7 healthcare layoffs in April

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

1. Saint Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy, Calif., part of Redwood City, Calif.-based Verity Health System, is implementing a workforce reduction to decrease labor costs. Here are three things to know about the layoffs.

2. Dameron Hospital in Stockton, Calif., closed its labor and delivery and postpartum units, neonatal intensive care unit and pediatrics. Seventy hospital workers face layoffs due to the closures.

3. Payer EmblemHealth plans to cut 250 IT jobs because it is changing its IT provider. The 250 IT workers whose jobs will be cut represent approximately 8 percent of the payer's workforce.

4. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration ordered 89 layoffs at University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington as part of an expected 2,000 or more layoffs to help balance the state budget. The layoffs primarily involve employees who work with the Department of Correction's inmate care program.

5. A restructuring of Dartmouth College's Geisel School of Medicine, based in Hanover, N.H., will eliminate about 30 jobs, but also include job offers to hundreds of Geisel employees who will be losing their places on the college payroll. Here are six things to know about the restructuring.

6. A number of employees will be laid off at ValleyCare Health System of Ohio's Northside Medical Center, based in Youngstown, Ohio. Here are four things to know about the layoffs.

7. The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, S.C., will cut jobs and leave vacant positions unfilled. Here are five things to know about the layoffs.




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