HCA to scale back services at California hospital

” West Hills Hospital will work closely with the obstetrical medical staff to maintain continuity of care for its clients,” the healthcare facility stated. “We will also continue to provide emergency situation care services, consisting of OB/GYN, to all patients.”.

Approximately 55 staff members will be impacted by the obstetrics program and NICU closure. The medical facility said it will work with those workers to determine new chances with its systems..

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The health center cited a decline in the variety of babies being born at the medical facility over the past few years as the reason for ending the services..

West Hills (Calif.) Medical Facility, owned by Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare, is closing its obstetrics program and neonatal extensive care unit Nov. 1..

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