Universal Hospital Services (UHS) is a clinical equipment services company that helps health care organizations increase operating efficiencies by optimizing the equipment lifecycle. We help you access, manage and maintain medical equipment so that your clinical staff is better equipped to care ™ for patients.
Meet Our Leaders
Tom Leonard, CEO
Lee Neumann, Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Jim Pekarek, CFO
Bettyann Bird, Senior Vice President of Marketing
Bob Creviston, Chief Human Resources Officer
Kate Kaiser, Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Kevin Ketzel, President
75+ Years of Experience
FOUNDEDABC Oxygen Tent Rental Service founded in Minneapolis.
ACQUISITIONEd Fish and his mom, Clara Fish, purchase the business. They run the company with with a simple plan; provide oxygen tents to area hospitals to treat patients suffering from respiratory illness.
NAME CHANGEThe company is renamed from ABC Oxygen Tent Rental Service to Universal Hospital Services, Inc.
COMPANY EXPANSIONClinical Engineering Services added to provide supplemental biomedical services and outsourced clinical engineering programs for customers.
COMPANY EXPANSIONSpecialty beds and therapy surfaces added to rental portfolio. Equipment sales added for new and used equipment.
COMPANY EXPANSIONSurgical Services added. Surgical equipment and technician services added and expanded to become one of the leading Surgical Services providers in the U.S.
Continued growthToday UHS owns or manages more than 700,000 units of medical equipment for more than 7,000 national, regional and local acute care hospitals and alternate site providers across the U.S.