AnMed Health closes Physicians Surgery Center amid layoffs — 5 insights

AnMed Health closed its Physicians Surgery Center permanently after it laid off 94 employees, the Independent Mail reports. Both organizations are based in Anderson, S.C.

Here's what you should know:

1. The health system notified employees of layoffs Nov. 7 and Nov. 8.

2. Mr. Norton said, to the Independent Mail, the health system had made several large investments in recent years to "keep up with national changes as hospitals move toward being paid on performance of measures like hospital re-admission." The hospital's move towards implementing Epic EHR was one such expense.

3. The surgery center's surgeries were rescheduled to other facilities in the system.

4. The surgery center's website was taken offline.

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