7 recent healthcare layoffs

The following healthcare layoffs or layoff plans were reported by Becker's Hospital Review so far in April.

1. CHS lays off more than 70 corporate employees
Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems began laying off more than 70 corporate employees April 9.

2. Montana health system lays off less than 1% of employees amid realignment
Kalispell (Mont.) Regional Healthcare laid off less than 1 percent of its more than 4,000-person workforce as it realigns to adapt to the changing healthcare environment.

3. Theranos lays off majority of workforce to avoid bankruptcy
Theranos, a healthcare technology company focused on blood testing, laid off about 80 percent of its workforce to avoid bankruptcy for a few more months.

4. Express Scripts to lay off 456 employees: 3 things to know
St. Louis-based Express Scripts, the nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager, will lay off 456 employees when it closes its pharmacy site in Columbus, Ohio, later in 2018.

5. Georgia hospital closure will result in 200 layoffs
Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, Ga., will lay off 200 employees when it closes later in 2018.

6. Centura hospital to cut staff by 4% — layoffs amount to fewer than 30 workers
Longmont (Colo.) United Hospital, part of Centennial, Colo.-based Centura Health, will lay off about 4 percent of its staff.

7. California hospital to lay off 37 employees amid closure plans: 5 things to know
Community Medical Center Long Beach (Calif.), which is slated to close by the beginning of July, will lay off 37 employees, or about 10 percent of the organization's workforce.

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