For-Profit Hospital Finances Look Stable, Profit Margins Should Improve

Report says margins are improving, especially when systems shed less-profitable facilities.

from Healthcare Finance

The outlook for the U.S. for-profit hospital industry remains stable, according a recent Moody’s Investors Service report. Earnings are expected to grow in the low-single digits over the next 12 to 18 months, while volume and pricing trends will continue to be modestly positive. Profit margins are expected to stabilize after a significant drop between 2015 and 2016.

Read More →

Disclaimer: The viewpoint expressed in this article is the opinion of the author and is not necessarily the viewpoint of the owners or employees at Healthcare Staffing Innovations, LLC.