7 hospital, health system layoffs in July

The following hospital and health system layoffs were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in July. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.

1. All 432 Aramark Healthcare support services employees at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center will be let go when a contract between the hospital and the Philadelphia-based company expires this fall. Here are three things to know about the workforce reductions and contract.  

2. Hawaii Health Systems Corp., the state's public hospital system, will lay off 30 employees at healthcare facilities on the island of Kauai. Here are four things to know about the layoffs.

3. The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson laid off 10 nurse educators and four others in its latest downsizing effort.

4. Kindred Healthcare hospitals in Massachusetts are targeting layoffs after Framingham, Mass.-based MetroWest Medical Center confirmed it would be ending Kindred's lease in Natick, Mass. Kindred Hospital Northeast-Natick closed June 26 after its host hospital, MetroWest, ended the lease. At least half of the Natick employees have found jobs at other Kindred locations within Massachusetts.

5. Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health plans to lay off up to 400 employees system-wide. Here are five things to know about the layoffs.

6. Two Honolulu-based healthcare facilities — Leahi Hospital and Maluhia — will cut 64 positions and temporarily freeze admissions. Here are five things to know about the reductions.

7. Boston-based Partners HealthCare announced it will close its Union Hospital in Lynn, Mass., as part of a plan to consolidate services in the NorthShore region and open a dedicated behavioral health center. The plan will cut about 100 jobs from Union Hospital. Hospital officials hope to reduce jobs through attrition, rather than layoffs.

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