Hospital sector shows vitality amidst some ailing credits

Harris, Elizabeth E.
February 1999
Bond Buyer;02/24/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30585, p6
Trade Publication
Discusses signs that the hospital sector in the United States remains a healthy investment option, despite risks associated with health care stocks. Factors to consider when sorting through health care credits; Assessment of a hospital system's profitability; Investment in rural hospital systems; Lessons that can be drawn from the bankruptcy of the Allegheny Health, Education, and Research Foundation.


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