Source: Joe Carlson and Vince Galloro, Modern Healthcare, Vol. 41 no. 3, June 06, 2011
Not-for-profit healthcare systems on average showed a strong financial improvement in 2010, based on aggressive cost-control efforts and gains in revenue from patient care and investments. For-profit hospital operators also made strides on the operations side, even while they took on far more expenses related to uncompensated care and continued acquisition activity compared with their tax-exempt peers.