MINNEAPOLIS – November 27, 2018 – Universal Hospital Services, Inc. (“UHS” or the “Company”) a leading, nationwide provider of healthcare technology management and service solutions, announced today that UHS will launch its new name and brand identity on Monday, December 3. The Company will be known as Agiliti, reflecting its comprehensive offerings that enable safer and more efficient medical equipment management processes for healthcare providers.
“Agiliti is a new name for a known and trusted leader in healthcare services,” said Tom Leonard, Chief Executive Officer of UHS, soon to be Agiliti. “We are proud to serve more than 7,000 customers with an end-to-end solution called Equipment Value Management that helps providers reduce the cost and complexity of owning and maintaining medical equipment, streamline operating workflows, and free clinicians to spend more time with patients. Agiliti represents our shared team belief that every interaction has the power to change a life—a promise demonstrated in our everyday approach to serving customers and their patients.”
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UHS was originally founded in Minneapolis in 1939 as the ABC Oxygen Tent Rental Company, and subsequently renamed Universal Hospital Services, Inc. in 1969. Today, the Company delivers services that include on-demand medical equipment rental, biomedical equipment repair, testing and maintenance, and the full-service onsite management of equipment within healthcare facilities. Headquartered in Minneapolis, its more than 3,000 employees operate through a network of 86 local market service and repair centers and five biomedical maintenance and repair Centers of Excellence.
“The name Agiliti celebrates our 80-year history of round-the-clock service to healthcare providers,