Tenet to end some inpatient services at 2 Massachusetts hospitals

Tenet sent out the closure notifications for all inpatient care at Nantick, Mass.-based Leonard Morse Hospital and pediatric inpatient care at Framingham (Mass.) Union Hospital..

In addition, the notice calls for the closure of the inpatient pediatric unit at Framingham Union Hospital. The closure would take place in late November, according to a news release from the Massachusetts Nurses Association..

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health need to authorize the changes..

At Leonard Morse Hospital, the proposition requires the closure of medical/surgical services, the intensive care system, running rooms, the emergency department and outpatient rehabilitation services. Inpatient care at Leonard Morse Hospital is expected to end Oct. 24..

The Natick healthcare facility will continue to use psychiatric care, sleep laboratory services and CT imaging.

Leonard Morse Hospital and Framingham Union Hospital are part of Framingham-based MetroWest Health System, owned by Tenet.

Alia Paavola –
Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare has actually sent 90-day closure notices for some inpatient medical services at 2 health centers in Massachusetts..

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