Holding steady

Selvam, Ashok
August 2011
Modern Healthcare;8/8/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 32, p8
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The article reports that not-for-profit hospitals and health systems in the U.S. maintained their operating margins while improving on their overall margins in fiscal 2010 based on median financial figures from Standard & Poor's (S&P). While median net margins rose from 2.4% to 4% in 2010, S&P officials believe revenue growth will continue to slow in what is deemed an increasingly hostile environment. The figures reportedly confirm that hospitals rely on investment and other non-patient income.


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