Jackson Health System will announce “significant” layoffs in about two weeks

John Dorschner, Miami Herald, February 3, 2012 Jackson Health System plans to “right-size” its organization with “significant” layoffs, Chief Executive Carlos Migoya said Friday. Though he refused to give specifics, he said managers are examining each department to see where reductions make sense without hurting the quality of patient care. Jackson is working quickly to decide where to cut. “We want to know in the next 10 days to two weeks,” he said. Migoya said patient volume has dropped, partly because of shorter average lengths of stay and partly because more patients are getting out-patient treatment rather than being admitted to the hospital. ... Jackson