Why Choose Us
UHS: Excellence Close to Home
We’re here to help you stay healthy. That’s what UHS is all about!
All members of the New York UHS healthcare system work together to improve our community’s health and meet its needs with state-of-the-art hospitals, physician practices, long-term care and home care services. We strive to be a great place to work, practice medicine and receive care.
UHS is the New York Southern Tier’s largest and most comprehensive provider of healthcare services. A locally owned, not-for-profit system, it is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors comprised of residents of the region. Founded in Greater Binghamton in 1981, UHS was formed through the consolidation of three community hospitals. Over the years it has grown to encompass four hospitals, plus long-term care and home care services, and physician practices in Broome and surrounding counties.
Our pledge: We listen. We show respect. We give hope.
New York UHS, with multiple facilities in the Greater Binghamton area, provides healthcare and medical services for two-thirds of the region’s population and produce $1.3 billion a year in total economic impact. With a 6,300-member work force across 60 locations, we are the region’s largest employer. Our medical staff is made up of 636 providers, 435 of whom are members of our affiliated UHS Medical Group.
UHS has been named to Forbes magazine’s fifth annual list of "America's Best Employers By State," a testament to our extraordinary team and culture.
UHS Senior Living at Ideal has achieved the rank of a five-star skilled nursing facility, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
UHS has been recognized with an “800 Award” for 2023 by Reputation.com. The award celebrates any provider or healthcare location that has earned a “Reputation Score” of 800 or greater.