WNC hospital layoffs announced

From the Asheville Citizen-Times

Citing lower patient numbers, three Western North Carolina hospitals recently laid off more than 80 employees.

The hospitals in Haywood, Swain and Jackson counties are part of MedWest, which formed in 2010 when WestCare-affiliated Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva and Swain County Hospital in Bryson City became affiliated with Haywood Regional Medical Center. MedWest has a management agreement with Carolinas HealthCare System.

MedWest began analyzing staffing levels a year ago, and the hospitals had already eliminated some positions, according to Lucretia Stargell, director of corporate relations for MedWest.


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  1. Dionysis

    Neither the AC-T or the MtnXpress includes just what types of positions were cut. That seems relevant to the article. I assure you no senior executives lost their jobs. Who was impacted?

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