Average age of plant at St David’s Healthcare (SDH), a US hospital system and winner of the 2014 Baldrige National Quality Award, was an indicator of how much capital spending may be required in the near future. SDH’s average age of plant was better than industry benchmarks, and against Moody’s Health Industry’s AA rating of 8.8 years. SDH’s average age of plant was 8 years in 2011, 8.4 in 2012, 8 in 2013, and 9.8 years in 2014. SDH was named one of Truven Health Analytics top 100 hosp...

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