Credit crunch changed debt plans, but not investments

While the dramatic problems the financial industry has faced have had a big impact on healthcare borrowing--including both bank loans and bond issues--it doesn't seem to have changed the way health organizations manage their investment portfolios, experts say. However, given the state of the credit market, financial advisers are recommending that health systems make sure their boards and trustees pay much closer attention to how those investments work. Right now, they suggest, it's a good time to hold the line and simply avoid losing money, rather than trying anything new and risky. Article