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OIG Probes Ten UHS Facilities

April 5, 2013

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The Office of Inspector General subpoenaed UHS for documents dating back to January 2008 on the facilities listed below, according to a UHS securities exchange filing. • Keys of Carolina in Charlotte, N.C. (Unrelated to the investigation, Keys of Carolina was closed and the property was sold in January 2013.) • Old Vineyard Behavioral Health […]

Feds investigating Illinios psychiatric facilities run by Universal Health Services

April 5, 2013

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A U.S. Department of Justice probe into patient care at a suburban psychiatric hospital is expanding to three other prominent Illinois facilities owned by Universal Health Services Inc., the nation’s largest operator of behavioral health hospitals and treatment centers, the Tribune has learned. The department initially launched its investigation in 2008 after the Tribune documented […]

Details Released about UHS 2013 Executive Bonuses

April 4, 2013

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UHS’ compensation committee approved the criteria for 2013’s bonuses for the company’s five top executives, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The potential bonuses are: UHS Chairman and CEO Alan Miller: up to 100 percent of his base salary President Marc Miller (Alan Miller’s son): up to 65 percent of […]

Survivor describes sexual, physical and emotional abuse at UHS-owned Provo Canyon School

April 4, 2013

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Lee, however, found that Provo Canyon School was hell on Earth. She alleges that the staff at the school tortured her and the other students. Lee’s not the only former student to maintain that the school abused students. The school has been sued several times, including by Lee. Many of the cases have been dismissed […]

Protestors Claim UHS-Owned Michiana Behavioral Health Center Puts Children in Danger

April 4, 2013

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Weathering the wind and the low temperatures, a group of more than a dozen concerned parents, registered nurses, and other former employees of Michiana Behavioral Health Center in Plymouth made their voices heard yesterday evening as they stood along the side of Oak Road near the intersection of U.S. 30, holding signs expressing their discontent […]

UHS-owned Michiana Behavioral Health looked at by Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Department of Child Services

April 4, 2013

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A local mental health facility is under the microscope following a string of protests from past employees. March 14, a group of former employees picketed near Michiana Behavioral Health located on Oak Road in Plymouth. These individuals held signs claiming that the facility is understaffed, causing an unsafe work environment. The self-proclaimed “whistle blower” among […]