Topics regarding layoffs at Ascension Health

Topics regarding layoffs at Ascension Health

Heavy workload

It is impossible for the manager not to know that such a large amount of work is unrealistic to be done in the expected period. However, he insists that we meet such unrealistic goals and tries to convince us that we are not overloaded at all... —  read more 

Penny Lane

2022 Was Hospitals’ Worst Financial Year in Decades, But 2023 Won’t Be Much Better Financial analysts have said that 2022 may have been the worst year for hospital finances in decades. This year looks like it will be yet another year of financial... —  read more 

Stalemate

Tens of thousands of Texans could potentially suffer from a major fallout between the state's largest insurance company and one of the country's largest health care networks, putting many providers and facilities out of network for patients... —  read more 

Peace and Love, Inc.

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Wednesday night several dozen protesters braved the elements to urge Ascension Wisconsin to re-open labor and delivery services at St. Francis Hospital. Ascension shut down those services just before Christmas, creating a void... —  read more 

I Robot

In 2019, Ascension received an award from a company called AvaSure. The “AvaPrize” was bestowed upon the hospital chain because of its embrace of a new cost-cutting innovation: robots. Traditionally, Ascension, like other hospitals, sent nurses’... —  read more 

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The newly unionized nurses at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita took their first action this week, addressing safety and security at the hospital. This follows the discharge of a g-n this month on the Ascension Via... —  read more 

For A Few Dollars More

"Where did the money go?" "Ascension had started cutting costs to avoid a predicted deficit, but in the end, the system was not in financial danger. “Over the five years in which Ascension executives had projected the $5.2 billion loss, the system... —  read more 

A Fistful of Dollars

"While the pandemic was a breaking point for many healthcare workers, hospital policies implemented before 2020 in some ways laid the groundwork for the current staffing crisis. A recent New York Times investigation finds that large nonprofit... —  read more 

NYT Article 12/15/22

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/15/business/hospital-staffing-ascension.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share&referringSource=articleShare A very sad article about how Ascension has become profit driven over patient care.

Whoomp! (There It Is)

St. Louis-based Ascension’s professional and general liability loss reserve grew more than 6% year-over-year in fiscal 2022, reaching $932 million as of June 30, 2022. Ascension could be on the hook for BILLIONS in legal fees after a judge determined... —  read more 

A Loser Is A Loser

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/finance/ascension-vs-commonspirit-vs-trinity-how-the-3-largest-nonprofit-systems-finances-compare.html The largest nonprofit health systems, Ascension, CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health, reported net losses... —  read more 

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The Party's Over

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/finance/sp-slaps-negative-view-not-profit-health-sector S&P Global Ratings has revised its view of the U.S. not-for-profit health sector to "negative" as a result of continuing operating pressures and volatility in... —  read more 

Payroll

Throw the entire department away. They are of no help when it comes to issues in Pay. You ask for management and you get peons.

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James 2:14-26

https://www.firstcoastnews.com/amp/article/news/crime/hundreds-of-patients-injured-by-jacksonville-orthopedic-surgeon-could-receive-punitive-damages/77-870bf16d-4c54-401c-ad3f-4b956127ac81 “Hundreds of patients injured by an orthopedic surgeon from... —  read more 

Bye Bye Bedford

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/strategy/ascension-health-close-st-vincent-dunn-hospital Ascension Health announced it would close St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford, Indiana, only days after posting a fiscal year, system-wide loss of $1.8... —  read more 

Ascension Missing In Action

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/rankings-and-ratings/where-are-the-22-leapfrog-straight-a-hospitals-2.html?utm_campaign=bhr&utm_source=website&utm_content=most-read Here are 22 hospitals that have achieved 22 consecutive "A" grades since... —  read more 

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What’s In Your Wallet?

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2022/11/17/1136201685/medical-debt-high-interest-credit-cards-hospitals-profit “How banks and hospitals are cashing in when patients can't pay for health care”

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