Last updated 7:30AM ET
March 30, 2015
WFCR Local Features
WFCR Local Features
Area hospitals feel economic downturn; layoffs force a careful look at patient care
(wfcr) - Hospitals are not immune to ripple effects from the recent economic downturns. It's bad news for employees and for patients. In western New England, administrators at Cooley Dickinson, Bay State Medical, and Holyoke Hospital are cutting staff or not filling open positions. WFCR's Susan Kaplan spoke with Michael Doonan from the Massachusetts Health Policy Forum about what hospitals and their customers are facing. © Copyright 2015, wfcr