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Healthcare Economics

Fast cash handy for those hospital fixer-upper projects

Fast cash handy for those hospital fixer-upper projects

Hospitals getting to long-overdue tower replacement projects and other capital needs are finding attractive interest rates on borrowings in the bond markets. Even systems with dinged finances or poor patient mixes are completing $1 billion bond offerings.

Consolidation spurs drug price spikes

Consolidation spurs drug price spikes

The major players in both the distribution market and the PBM sector dominate their markets. And as the firms grew, prices for prescription drugs swelled, a JAMA article found.

Purchase of CityMD signals strong investor interest in urgent care

Purchase of CityMD signals strong investor interest in urgent care

Since opening a single clinic on the Upper East Side in 2010, urgent-care chain CityMD has grown to 68 locations in three states. Its New York storefronts, which provide convenient walk-in health care to residents, have become as ubiquitous throughout the city as bank branches and Duane Reades.

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