Universal Hospital Services, Inc. 2004 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Earnings Call

EDINA, Minn., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Hospital Services, Inc. (“UHS”), the leader in medical equipment lifecycle services, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss 2004 fourth quarter and full year results on Tuesday, March 1, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time).

To participate, call (800) 310-1961 and indicate you would like to join in the UHS Fourth Quarter Results call with Gary Blackford as the leader, or reference conference ID # 5524963. A taped replay of this call will be available from 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time on March 1 through 12:00 a.m. on March 8 by calling (888) 203-1112, confirmation #5524963.

This call is being webcast by CCBN and can be accessed at the Universal Hospital Services, Inc. web site at http://www.uhs.com/ . Click on “Financials” and then on “Webcasts”. UHS will also use a slide presentation to facilitate the conference call discussion. A copy of the presentation will be available via the company’s website in the “Financials” section.

The webcast is also being distributed over CCBN’s Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call through CCBN’s individual investor center at http://www.fulldisclosure.com/ or by visiting any of the investor sites in CCBN’s Individual Investor Network. Institutional investors can access the call via CCBN’s password-protected event management site, StreetEvents ( http://www.streetevents.com/ ).

About Universal Hospital Services, Inc.

Based in Edina, Minnesota, Universal Hospital Services, Inc. is a leading medical equipment lifecycle services company. UHS offers comprehensive solutions that maximize utilization, increase productivity and support optimal patient care resulting in capital and operational efficiencies. UHS currently operates through more than 70 offices, serving customers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Universal Hospital Services, Inc. 7700 France Avenue S #275 Edina, MN 55435 952-893-3200 http://www.uhs.com/

Universal Hospital Services, Inc.

CONTACT: Bethany A. Oliver, Director of Marketing & Communications ofUniversal Hospital Services, Inc., +1-952-893-3288