Universal Health Services

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Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSEUHS) is a Fortune 500 company based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. UHS company is one of the largest hospital management companies in the nation, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the largest hospital management companies in the United States. Through its subsidiaries, UHS operates 226 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory surgery centers. The company employs more than 60,000 people. Shares in UHS are publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: UHS). The company aims to provide quality healthcare at affordable cost, strengthen physician and community relationships, and pursue conservative growth.

Acquisition of Psychiatric Solutions[edit]

In 2010, UHS reached an agreement in May to acquire Psychiatric Solutions, Inc., one of the nation’s largest behavioral health operators. As a result of the acquisition, completed in November, UHS’ annual revenue exceeded $7 billion. UHS acquired Ascend Health Corporation in 2012.

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