The jobs lost were in departments including finance, materials management, sterile processing, radiology and staff services. The administration has reduced its workforce about 15 percent in recent months.
The Wyoming Medical Center writes off two times as much uncompensated care -- bad debt and charity care -- of its gross revenues on average than hospitals nationwide.
"It truly is a puzzle, why Wyoming, Casper, Wyoming, seems to be twice the national average," said Serena Cobb, chairwoman of the board of trustees that oversees the WMC's lease of Natrona County's hospital assets...
The Wyoming Medical Center had written off $38.1 million in uncompensated care at the end of the first eight months of its fiscal year, the hospital's chief financial officer said last week.
That amounted to 12.5 percent of the hospital's total gross revenues from July 1 through February, Yvonne Wigington said at the monthly meeting of the Memorial Hospital of Natrona County Board of Trustees...