SPOTLIGHT: TX hospital forced to scale back bond issue

Managers at Parkland Health & Hospital System had hoped to get Dallas County (TX) voters to approve a $747 million bond issue to fund a replacement hospital. Instead, worried about rattling voters--who would have to pay higher property taxes--they've scaled back their plans. Among other things, they've combined plans for two buildings--a medical/surg and trauma center will be combined with a women-and-infants center. Article

Suggested Articles

Civica Rx, the non-profit generics company launched last year by hospitals, is ahead of schedule with the planned production of new drugs.

The Senate Finance Committee has finally unveiled its long-awaited legislation on drug prices. 

Amazon Web Services executive Shez Partovi, M.D., spoke with FierceHealthcare where he thinks AWS can make the biggest impact in healthcare.