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Universal Health Taps EDIS for 25 Hospitals

March 3, 2009
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a healthcare management company located in King of Prussia, Pa., is implementing the Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) from Somerset, N.J.-based

Wellsoft Corporation.

UHS will initially install the EDIS in five of its acute care facilities, but plans to eventually expand the system to 25 of its emergency departments, which serve more than 800,000 patients each year, according to the company.

Universal Health Services provides healthcare in community-based hospitals across the United States. UHS principal business owns and operates, through subsidiaries, acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers, it says.

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