Despite the stock market nosedive in 2008 - when hospitals nationally lost $17 billion - investment income and charitable contributions continue to be the major source of hospital revenue and income, dwarfing "other revenue" sources like gift shops and cafeteria services and helping to boost bottom lines.
Investment income rebound helps moderate hospitals' bottom lines
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