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Hospitals Show Mixed Results on Investments

Some hospitals are doing much better than others with their investments. According to a new report, several large health systems have recently reported major losses with their investments. On the other hand, a report late last year found that roughly half of hospitals’ net margins over the past two years has come from investment income. Learn more from the Becker’s Hospital Review article “Investment income made up almost 50% of hospitals' net margin in past 2 years.”  

2019-03-04T06:00:01+00:00March 4, 2019|hospitals|

Fitch: Stable Outlook for Health Care in 2018

Despite a number of potential threats, Fitch Ratings predicts a stable financial environment for the health care industry in 2018. Fitch’s warns, though, of “outside disruptions” that could threaten that stability.  Among those potential disruptions are tax reform legislation, government regulations, Amazon’s rumored entry into the industry, and advances in technology. The company predicts that ratings downgrades will exceed upgrades in the coming year. Learn more about Fitch’s predictions in this Healthcare Dive article.

2017-12-07T06:00:07+00:00December 7, 2017|Uncategorized|
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