Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in owning and operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and radiation oncology centers. As of February 26, 2015, the company owned and/or operated 24 acute care hospitals and 216 behavioral health centers located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., the United Kingdom, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Services Services provided by the company’s hospitals include general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services, and/or behavioral health services. The company provides capital resources, as well as various management services to its facilities, including central purchasing, information services, finance and control systems, facilities planning, physician recruitment services, administrative personnel management, marketing and public relations. Business Strategy The company’s business strategy includes acquisition of additional hospitals; improvement of operations of existing hospitals and services; and quality and efficiency of services. Significant Events In February 2015, the company acquired the Orchard Portman House Hospital (called as Cygnet Hospital-Taunton), a 46-bed behavioral health care facility located near Taunton, the United Kingdom. Regulations The company’s eligible hospitals have been accredited by The Joint Commission. Its acute care hospitals and majority of its behavioral health centers are certified as providers of Medicare and Medicaid services by the appropriate governmental authorities. The company is in material compliance with the privacy regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Its hospitals are subject to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. History Universal Health Services, Inc. was founded in 1978.
universal health services-b
(UHS:Berlin Stock Exchange)
Universal Corporate Center
367 South Gulph Road
PO Box 61558
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
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