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8 Tips for Managing and Measuring Credit Risk in the Healthcare Sector

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to educate the healthcare sector about the benefits of credit risk management and facilitate the implementation of a practical plan, Moody's Analytics today released a white paper that offers CFOs, corporate treasurers and financial analysts best practices in credit risk management and how to effectively apply relevant methodologies, technologies and policies.

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Authored by Moody's Analytics Director of Product Marketing, Arik Pelkey, and Senior Director of Product Management, Anuj Gupta, the paper, Eight Ways to Manage Customer and Supplier Credit Risk in Healthcare, addresses a topic that has not traditionally been a core activity at firms outside of the financial services sector. In reality, firms across the healthcare system face increased credit risks and the decision to implement solid fundamental credit practices and tools can be complicated, but it is a key to building a sustainable business.

To read the complete white paper, click here.

For more information about Moody's Analytics tools to assist with healthcare credit risk – and to download the white paper – visit moodysanalytics.com/healthcare.

ABOUT MOODY'S ANALYTICS

Moody's Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody's Investors Service, Moody's Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $2.3 billion in 2011, employs approximately 6,500 people worldwide and has a presence in 28 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com.

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