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Mission, Vision and Values

As a community-based system, the values that guide decision-making and behavior should reflect the culture of its communities and what they expect from their health care system. These values place special demands on all who are part of UHS.

Our Mission

UHS is a comprehensive regional health system whose mission is to improve the health of those we serve through our commitment to excellence in all that we do.

Our Vision

UHS, the region's leading integrated healthcare system, will demonstrate exceptional value in the delivery of coordinated, patient-centered care.

Our Values

We are committed to the values of UHS, which we believe reflect those of the people and communities we serve. These values guide our actions and decisions.  We are committed to living by these values each and every day.

Our values are Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork and Innovation.

Compassion. We create a healthy and healing environment by instilling hope and practicing caring, kindness and empathy that comes from the heart.

Trust. We build empowered relationships based on safety, expertise, reliability and honesty.

Respect. We make everyone feel valued by listening and reacting promptly in a positive and courteous way.

Teamwork. We work together to provide an outstanding patient experience, embrace our unique perspectives and support one another, UHS and the community we serve.

Innovation. We drive sustainable change by being forward-looking, continuously learning and challenging ourselves.

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