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Universal Health Services’ CEO Alan Miller Received $11.7M in 2012

November 5, 2013

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Alan Miller, chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, reported total compensation of $11.7 million for the 2012 fiscal year, a 6.7% drop from his $12.5 million earnings in 2011, according to a proxy disclosure filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Here is the breakdown: Mr. Miller’s base salary = $1.43 million (increase […]

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 […]

Doctors ask CEO to resign from UHS’ Corona Regional Medical Center

September 21, 2012

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Doctors are demanding the resignation of Kevan Metcalfe, Corona Regional Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer. Corona is owned by Universal Health Services, Inc., based in King of Prussia, Pa. Tensions have reached a boiling point at Corona’s hospital after physicians held an emergency meeting to ask the top administrator to resign because of what they […]

Profits Before People

January 13, 2012

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“Unfortunately, Universal Health Systems (UHS)’ profit-driven model of behavioral health care delivery creates conditions that are dangerous for people receiving behavioral health services at their facilities and for staff…Quality care cannot be provided in this kind of environment.” -From 2007 report “Failure to Care – A National Report on Universal Health Service’s Behavioral Health Operations,” […]