Round two dozen layoffs have been confirmed at Spectrum Well being Lakeland as Spectrum Well being completes its merger with Beaumont Well being. The layoffs introduced this week are amongst management. In an announcement, the hospital system says its well being system is going through vital monetary pressures from inflation, rising pharmaceutical and labor prices, COVID 19, the expiration of CARES Act funding, and reimbursement not proportional with bills. Nevertheless, it provides the merger with Beaumont will place it in a stronger place to face these challenges. Spectrum Well being Lakeland continues, “For the reason that starting of the yr, now we have recruited round 10,000 folks, predominately into open roles straight serving our sufferers and well being plan members. We have now additionally made the troublesome resolution to remove about 400 administration and non-patient/well being plan member-facing roles from our 64,000 crew members.” When mixed, the brand new BHSH System has a complete of twenty-two hospitals.