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Monday, November 12, 2012

PeaceHealth's Springfield and Eugene hospitals are recovering financially after the effects of the recession, according to the nonprofit's latest financial filings.

In the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010, PeaceHealth was feeling the strain of the cost of its new flagship RiverBend hospital, heavy losses at the University District hospital, and soaring bad debt and charity care for patients who wouldn’t or couldn’t pay their bills in a bad economy.

Those challenges continue, but the latest filings — for the year ended June 30, 2011 — show that PeaceHealth’s Sacred Heart Medical Centers at River­Bend in Springfield and in the University District in downtown Eugene both boosted net patient revenues while keeping a grip on expenses. RiverBend increased profit by 6.4 percent to $26.6 million, and the University District cut its losses by almost a third, to $9.68 million in the past fiscal year.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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