6 latest hospital, health system layoffs

The following hospitals and health systems shared plans for or implemented layoffs in the past month, starting with the most recent.

1. Daughters of Charity to cut services at 2 California hospitals
Daughters of Charity Health System, a six-hospital network based in Los Altos, Calif., plans to cut services at Saint Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy, Calif., and O'Connor Hospital in San Jose, Calif., and layoffs are expected at both organizations.

2. Campbellton-Graceville Hospital braces for closure
About 90 employees will be laid off when Campbellton-Graceville (Fla.) Hospital suspends all services. Services will be suspended April 20 due to "immediate financial difficulties."

3. Union files lawsuit against Doctors' Hospital of Michigan over layoffs                                                  Financially struggling Doctors' Hospital of Michigan in Pontiac laid off workers in a number of positions effective April 6.

4. Penn Highlands Healthcare plans layoffs
DuBois, Pa.-based Penn Highlands Healthcare is eliminating jobs for 15 employees at its Brookville campus and cutting jobs for 33 employees at its DuBois campus.

5. Spaulding rehabilitation hospital to shut down 
Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, part of Boston-based Partners HealthCare System, plans to close Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Medical Care North Shore, a rehabilitation hospital in Salem, Mass., due to financial troubles. About 300 positions will be eliminated by the closing.  

6. 85 employees to lose jobs when unit closes inside Summa Barberton Hospital
A total of 85 workers will lose their jobs when a specialized unit inside Summa Barberton (Ohio) Hospital closes. The specialty unit, which is for patients that require long stays to recover from serious illnesses and injuries, is slated to close by the end of May.


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