These competencies complement the goals of the NGHS
Quest for Excellence initiative.
requires six months of full-time employment for staff nurses to be eligible for tuition reimbursement, but for this course, this requirement was waived.
The `AA-' rating on the series 2010B certificates reflects the credit strengths of NGHS
(series 2010A bonds rated `A' by Fitch) as well as those of the county given the added security provided by the county's legal commitment to pay debt service if the hospital revenues are insufficient.
Potential Stress on Financial Profile: NGHS
will need to sustain its strong cash flow to support its large capital plan, which will likely include additional debt.
Having a better grasp of its received inventory helps NGHS
to know exactly where these critical items are located and when they are available, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
A Wealth of Content Choices -- In addition to allowing companies editorial control over the content they recommend to their online users, NGHS
offers an index of hundreds of thousands of feeds across a wide range of subjects, enabling companies and their subscribers to access an almost limitless collection of content.
Previous findings from NGHS
cited health benefits of eating breakfast related to lower BMI (findings released in 2005) and improved nutrition, higher milk consumption and increased physical activity (findings released in 2008).
was ready to move from a decentralized to a centralized model of staffing, it utilized AcuityPlus to help ensure that the right number of nurses with the right skills were present at all times.
30, 2009, 2008 and 2007, NGHS
has posted operating and operating EBITDA margins of 8.
Proceeds from the series 2010 bonds will be used to refund the series 2007G and 2008B-H variable-rate demand bonds, reimburse NGHS
for swap termination payments, and fund a debt service reserve fund for each series.
earned the Financial Improvement award for realizing dramatic improvements in productivity, efficacy and cost-savings through its implementation of QuadraMed AcuityPlus.
While these terms are somewhat severe, Fitch believes that the possibility of all, or close to all, of the VRDOs being put to the banks simultaneously and NGHS
not being able to remarket or refinance these bonds in a reasonable amount of time is unlikely.