STURGIS, Mich. (WOOD) — Sturgis Hospital is eliminating its hospice and child birth services and closing its oncology treatment center, leading to dozens of layoffs.
The hospital announced the cuts Thursday as part of a restructuring plan focused on outpatient services. Approximately 60 full-time workers will be affected, but the hospital says some of those people may move into other vacant positions.
The hospital says the cuts will take effect Monday and include:
- Closing hospice services
- Reducing inpatient medical/surgical services (Four inpatient beds will remain)
- Closing obstetric services
- Adjusting the staffing and structure of the emergency department
- Closing the oncology treatment center