Memorial Health lays off 85 employees with push toward spine, joint focus: 3 takeaways

Practice Management

Within the past week, Savannah, Ga.-based Memorial University Medical Center laid off 85 employees, WTVM reports.

Here are three takeaways.

1. Along with the 85-person layoff, the hospital is shifting other team members into new roles focused on direct care delivery.

2. A spokesperson with the hospital's parent, Nashville, Tenn.-based Hospital Corporation of America, said Memorial Health is looking to hire 200 employees for patient care roles.

3. The hospital is currently making a push to focus on its centers of excellence for children, cancer, heart, joint, spine, minimally invasive surgery and emergency care.

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