UPDATE: TYLER (KYTX) - Trinity Mother Frances eliminated approximately 80 positions on Tuesday.
"Trinity Mother Frances has a distinguished 75 year history. As we plan for our future service to the greater East Texas community, we will continue to place our emphasis on ensuring the highest standard of patient safety and providing the best and most compassionate patient care," said Lindsey Bradley, President & CEO. "As the health care sector changes, so must we change to address the needs of today and tomorrow."
"Our strategy is not just about cost-reduction; it is about positioning Trinity Mother Frances to grow in the ever changing health care market," Bradley said. "I believe this is the best way for us to continue our commitment to serving the health care needs of people of East Texas."
"It is not lost on anyone inside Trinity Mother Frances that we are impacting the lives of our staff," Darin Szilagyi said in the press release"
TYLER (TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH) - Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics officials announced Tuesday that it has cut 80 jobs across the organization as part of a reduction in workforce.
Darrin Szilagyi, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, said the cuts were made in various departments, from management on down.