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Barry A. Wolfman Named CEO/Managing Director of the GW Hospital

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA --- Universal Health Services, Inc., one of the nation’s largest hospital management companies, has announced that Barry A. Wolfman has been named CEO/Managing Director of The George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. His expected start date is Monday, April 23, 2012.

In his 27-year career as a healthcare executive Mr. Wolfman has served as a multi-system senior executive, hospital CEO and medical school board member. His most recent position was with Providence Health and Services, as Chief Executive at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California. Prior to that, Mr. Wolfman was with Kaiser Permanente, where he held the position of Senior Vice President and Executive Director at Fontana Medical Center and Ontario Vineyard Medical Center. Barry also worked in various capacities with Tenet Healthcare for over 20 years.

Mr. Wolfman holds a Master of Health Services Administration degree from The George Washington University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science, Management degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and completed the Kenan-Flager Business School Advanced Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina.

Marc D. Miller, President of Universal Health Services, said “We are excited to welcome Barry Wolfman to The George Washington University Hospital. His proven track record of exceeding objectives and creating a strong culture of excellent physician, employee and community relations establishes him as a strong leader for one of the country’s most prestigious university hospitals.”

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, Universal Health Services, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest hospital management companies. UHS owns and operates over 230 acute care and behavioral health hospitals and ambulatory centers across the country, in Puerto Rico and in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The mission of The George Washington University Hospital is to provide high-quality healthcare, advanced medical technology and world class service to our patients in an academic medical center dedicated to
education and research.