University Health System
University Health System is a nationally recognized teaching hospital and network of outpatient healthcare centers. Working in partnership with UT Health San Antonio, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies, and clinical research. The Emergency Department is the most experienced in the region, and also the premier trauma center for a vast, 22-county region of South Texas. It is home to the highest designated pediatric-trauma center in the region, and the only center in South Texas able to care for children with serious burns. University Health System provides healthcare for families close to home at their many clinic locations.
University Health System is one of the largest employers in Bexar County, with more than 7,000 employees, more than 800 physicians and resident physicians, and an operating budget of $1.5 billion in 2016.
University Health System’s Community First Health Plans is the region’s only locally owned and operated, not-for-profit health insurer.