Restructuring Not Yet an Option for Detroit Medical Center
- Orlando hospital swap delayed by questions. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;10/11/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30744, p2A
Reports that the Orlando Regional Medical Center has tapped the municipal swap market as part of a debt-restructuring plan.
- Teaching Clinic Lowers Pharmacy Costs. Patmas, Michael A.; O'Kane, Nicole J.; Reitzenstein, Jonathan // Physician Executive;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p16
Focuses on the strategy of PACE medical center in lower drug costs in Portland, Oregon. Use of half-tablet dosages for appropriate medications; Techniques with the application of continuous quality improvement; Increase of cost-effective prescriptions and reduction of prescription costs.
- Surgery center saves $80,000 in six months. // Same-Day Surgery;Jan2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on the reduction of wasteful supplies and inventory of the Jersey Shore Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) in New Jersey, which resulted in savings of $80,000.
- Debt Concerns Rising. // Latin America Monitor: Caribbean Monitor;Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p1
The article analyzes the capability of the government of Barbados in meeting its debt repayments over the medium term as there is a little sign of improvement in its dire fiscal situation. It notes that Barbados' ability to service its debt has a tendency to deteriorate further with modest...
- Two New England Authorities Ready Deals Totaling $380M. Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer;9/14/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32466, p3
The article reports on the signing of plans by the Massachusetts Health and Educational Facilities Authority (MassHEFA) and the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (HEFA) to sell nearly $380 million of debt on September 2006. MassHEFA granted initial authority for about $50...
- AMCs need to build reputation for affordability, managed care. // Modern Healthcare;2/28/94, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p34
Editorial. Stresses the need for academic medical centers to cut costs and invest in managed care. Issues concerning teaching hospitals; Teaching hospitals' need for financial support.
- Using cost accounting data to improve clinical value. Andrianos, James; Dykan, Mark // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);May96, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p44
Focuses on a cost accounting system developed at the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Development of a value formula to help guide its clinical care improvement efforts; Grouping of cost centers into two types; Steps in the implementation process; Completion of...
- HEALTH CARE. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;2/1/2013, p6
The article informs that Fresno, California-based firm Saint Agnes Medical Center has revealed plans to lay off 75 employees as part of its cost cutting move due to declining patient volumes, reimbursement changes and slow economic recovery.
- Sacred Heart expects staff cuts. // Journal of Business (10756124);2/24/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 5, pA2
Reports that Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington will roll out a voluntary-retirement program for eligible employees as a cost-cutting measure. Other cost-cutting measures of the hospital.