Credit analysts are watching St. Charles Health System closely to see how it can improve its bottom line after posting a record $138 million loss.

The health system, which employs about 4,500 people in four hospitals in Central Oregon, posted the record loss in the second quarter.

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Suzanne Roig has been a reporter with The Bulletin since 2018 covering business and health in the region. When she's not working she enjoys taking her dog Pono out on hikes.

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Mediocre reporting by not stating what the total of the investment portfolio is. Keep in mind that marking to market nothing to do with cash loss until the actual investments are liquidated. The portfolio loss is merely report an impairment.

Long and Variable

'The lion’s share of the health system’s losses, $95.8 million, were from investments,'

What is the size of that portfolio? Are the region's health service levels in the hands of degenerate speculators?


My thoughts exactly.

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