Moody's Investors Service last week downgraded Boston's Brigham & Women's Hospital to A-1 from double-A.

The downgrade was due, in part, to increased financial pressures placed on the hospital by heightened competition among hospitals in the Boston region and lower available cash flow for debt service coverage.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.