TITLE

Investing in Technology Could Help Hospitals' Credit Ratings, Fitch Says

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/18/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32384, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the opportunity of nonprofit hospitals that invest in health information technology to improve patient safety, to gain a credit advantage over their competitors in the U.S. The level of interest paid by individual hospitals in increasing their capital expenditure to improve patient outcomes will be a distinguishing factor in hospital credit quality.
ACCESSION #
20944875

 

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