5 hospitals, healthcare providers cutting jobs

The following hospitals and providers cut jobs or revealed plans to cut jobs on or after March 4:

1. Boise (Idaho) Anesthesia Physician Associates laid off 53 nurse anesthetists March 18, citing an expected revenue loss from the coronavirus pandemic.

2. Fairmont (W.Va.) Regional Medical Center will close by the end of this week, affecting 528 employees.

3. Fifty-two workers at Chicago-based Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital and West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, Ill., lost their jobs.

4. Sumner Community Hospital in Wellington, Kan., closed March 12, affecting about 75 employees.

5. Providence, R.I.-based Lifespan laid off 55 employees, and hundreds of its employees have agreed to early retirements as the nonprofit health system restructures amid financial struggles.


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