Wednesday, 24 April 2019 15:23

Layoffs coming to Athena's Belfast site

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BELFAST - Some employees of Athena Health will be losing their jobs.

On Tuesday afternoon, officials with Athena declined to disclose the exact number of jobs that will be affected.

 

According to a company statement, the business is in the midst of a reorganization as it merges with Virence Health.

 

The website healthcareitnews.com stated that merger was finalized in February as a $5.7 billion deal.

 

Athena is a 22-year-old medical records business based in Watertown, Massachusetts. The company employs nearly six thousand people.

 

At its peak operating level, Athena's Belfast campus employed more than 900 workers.