Healthcare >> Analyst Interviews >> September 20, 2010
A Stable Near-term Outlook For Hospitals – Megan Neuburger – Fitch Ratings Ltd.
Megan Neuburger is a Director in the corporate finance group at Fitch Ratings, where she focuses on for-profit hospitals and health care companies. Prior to working with the health care team, Ms. Neuburger covered the gaming, lodging and leisure sectors with a focus on Native American credits for Fitch for two years. She previously spent four years in the company's U.S. public finance group, focusing on tax-supported ratings for local governments throughout the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. In addition to her work on tax-supported credits, she has experience in credit analysis in water and sewer and other revenue-supported areas. Prior to joining Fitch in 2003, Ms. Neuburger worked at the Environmental Finance Center of Syracuse University. She assisted local governments in upstate New York in developing regional partnership solutions for water and sewer infrastructure needs. Ms. Neuburger earned a B.S. in economics and policy studies from Syracuse University and an MPA with a concentration in public finance from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Profile
TWST: Please start with a brief overview of the industry and the companies you follow for Fitch.
Ms. Neuburger: Currently I'm mostly focused on for-profit health care providers, including hospitals.