Moody's Downgrades Chicago-area Hospital's $672M of Debt to Aa3

Shields, Yvette
April 2004
Bond Buyer;4/20/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31866, p32
Trade Publication
Reports on the downgrade in the credit rating assigned by Moody's Investor Service Inc. to Evanston Northwestern Healthcare company in Chicago, Illinois. Total amount on the debt of Northwestern; Volatility on the operating cash flow margins of Northwestern; Reduction in the inpatient volume of Northwestern.


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