Items Tagged ‘economy’

March 25, 2010

Jobs at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota…

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Folks who live outside Rochester, Minnesota might struggle to comprehend the impact of Mayo Clinic upon the employment of this community of a little more than 100,000 people.  Mayo noted recently, for example, that — nationwide — it has a $22 billion effect on the economy each year…   As of February, 2010, according to […]

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Tags: economy, employees


August 21, 2009

August 21-Economy

By ldw06 ldw06

1. South Florida hospitals show signs of distress The past year has been brutal for South Florida hospitals — and this year is likely to be worse.  The Baptist Health system, which has been immensely prosperous in the past, suffered a $71.7 million loss in its 2008 fiscal year. Miami Children’s lost $72 million. Holy […]

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Tags: Breakdown, Crisis, economy, Finance


August 13, 2009

Mayo employs cost-cutting measures; layoffs not among them

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

During an economic slowdown, rumors about layoffs can spread even if they have no basis in fact. And a rumor about a pending layoff of 20 percent of the Mayo Clinic administrative staff, such as clerical workers and unit managers, is unfounded said spokesman Adam Brase. “I did some checking. This is indeed a rumor,” […]

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Tags: economy


August 13, 2009

Dakotas hospitals: Merger won’t mean layoffs

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Leaders of the two largest hospitals in the Dakotas faced the general public on Wednesday for the first time since merger talks began nearly five months ago and repeated promises that no workers would lose their jobs and no services would be cut.   Fargo resident Dale Anderson, who has been diagnosed with Huntington’s disease, […]

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Tags: economy, Health Care


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