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#3294237 - 07/17/13 06:28 PM Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds.
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And, Thanks to obozocare...many more hospitals are expected to follow .

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center has begun what could be a two-year span of layoffs. The medical center laid off hundreds of employees this month as it looks to cut $250 million.

The hospital says it's receiving less money from Medicare and Medicaid, the cost of treating the uninsured is rising, and grant money for research is being reduced.

Vanderbilt compared the situation to the housing bubble, which dramatically impacted the U.S. economy.

It's something state medical officials worry will have a significant impact across the industry.

Doctors say uncertainty over the Affordable Care Act is also stressing the system.

Employees who have been hit by the layoffs contacted lawyers with concerns of possible violations of both state and federal laws, which has prompted an investigation.
http://www.wbir.com/news/article/280838/2/Vanderbilt-Medical-Center-lays-off-hundreds
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#3294509 - 07/18/13 01:27 AM Re: Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds. [Re: dr]
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That will get the economy going. nothing like trying to run a free enterprise system with a socialist czar in charge
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#3294613 - 07/18/13 07:35 AM Re: Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds. [Re: redblood]
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Seems that Hope & Change FORWARD isn't working out so well.....
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#3294716 - 07/18/13 09:19 AM Re: Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds. [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
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Looking forward to every hospital in America to be transformed into the V. A. style of care.
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#3294721 - 07/18/13 09:23 AM Re: Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds. [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
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#3294730 - 07/18/13 09:34 AM Re: Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds. [Re: RUGER]
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#3294732 - 07/18/13 09:36 AM Re: Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds. [Re: preds1]
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#3294773 - 07/18/13 10:31 AM Re: Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds. [Re: dr]
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 Originally Posted By: dr
Doctors say uncertainty over the Affordable Care Act is also stressing the system.


"We have to pass it to see what's in it."

Guess that isn't working out so well.
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#3294883 - 07/18/13 12:28 PM Re: Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds. [Re: Still-n-Quiet]
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Further complicating the layoffs is that Vanderbilt aggressively pursues "diversity".

Look for "I was layed off 'cuz a my skin coler" complaints to begin in 5... 4... 3...
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#3294982 - 07/18/13 01:53 PM Re: Vanderbilt Medical Center to lay off hundreds. [Re: BMan]
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 Originally Posted By: BMan
Further complicating the layoffs is that Vanderbilt aggressively pursues "diversity".

Look for "I was layed off 'cuz a my skin coler" complaints to begin in 5... 4... 3...


Very prescient of you.

http://nashvillepost.com/news/2013/7/17/...rent_on_layoffs
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