ATLANTA (AP) - Officials say Grady Memorial Hospital will cut 100 jobs and might consider trimming programs to deal with a $25 million shortfall in federal funding.
Hospital officials tell the Atlanta Journal-Constitution the layoffs will not include doctors or nurses. Officials say the layoffs are expected to save the hospital about $6 million.
Grady CEO Michael Young told board members on Monday that the downtown Atlanta hospital is seeing one of its largest-ever reductions in government funding.
He said this comes at a time when the recession has spurred greater numbers of uninsured patients.
Young said the layoffs likely will happen over the next several weeks.
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