Universal Health Services was founded by Alan B. Miller in 1978. He is still the CEO.
Today UHS one of the largest for-profit hospital operators in the United States, with 25 acute care hospitals and a total of 5,500 beds. The hospitals are largely in medium-sized suburban and rural communities.
Universal Health Services also operates outpatient surgery centers and radiation treatment facilities.
The company also also has a behavioral division which operates 200 psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals.
Universal Health Services is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol UHS, is a member of the S&P 500, is #324 in the Fortune 500, has 47,000 employees, and had $7.56 billion in revenue in 2013.