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For-profit healthcare sector outlook stable: Fitch Ratings
Modern Healthcare

The for-profit healthcare sector outlook is stable, but companies are under growing pressure to prove their value or risk becoming a political target, Fitch Ratings said in a new report. At particular risk are companies that operate hospitals, manufacture pharmaceuticals and medical devices or distribute drugs, analysts said. “Fitch believes it is increasingly critical for companies to articulate a value proposition and demonstrate success executing on that vision to avoid becoming a target of political scrutiny and pressure from payers.