7 latest hospital credit upgrades

The following seven hospital credit rating upgrades occurred in the last month. They are listed below in alphabetical order.

1. Centegra Healthcare (Crystal Lake, Ill.) — from "BB+" to "AA+" (S&P)

2. Forrest Health (Hattiesburg, Miss.) — from "A" to "A+" (Fitch)

3. Frederick (Md.) Memorial Hospital — from "BBB+" to "A-" (Fitch)

4. Johns Hopkins Health System (Baltimore) — from "Aa3" to "Aa2" (Moody's)

5. Peace Health (Vancouver, Wash.) — from "AA-" to "AA" (Fitch)

6. Renown Regional Medical Center (Reno, Nev.) — from "A" to "A+" (S&P)

7. Francis Healthcare System (Cape Girardeau, Mo.) — from "AA-" to "AA" (Fitch)

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