US Hospital Closes Inpatient Unit

6 May 2009 (Last Updated May 6th, 2009 18:30)

Massachusetts-based Hubbard Hospital in the US has closed its inpatient unit and laid off 66 employees due to declining inpatient volume, according to the Boston Business Journal. Hubbard's inpatient volume has reduced to just eight patients per day for the past year, due to the

Massachusetts-based Hubbard Hospital in the US has closed its inpatient unit and laid off 66 employees due to declining inpatient volume, according to the Boston Business Journal.

Hubbard's inpatient volume has reduced to just eight patients per day for the past year, due to the exit of a number of primary care physicians.

By staff writer.