TITLE

The Hardest Cuts of All

AUTHOR(S)
Bush, Haydn
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Mar2009, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of economic downturn on hospitals in the U.S. Several large hospital systems announced significant cuts including Crozer-Keystone Health System. Beaumont Hospitals announced layoffs that ultimately will reduce 500 full-time positions. It has eliminated open positions and relied on retirements and reassignments to reduce its workforce. Meanwhile, hospitals that have been able to avoid workforce reductions are bracing for a period of prolonged financial difficulty.
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37138493

 

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