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UPDATE: Motion Picture Home to Close Facilities…

Thursday, January 15th, 2009


MPTF phasing out Woodland Hills hospital


Motion Picture & Television Fund


Facility closure is a cost-cutting measure


By Carl DiOrio
Hollywood Reporter
Jan 14, 2009


Hollywood’s iconic retirement community in suburban Los Angeles will close its on-campus hospital by year’s end and lay off a third of its staff while boosting its community-based health services.

The Motion Picture & Television Fund said Wednesday that it is phasing out an acute-care hospital and long-term care facility at its Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills to cut operating losses that might otherwise bankrupt the facility. In 2006, the MPTF closed a critical-care unit at the hospital, also over money issues.    (Click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)