TITLE

Access to Capital--A Growing Concern

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Jr., Donald A.
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2004, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Access to capital over the next ten years will be one of the biggest challenges healthcare organizations will face as they strive to remain competitive and serve their communities. Meeting the growing needs for capital will require a disciplined and honest assessment of the capital sources that will be available and the best ways of positioning an organization to maximize their uses. It is incumbent on chief executive officers and other senior leaders to create a disciplined process for allocating capital and conveying how that process will be linked to the organization's strategic plan. All of the credit constituencies "buying" healthcare need to fully understand how the organization is positioning itself for future growth and success, and detailed bond marketing plans need to be implemented well before the actual sale of a new bond issue. Large and small healthcare providers will have sufficient access to capital in the future if investors believe that senior hospital executives have a credible plan and are disciplined enough to execute it.
ACCESSION #
15343313

 

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