HCA to close Sister Emmanuel Hospital in Miami

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Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare plans to close Sister Emmanuel Hospital, a Miami-based long-term care hospital, in December, according to the South Florida Business Journal.

HCA will lay off 97 employees when it shuts down Sister Emmanuel Hospital, but some of the employees could transfer to other HCA facilities.

"There are a number of open positions within our affiliated facilities in the area, and we believe most of our affected employees will find employment opportunities," Sister Emmanuel Hospital said in a letter accompanying its Oct. 3 Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice.

Sister Emmanuel Hospital had a 90.1 percent occupancy rate in 2017 and recorded a $152,210 profit on net revenue of $12.1 million, according to the South Florida Business Journal, which cited information from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

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