13 healthcare layoffs in March

The following healthcare layoffs were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in March. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.

1. CHI lays off 459 employees in Texas
Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives' Texas division laid off 459 employees and will leave 161 vacant positions unfilled.

2. PeaceHealth revises number of job cuts in Oregon to 271
Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth will cut 271 positions in Oregon, up from the 186 it initially anticipated.

3. Gila Regional Medical Center lays off 12 employees to save $1M
Silver City, N.M.-based Gila Regional Medical Center is laying off eight members of its "administrative and support" staff and four employees with the title of executive or director to save about $1 million.

4. Stanford Health Care revises number of layoffs to 123
Stanford (Calif.) Health Care cut 123 positions, down from the 168 it initially anticipated.

5. Banner physicians affected in latest round of system layoffs
Banner Health is laying off some physicians as the Phoenix-based system restructures operations.

6. ZirMed lays off 60 employees
Louisville, Ky.-based ZirMed, which provides cloud-based revenue cycle management solutions, is cutting 60 positions from its total workforce of about 670 people.

7. St. John Health System lays off business office employees
St. John Health System in Tulsa, Okla., part of St. Louis-based Ascension Health, is laying off employees in its business office.

8. Shenandoah Medical Center cuts 14 positions
Shenandoah (Iowa) Medical Center laid off employees amid restructuring efforts.

9. Alabama hospital lays off 26 workers
Highlands Medical Center in Scottsboro, Ala., laid off 26 employees.

10. Banner Health issues another round of layoffs as it restructures operations
Phoenix-based Banner Health is laying off more employees, including its top public relations executive, as it restructures operations.

11. Partners' hospitals to lay off employees as part of cost-cutting plan
North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Mass., which includes two campuses and is part of Boston-based Partners HealthCare, plans to lay off employees to help overcome financial losses.

12. Humana to cut unspecified number of jobs, top positions in Kentucky, Wisconsin
Louisville, Ky.-based Humana will lay off an undisclosed number of employees in Kentucky and Wisconsin as part of the insurer's growth strategy following its unsuccessful bid to merge with Aetna.

13. MDwise to lay off 79 employees in departure from Indiana Medicaid program
Indianapolis-based insurer MDwise will exit Indiana's Medicaid program at the end of March, affecting 79 workers.

 

 

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