Excela Health trims workforce

Jul 15, 2013 Full story: Business Journal

Excela Health will eliminate or reduce hours for 78 positions and leave vacant another 58 jobs that were to be filled during the year starting July 1 as part of a larger effort to match resources to consumer preferences in a dynamic health-care market.

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Patient

Blairsville, PA

#1 Jul 16, 2013
They are trimming work force. Wow. It's bad enough. Care is awful in the hospitals. I head to Indiana hospital where EVERYTHING is 100% better. Unfortunately I love my family doc who is affiliated with excela but when it comes to my specialists I head to Indiana!!!!
admission

Irwin, PA

#2 Aug 15, 2013
I totally agree. I had a THR in March and had HORRIBAL care on the 4 th floor. They kept saying, sorry we are short staffed. Well I think having my visitors help me to the restroom was a bit emabarrassing to ask. And I had to have them get me ice water. I would lay in bed praying for someone to come visit so I could get some water. I wrote them a letter and they never even bothered to return to me to say they were sorry. I hope I never have to go into Greensburg Exla to be admitted ever again. This was actually the second bad experiance I had there in a year.
to admission

Greensburg, PA

#3 Aug 23, 2013
Go to UPMC East. WONDERFUL nurses and doctors. I will never step foot in another Excela especially greensburg again.
confused

Jeannette, PA

#4 Feb 9, 2014
I don't understand why they don't get rid of the secretaries and put more staff on the floors. they seem to have nothing to do while the aides/nurses are running around in a tizzy.

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