Fitch: Health Care Stable in 2003, But Doubts Persist for Later Years
- Moody's: For-Profit Hosps Face Further Uncertainty. // Bond Buyer;8/20/2009, Vol. 369 Issue 33170, p2
The article offers information on the economic outlook of for-profit hospitals in the U.S. in 2009. According to Moody's Investors Services, the operating environment of the for-profit hospital is probably to stay challenged over the near term. The report noted that the health care reform...
- Sugar Daddy. Hallam, Kristen; Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;11/08/99, Vol. 29 Issue 45, p80
Talks about a debate growing about whether health providers deserve extra payments or whether Medicare payments actually benefit from them. Factors fueling a public discourse about how the federal government's most popular program can serve the people without being a financier; Views of...
- Local hospitals maintain merger, alliance prescription. Giddens, C.D. // Business Press;7/19/96 Supplement, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p4
Reports that hospitals in Tarrant County, Texas are scrambling to adjust, form strategic alliances with each other and insurers to stay financially afloat. Closure of some facilities of Columbia Healthcare Corp.; Auction for the future growth of Dallas-Fort Worth Medical Center; Ability of...
- 74% of Japanese hospitals in the red. // Ophthalmology Times;4/24/95, Vol. 20 Issue 17, p6
Reports on the results of a study by the Japan Municipal Hospital Association which states that most Japanese municipal hospitals will be operating at budget deficits by the end of fiscal 1994.
- Do we need public hospitals? Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health;Aug96, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p2
Looks at the financial problems of public hospitals in the United States. Deficiencies in public hospitals; Privatization as an inadequate answer to this problem; Characteristics of successful public hospitals; Need for partnerships with private and community-based providers and broad political...
- Hardly marginal. Weissenstein, Eric // Modern Healthcare;03/03/97, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p6
Reports that a congressional advisory panel indicated in March that hospitals in the United States posted double-digit profit margins on Medicare inpatient care in 1996. Factors contributing to the high margins; Implementation of prospective payment in 1984 by Medicare; Recommendation by the...
- Competition and specialization in the hospital industry: An application of Hotelling's location... Calem, Paul S.; Rizzo, John A. // Southern Economic Journal;Apr95, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p1182
Presents an application of Hotelling's location model to study the competition and specialization in the hospital industry. Emergence of services and treatment arrangements; Competition for physicians and patients.
- Circle predicted "unprecedented" savings from running Hinchingbrooke. Iacobucci, Gareth // BMJ: British Medical Journal;11/17/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7883, p4
The article reports that the National Audit office has revealed the failure of NHS managers to assess the possibility of gathering savings by the private firm Circle from running Hinchingbrooke Hospital. Hinchingbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust in Cambridgeshire generated an unexpected deficit of...
- Twice as many foundation trusts at financial risk this year. Mooney, Helen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;8/13/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7819, p339
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