Despite Cost Control, Hospital Downgraded to Near-Junk Level
- Hospital's status at risk. Cantwell, Julie // Crain's Detroit Business;12/23/96, Vol. 12 Issue 52, p13
Reports that auditors from the United States' Internal Revenue Service, asked to review the financial records of Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital. Name of former chief executive officer of Pontiac; Reason for the proposal; What the hospital's board of trustees suggested.
- Hospitals consolidate OB services. Raphael, Steve // Crain's Detroit Business;8/14/95, Vol. 11 Issue 33, p2
Reports two Pontiac-based hospitals, Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital centralizing their obstetrical delivery services.
- Michigan hospital, already in credit trouble, faces federal probe. Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;01/13/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30557, p3
Reports that the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan is facing a federal probe into allegations that the hospital overcharged for care given to prisoners at the Oakland County jail in Michigan. Moody's Investors Service's placing of the hospital's Baa1 credit in its...
- Bringing health to health care. // Crain's Detroit Business;06/23/97, Vol. 13 Issue 25, p6
Opinion. Looks at the ongoing conflict in medical care, involving Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital and Providence Hospital, against attempts by state regulators to block their applications for construction certificates of need. What state regulators decided in 1984; Characteristics of health care;...
- The Lethal Ether. // Time;12/10/1965, Vol. 86 Issue 24, p98
The article reports on the death of eight-year-old Kimberly Ann Bruneel following an appendectomy in Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. According to the autopsy, an ether has been found on the lungs of the patient that has caused her death. It notes that Bruneel underwent...
- Hospital: There's no IRS audit. Cantwell, Julie // Crain's Detroit Business;01/06/97, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p16
Claims that according to Partick Lamberti, newly appointed president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, auditors from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have not asked to review the hospital's financial records. Whether the IRS can disclose if a company is being...
- Billing improvements strengthen finances. G.A. // AHA News;5/1/95, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p4
Reports on efforts by hospitals in the United States to improve billing and collections as an alternative way to boost their financial positions. Cash flow turn-around; Number of days from patient discharge to billing; Percentage of accounts receivable.
- Hospitals expect severe cuts. Kostreski, Farah // AHA News;7/17/95, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p2
Reports on the preparation of the District of Columbia hospitals for further budgetary cuts. Possibilities of rejecting Mayor Marion Barry's budget proposal; Strategies to fill up budgetary gaps; Contingency plans for future furloughs.
- Still waiting for answers in Westview. Sheremata, Davis // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;8/7/95, Vol. 22 Issue 34, p8
Discusses Alberta's options to democratize the West View Regional Health Authority (RHA) while retaining financial control. Planned closure of three of the region's five hospitals to eliminate its $2.5 million deficit; Direct election; Appointment of boards from nominees of the Alberta...