The bottom line is starting to look healthier for local hospitals, which saw profits of between $7 million and $65 million in 2012 after some recent lean years.
All four hospitals saw an increase in profits, with two sister hospitals here seeing the biggest leap, according to a new state report.
All of the hospitals also had robust profit margins, according to the report by the Pennsylvania Health Cost Containment Council.
One local hospital official, however, said things might not be as good as they appear, due to the fact that the data included in the report does not include losses from hospital-owned physician practices.
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