9 healthcare layoffs in September

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

1. Louisiana health system to cut 232 jobs
Shreveport, La.-based Willis-Knighton Health System will lay off 55 employees immediately and eventually cut another 177 jobs via retirement and attrition.

2. Harrington Hospital reduces number of layoffs from 39 to 20
Southbridge, Mass.-based Harrington Hospital will not cut obstetrics and gynecology services as much as expected. As a result of the changed plans, the hospital has reduced the number of expected layoffs from 39 to 20.

3. Financially troubled Centegra to lay off 131 employees, outsource 230 jobs
Crystal Lake, Ill.-based Centegra Health System plans to lay off 131 employees and outsource another 230 jobs amid financial struggles.

4. Mercy Iowa City to cut 115 jobs
Mercy Iowa City (Iowa) will eliminate or scale back the hours of approximately 65 full- and part-time employees, and another 50 positions have already been eliminated via attrition and planned retirements.

5. Kindred to cut 86 jobs with closure of Indiana hospital
Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare will cut 86 positions with the closure of Kindred Hospital Indianapolis South in Greenwood, Ind.

6. RCCH HealthCare Partners cuts 62 positions, including CMO, at acquired Idaho hospital
Brentwood, Tenn.-based for-profit hospital operator RCCH HealthCare Partners laid off 62 employees at Lewiston, Idaho-based St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.

7. New Hampshire hospital cuts 17 jobs with closure of patient accounts department
Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, N.H., closed its patient accounts department, resulting in 17 layoffs.

8. Eli Lilly to trim 8% of workforce: 4 things to know
Eli Lilly and Co. will lay off about 8 percent of its workforce in a cost-cutting move.

9. Genesis HealthCare to lay off 72 with voluntary closure of nursing home
Carmichael, Calif.-based Eagle Crest nursing home, owned by Kennett Square, Pa.-based Genesis HealthCare, will voluntarily close this fall, resulting in 72 layoffs.



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