Jun. 4, 2012, 9:15 AMUniversal Health Services (UHS) agrees to acquire Ascend Health for $517M, including $17M in debt. Ascend operates nine psychiatric hospitals in five states - Texas, Arizona, Utah, Oregon and Washington. UHS "expects the acquisition to be immediately accretive to earnings and provide organic growth and expansion opportunities." | Comment!
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Universal Health Services, Inc, through its subsidiaries is engaged in the business of owning and operating, acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers.
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