- Health Care May Not Be Immune From the Economic Downturn. Ament, Lucy // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2008, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p22
The article reports on the warning by financial analysts that a continued economic downturn in the U.S. might eventually disprove the fabled notion that health care is recession-proof. The health care sector may feel the squeeze from a recession several months after the rest of the economy. That...
- Beyond the current crisis. Hamby, Leigh // Modern Healthcare;2/2/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p23
The author comments on the unprecedented effect of the U.S. economy on the health care sector. According to the author, hospitals and health care systems around the country are making difficult financially motivated decisions amid declining patient volume and revenue. He thinks that staying...
- So Far, So Bleak. COMMINS, JOHN // HealthLeaders Magazine;Jun2009, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p12
The article reports on the impact of the recession on the health care industry in the U.S. According to a survey by the American Hospital Association (AHA), nine of ten hospitals surveyed have reduced the number employees. SG2 president and chief executive officer (CEO) Michael Sachs asserted...
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Embry, Wallace; Antonacci, Dante; Bandle, Bill; Dore, Mary // U.S. News & World Report;Sep2009, Vol. 146 Issue 8, p16
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in the July 2009 issue including â€œFrom Pig Farmer to Garbage Pit Technician," "A Lot Can Still Go Wrong," and â€œBeyond Nursing: Hot Healthcare Jobs.â€
- Economic Ripple Effect. Reese, Shelly // Managed Healthcare Executive;Nov2008, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p19
The article reports on the effect of the economic crisis U.S. states. It says that state health officials are girding themselves for more Medicaid enrollees, higher expenses and budgetary shortfalls. It adds that employers are shifting more healthcare costs to their workers, and average...
- Stop those rebate checks! Reinhardt, Uwe // Modern Healthcare;2/18/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p26
The author encourages the government to invest more in healthcare so as to stimulate the economy. He notes that since 2001, health care has added 1.7 million jobs. He believes it is not that the nonhealth private sector failed to create any new jobs, the problem is that whatever new jobs the...
- STOCKS FAIL TO RALLY AFTER FED RATE CUT. // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/17/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 51, p32
The article reports on the poor performance of the U.S. stock market following the December 2007 federal fund rate cut by the Federal Reserve, as well as on the prospects of the U.S. economy. Investors could have feared the prospects of high inflation rate following the rate cut. The economy is...
- Dollar Stable Medium-Term. // Emerging Markets Monitor;9/26/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 24, p18
Presents an economic forecast for the U.S. for 2005. Short-term view on the foreign exchange performance of the dollar; Possible slowdown in U.S. economic activity; Risk posed by oil-induced U.S. downturn.
- Economic Activity. // Economic Trends (07482922);Oct2002, p10
No abstract available.