SSM Health Care

7:54 am
Tue October 15, 2013

SSM Health Care confirms nearly 600 layoffs

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The parent company of St. Mary’s Health Center, SSM Health Care, has announced the details of a reorganization resulting in the elimination of 586 positions across its network of hospitals and clinics. Last week, SSM officials said the company could not confirm or deny reports of coming layoffs.

SSM cut 206 jobs in St. Louis and 10 jobs at St. Mary’s Health Center in Jefferson City. The company owns and operates 18 hospitals in Illinois, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Missouri. Prior to the layoffs, SSM employed roughly 30,000 people – about 1,600 of which worked at St. Mary’s.

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8:26 am
Thu October 10, 2013

SSM Health Care can't confirm or deny layoffs

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The parent company of St. Mary’s Health Center (SMHC) in Jefferson City, SSM Health Care, said it cannot confirm or deny a St. Louis Post Dispatch report that it will be downsizing jobs in its network of hospitals and clinics.

A spokesperson for a St. Louis subsidiary of SSM Health Care told the Post-Dispatch the company would make announcements to employees later this week, but did not state the number of jobs that might be cut or which areas the layoffs would affect.

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4:14 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

St. Louis system will acquire Mexico hospital

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A St. Louis-based health system says it will acquire the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Mo.

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