HealthTrust Purchasing Group

ACA Repeal Would Squeeze For-Profit Hospitals

By Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media If the Affordable Care Act is fully or partially nullified by the US Supreme Court, for-profit hospital operators will face a credit-negative situation as costs increase and profit margins shrink, according to a special comment report from Moody’s Investors Service. That could be detrimental to the credit position…

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Pace of Hospital M&As Likely to Accelerate

By John Commins for HealthLeaders Media Expect the wave of hospital mergers and acquisitions to grow, says the author of a new report from Moody’s Investor Service. The only thing that might slow the accelerating pace of M&As of not-for-profit hospitals and health systems would be if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the individual mandate…

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Dolbey and HealthTrust Purchasing Group

Dolbey, headquartered in Concord and Cincinnati, OH, and HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HPG), Brentwood, TN, extended their contract for dictation and transcription products through October 2008. Dolbey has provided HPG with its complete line of healthcare technology since 2003. As part of the comprehensive agreement, Dolbey has extended its product offerings to include their newest products,…

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