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Web Exclusive: Healthcare Lending Returns to Sanity . . . Maybe
Healthcare borrowers are logically skeptical about their ability to access capital. Bankers say there may be money to...
Web Exclusive: Options and Opportunities: Section 363 Transactions for Distressed Healthcare Companies
A recent report issued by Alvarez & Marsal found that more than half of the 4,500 hospitals analyzed are...
Web Exclusive: Can Safety Nets Climb up the Stimulus Heap?
With local and state funds all dried up, many have their eyes on stimulus funds. But will relief come soon enough?
Web Exclusive: Worse Before It Gets Better
The steady drumbeat of layoffs, construction cancellations, and investment account impairments for hospitals may only...
Web Exclusive: The Great Deleveraging or Back to Basics?
The cause of recent problems in healthcare finance can't be explained simply by arguing that hospitals took on too much...
Web Exclusive: Budget Analysis: Does This Kind of Health Reform Work for You?
President Obama's budget proposal calls for a switch to bundled payments for hospitalizations of Medicare patients...
Top five indicators of your hospital's financial strength
Some hospital system executives have found that implementation of daily productivity tracking tools amounts to an...
Looking for a break in the clouds
Despite tighter credit standards and the current economy, there is a decreased interest in debt among credit-worthy...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare, Meet the Great Deleveraging
Debt is a proverbial four-letter word these days, and not just because it actually has four letters. After years of...
Will Primary Care Be Re-Empowered by an Ailing Economy?
Contributors Richard Reece, MD, and Brian Klepper, PhD, offer examples of how businesses, rather than government...