May 2009
HealthLeaders Magazine;May2009, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p42
The article presents the credit ratings of several medical centers in the U.S. as of May 2009. Standard & Poor's revised its market outlook to negative for Lee Memorial Health System in Fort Myers, Florida due to weaker operating results and cash flow than projected at the time of financing. Credit outlook for Memorial Health University Medical Center at Savannah, Georgia was revised to stable from negative due to significant operational improvement in 2008. Moody's Investor Service ugraded the rating of Roper St. Francis Healthcare to Aa3.


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