9 hospital, health system layoffs in September

The following hospital and health system layoffs occurred or were announced in September. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.

1. Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., laid off 58 employees. Here are four things to know about the layoffs.

2. Rhode Island Hospital in Providence is eliminating nearly 200 positions and shutting down an early intervention program for developmentally disabled children. Here are six things to know about the cuts.

3. Stamford (Conn.) Hospital plans to lay off 20 employees, leave vacant 113 open positions and make cuts to its community outreach programming and local clinics. Here are seven things to know about the cuts.

4. Representatives from Cheverly, Md.-based Dimensions Healthcare System confirmed that an additional 84 employees will be laid off at the system's Laurel (Md.) Regional Hospital. Here are five things to know about the layoffs.

5. Baton Rouge (La.) General will eliminate 50 to 60 jobs over the next few months in the wake of the closure of its Mid City emergency department and changing patient volumes. Here are four things to know about the cuts.

6. Reliant Medical Group, an independent, ambulatory integrated health system in Worcester, Mass., laid off 78 workers Sept. 9 to cut costs. Here are three things to know about the layoffs.

7. Biddeford-based Southern Maine Health Care has announced a reorganization that will eliminate about 13 positions and move overnight care from Sanford, Maine, to Biddeford. Here are eight things to know about the reorganization.

8. More than 30 workers at Laurel (Md.) Regional Hospital will be laid off in October when the maternal and child health unit closes. Here are four things to know about the layoffs.

9. In an effort to save $10 million and stay afloat as costs rise faster than revenues, Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital, part of Partners HealthCare, intends to cut 100 positions. Here are six things to know about the cuts.



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