Samaritan Slides

Saikal, Rich
September 2004
Bond Buyer;09/17/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31971, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports on the dropping of Hospital of Good Samaritan's revenue by Standard & Poor's Corp., citing the Los Angeles, California, facility's continued operating losses and an unfavorable mix of payors. The rating on $75.7 million in outstanding debt was lowered to BB-plus from BBB-minus. The outlook is negative. The 48-bed hospital is located in downtown Los Angeles, and its major service line is cardiology, with other specialties that include orthopedics, neuroscience, ophthalmology, and women's services.


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