Fitch: Health Care Credit Quality Challenged by Labor Shortage

Daulerio, A.J.
June 2001
Bond Buyer;6/29/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31171, p6
Trade Publication
Cites a report by Fitch indicating that labor shortages in the health care industry in the United States pose a significant obstacle in the industry's efforts to improve its creditworthiness. Shortage of nurses and medical workers; Significant increases in personnel expenses; Hospitals' efforts to maintain an adequate number of other medical workers.


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