Thursday, September 19, 2013

Cleveland Clinic, Cited By Obama In Health Law Pitch, To Fire Thousands, Cut $330 Million, Citing ObamaCare

President Obama July, 22, 2009:
“So part of what we want to do is to free doctors, patients, hospitals to make decisions based on what's best for patient care -- and that's the whole idea behind Mayo, that's the whole idea behind the Cleveland Clinic.  I'm going to be visiting your hometown tomorrow to go to the Cleveland Clinic to show -- to show why their system works so well.  And part of the reason it works well is because they've set up a system where patient care is the number-one concern, not bureaucracy, what forms have to be filled out, what do we get reimbursed for.  Those are changes that I think the American people want to see.”

Cleveland Clinic Employees React to Big Budget Cuts
by Kevin Freeman

CLEVELAND– Cleveland Clinic, Northeast Ohio’s largest employer, announced that it plans to make big budget cuts.

The Clinic employs 43,000 people worldwide, about 39,000 here in Northeast Ohio.
Cleveland Clinic plans to trim $330 million from its budget in 2014. CEO and President, Dr. Toby Cosgrove, addressed employees during a meeting, Wednesday morning.

Via: Fox News

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