Report: Big Hospitals Set to Capitalize, But Most Are Left Out
- PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN HOSPITAL DEVELOPMENT: LESSONS FROM THE UK'S 'PRIVATE FINANCE INITIATIVE.' Sussex, Jon // Research in Healthcare Financial Management;2003, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p59
Presents a study which assessed the costs and benefits of the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) in British public hospital sector relative to conventional procurement based on government financing of the initial capital investment. Benefits and costs; Services that may be provided by a PFI...
- CapEx: Do you spend enough? Berg, Peggy; Skinner, Mark // Lodging Hospitality;Dec95, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p103
Presents findings of a study of hotel capital expenditures (CapEx) conducted by the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC). Failure to adequately plan for CapEx as a major reason for bankruptcies and operating losses; Average pattern of CapEx over 25 years of operation;...
- Capital markets riding out rocky trip. Seal, Kathy // Hotel & Motel Management;03/01/99, Vol. 214 Issue 4, p91
Reports that a volatility in the capital markets is buffeting the hotel industry. Comments from Bruce Baltin, senior vice president of PKF Consulting; Depletion of real estate investment trusts' lines of credit; Impact of the greater sensitivity of some of the more volatile hotel financing method.
- Dissecting the NHS bonanza. Appleby, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/19/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6659, p1284
Focuses on the estimated expenditures of National Health Service in Great Britain. Increase in the cash budgets for hospital and community health services; Provision of extra capital to hospital and community services to meet health care needs; Total capital spending.
- hospital capital spending shifting and slowing even before the financial meltdown. Schuhmann, Thomas M. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p92
The article presents a study regarding the condition of the hospital capital spending in the U.S. from 2001 to 2007. Study shows the increase of annual capital spending from 25.1 billion dollars up to 34.7 billion dollars. In addition, it notes the splitting of equipment and infrastructure...
- CAPITAL IN FLUX. // Trustee;Jun2004, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p4
Presents the findings of a research on the operating expenses that have been earmarked for capital improvement at U.S. hospitals in 2003. Impact of reduced margins for U.S. hospitals on capital investments in plant, equipment and technology; Comparison of the capital budgets of hospitals in the...
- A GOAL PROGRAMMING MODEL FOR CAPITAL INVESTMENT ANALYSIS IN NONPROFIT HOSPITALS. Wacht, Richard F.; Whitford, David T. // Financial Management (1972);Summer76, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p37
This article recommends the goal programming approach to hospital capital expenditure analysis. In order to fully develop the rationale for prescribing the goal programming approach for hospital capital expenditure analysis, the paper first present the institutional characteristics that prevent...
- The Impact of Credit Ratings. Carpenter, Dave // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p46
Focuses on the impact of credit rating on the hospitals' cost of capital in the U.S. Relationship between yields and maturity; Factors affecting capital costs; Views of Standard & Poor's Martin Arrick on the issue.
- capital spending continues to lag. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2006, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p134
The article reports on the decrease of capital spending in all hospitals in the U.S. According to the recent data, capital expenditures as a percentage of the total operating expense decreased for all comparative groups from 1997 to 2005. One of the factor which contributed to the continues...