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3 Reasons Why Layoffs Don't Benefit Hospitals in the Long Run

3 Reasons Why Layoffs Don't Benefit Hospitals in the Long Run

"ThedaCare retrains its employees in a similar fashion to Scripps in that it guarantees to help employees find new employment primarily within the health system or elsewhere, and its emphasis on Lean principles has led to very successful retraining efforts. 'The number of people we've redeployed or retrained has varied from as few as 25 to up to 75 per year,' Dr. Gruner says. 'We would like that to be a higher number, not lower, because a higher number means we're doing a better job of identifying waste.'"

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