.