Posts Tagged ‘for-profit health care’

A capital way to serve the poor

The Wall Street Journal, February 2, 1998

[This letter to the editor was in response to a Wall Street Journal feature article critical of the Daughters of Charity for having large financial […]


“HMOs investing in tobacco industry represents conflict of values

Texas Nursing [Vol. 69, No. 8, p. 3], September 1, 1995

A December 21, 1994 Wall Street Journal article described how the health maintenance organization (HMO) industry had amassed so much cash – 9 billion dollars […]


Hospital merger risky

Austin American-Statesman, October 26, 1994

The recently announced $5 billion stock-swap merger between the nation’s two largest for-profit hospital chains, Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. and HealthTrust Inc., makes Columbia the biggest […]