PeaceHealth announces plans to close hospital near University of Oregon campus

Pending regulatory approval, most services will be moved to Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield.

PORTLAND, Oregon — PeaceHealth announced late Tuesday afternoon that it’s beginning the process of closing its University District hospital in Eugene.

In a news release, the health system called the hospital “underutilized” and said it loses an average of $2 million per month. The University District hospital sees an average of 95 patients daily, according to PeaceHealth.

Ambulatory and behavioral health services will stay at the University District hospital. However, pending regulatory approval, most services — including the emergency department and inpatient rehabilitation — will be moved

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