The hospital merger: its effect on employees

Health Care Manage Rev. Fall 1988;13(4):9-14.


Hospital closings are occurring with increasing frequency, yet little is known about their impact on employees. A study was conducted to assess the impact of a psychiatric hospital's closing on employees' perceptions of and preparation for the closing process, as well as the impact on employment outcomes.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Attitude of Health Personnel*
  • Employee Grievances / economics
  • Employment
  • Female
  • Health Facilities*
  • Health Facility Closure
  • Health Facility Merger*
  • Hospitals, Psychiatric*
  • Humans
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Personnel, Hospital / psychology*
  • Salaries and Fringe Benefits
  • United States