Financial squeeze awaits W.Pa. hospitals

randallellis222x300Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Randall Ellis, College of Arts & Sciences

Hospitals across Western Pennsylvania could be forced to scrap some medical services, lay off more workers and reduce investment in their facilities and technology as financial pressures grow because of payment cuts and declining patient volume, an industry group warned as it reported profit margins at area hospitals were dropping steeply…

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“More people will have more coverage than in the past.”

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