In recent weeks, the Seton Healthcare Family has laid off 74 employees and cut the hours or changed the schedules of 45 others as part of a long-term restructuring that also affects patient services, a spokeswoman said.
Seton officials say they are transforming their system into one that focuses more attention on keeping patients well and less on hospitalizing them. At the same time, they acknowledge that fewer hospital admissions have meant declining revenue, which has put pressure on the budget.
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