Marvin G. Pember Joins Universal Health Services, Inc. as Senior Vice President and President of Acute Care Division

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) today announced that Marvin G. Pember will be joining UHS as Senior Vice President of the company, and President of its Acute Care Division.

Pember, 57, comes to UHS with more than 28 years of healthcare management experience. For the past 12 years, he has served at Indiana University (IU) Health, Inc., where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. IU Health, formerly known as Clarian Health Partners, Inc., is a nonprofit hospital system that operates 16 facilities in the state of Indiana.

"We are very pleased to welcome Marvin Pember to our executive management team," Marc D. Miller, President of UHS said. "He brings an exceptional level of expertise in hospital and healthcare management to UHS, and we look forward to his leadership in our acute care division."

A certified public accountant and native of Lawrence, Kansas, Pember holds a Master of Management degree from Kellogg Graduate School, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, where he graduated Beta Gamma Sigma. Prior to joining IU Health, Pember was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cerner Corporation, Managing Director of Integris Health and Senior Vice President of Finance at Baptist Medical Center.

Universal Health Services, Inc. ("UHS") is one of the nation's largest hospital companies, operating acute care and behavioral health hospitals and ambulatory centers nationwide and in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  It acts as the advisor to Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust (NYSE: UHT).  For additional information on the Company, visit our web site:

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.

SOURCE Universal Health Services, Inc.