6 recent hospital layoffs

The following hospital layoffs were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in May.

1. La Crosse, Wis.-based Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare plans to reduce staff and eliminate positions.

2. Shriners Hospitals for Children in Tampa (Fla.) will lay off 60 employees.

3. Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain, Mich., will lay off employees as it prepares to implement its restructuring plan.

4. Waukesha-based LifeCare Hospitals of Wisconsin will close its long-term care facility in Pewaukee, Wis., resulting in 171 layoffs. 

5. Lockport, N.Y.-based Eastern Niagara Hospital will close its maternity unit and eliminate dialysis, express care and X-ray services at its facility in Newfane, N.Y. The plan will result in 41 layoffs.

6. Fayette Regional Health System, a single-hospital system based in Connersville, Ind., will cease operations at its facilities no later than July 31 and lay off 437 employees.

 

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