Investing in Technology Could Help Hospitals' Credit Ratings, Fitch Says
- HOW TROUBLED ARE TEXAS HOSPITALS? Daulerio, A.J. // Bond Buyer;5/24/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31890, Special section p4
Reports on the capital funding of nonprofit hospitals in Texas. Barriers to capital access; Sources of hospital funding; Federal programs for hospitals with limited access to capital; Credit ratings of nonprofit hospitals.
- Volume Drops; Downgrades and Mergers Rise: Moody's. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Dec2010, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p11
The article reports on the assessment of Moody's Investors Service on the downgrade ratings of not-for-profit hospitals in the U.S. Moody's predicts that downgrades will exceed upgrades into 2011 as factors like the economic weakness and challenges in revenue will force hospitals to trim down...
- Crittenton invites health systems to begin sale talks. Greene, Jay // Crain's Detroit Business;7/14/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 28, p0001
The article reports on the sale of the Crittenton Hospital Medical Center, a non-profit hospital in Rochester Hills, Michigan, with several health systems being invited to discuss a possible sales transaction.
- Profit vs. nonprofit: Does either have a competitive edge. Mangan, Doreen // Medical Economics;04/27/98, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p100
Presents information as it relates to profit and nonprofit hospitals, while highlighting problems being experienced by doctors of both practices. Details on the taxation of non-profit organizations; Information on a study conducted by the American Medical Association; Views of doctors on both...
- The long road back. Benko, Laura B. // Modern Healthcare;4/1/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p18
Reports on the decision of Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center in Riverside, California to file for bankruptcy protection in 2002. Decline in daily revenue; Reinstatement of Medicaid and Medicare funding; Actions taken to enhance the financial condition of the nonprofit hospital.
- Hospital Systems. // Trustee;May2011, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p28
The article presents some figures about the hospital systems such as the distribution of the 419 systems into nonprofit, profit and government-owned, and the percentage of large vs. smaller centers.
- Implementation of Wireless "Intelligent" Pump IV Infusion Technology in a Not-for-Profit Academic Hospital Setting. Lor Siv-Lee; Morgan, Linda // Hospital Pharmacy;Sep2007, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p832
Purpose: This paper describes the implementation of wireless "intelligent" pump intravenous (IV) infusion technology in a not-for-profit academic, multicampus hospital system in the United States. Methods: The process of implementing a novel infusion system in a multicampus health care...
- LLUMC' Debt Burden, Financial Pressures Result in Negative Outlook From Fitch. Webster, Keeley // Bondbuyer.com;11/24/2014, p6
Loma Linda University Medical Center had its outlook lowered to negative by Fitch Ratings, which cited a higher-than-expected debt burden and a pressured financial profile.
- Hospital Gets Positive. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;6/16/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31906, p31
Reports that Standard & Poor's revised the outlook on Woodruff, Wisconsin-based Howard Young Medical Center's BBB-plus credit rating from positive to stable due to its improving financial operations and affiliation with Ministry Health Care. Rating affects bonds from a 1993 issue sold through...