Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA - Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its Board of Directors voted to pay a cash dividend of $0.08 per share on June 15, 2006 to shareholders of record as of June 1, 2006.
Universal Health Services, Inc. is one of the nation's largest hospital companies, operating acute care and behavioral health hospitals, ambulatory and radiation centers nationwide.
Certain statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements and are subject to various risks and uncertainties as discussed in the Company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company is not obligated to update these forward-looking statements even if the Company's assessment of these risks and uncertainties changes.
To provide superior healthcare services that: Patients recommend to families and friends, physicians prefer for their patients, purchasers select for their clients, employees are proud of, and investors seek for long-term results. We will realize this vision through our commitment to the following principles:
We will provide timely, professional, effective and efficient service to all of our customer groups.
Continuous Improvement in Measurable Ways
We will identify the key needs of our customers, assess how well we meet those needs, continuously improve our services, and measure our progress.
We understand that the professionalism and drive of our people are the most important factors in the quality of the service UHS provides. We will hire talented people, increase their skills through training and experience, and provide opportunities for personal and professional growth within the company.
Ethical and Fair Treatment of All
We are committed to forming relationships of fairness and trust with our patients, our physicians, purchasers of our services, and our employees. We will conduct our business according to the highest ethical standards.
We will work together to provide ever-improving customer service. This team approach to our work will supercede traditional departmental organization and create a true customer focus. People at all levels of the organization will participate in decision-making and process improvement.
We will never lose sight of the fact that we provide care and comfort to people in need. The patients and families that rely upon us are fellow human beings, and they will receive respectful and dignified treatment from all of our people at all times.
Innovation in Service Delivery
We will invest in the development of new and better ways of delivering our services.