Last updated 12:40PM ET
December 15, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Holzer Layoffs
(WOUB) - A Gallipolis health center is eliminating 51 positions.

Holzer Medical Center president Jim Phillippe says affected departments include maintenance, human resources and central supply.

Phillippe says the cuts come after declining reimbursement for medicare and medicaid and increasing competition.

He says the center is trying to handle the lay-offs compassionately.

Holzer is providing severance pay, psychological counseling and out placement service.

Affected employees will be notified by the end of the day tomorrow.
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