Beaumont Health is the latest health system in Southeast Michigan to adjust to competitive pressures, laying off employees in some areas and hiring in others in a systemwide restructuring plan.
At least 175 employees have been given pink slips over the past several months and more may be coming, Crain’s has learned. The eight-hospital health system also says hiring is up by 3%, or 126 workers, this year compared with hirings during the same period in 2018.
Over the past 18 months, Ascension Health and Detroit Medical Center have seen large-scale layoffs, with Ascension cutting more than 500 workers from its eight hospitals in Michigan and DMC reducing staff by more than 450 in at least two separate rounds of layoffs.
Each system has