UPMC Pinnacle closing Pennsylvania hospital, keeping outpatient services — 3 insights

UPMC Pinnacle will close its Lancaster (Pa.) hospital but keep Lancaster's outpatient services in a medical office building in Lancaster, the York Daily Record reports.

Here's what you should know:

1. UPMC Pinnacle will shift Lancaster's inpatient services to UPMC Pinnacle Lititz (Pa.) in March 2019.

2. Health system administrators didn't state why the Lancaster facility would close or how many jobs would be affected by the closure.

3. UPMC and Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace will explore redevelopment opportunities.

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