TITLE

Mixed Financial Messages

AUTHOR(S)
Betbeze, Philip
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Dec2007, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the financial outlook of Moody's Investors Service for the for-profit hospitals in the U.S. The analyst firm expects the for-profit hospital business to remain stable, but that decreasing volumes and increasing exposure to bad debt expense will continue to pressure margins. For-profit hospitals took advantage of easy credit in the first half of the year to consolidate and make significant capital investments.
ACCESSION #
27729473

 

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