Today the City Council passed a resolution (approved by its Health Committee yesterday) that, according to the Eagle, “calls on the State University of New York and the State Department of Health to work with stakeholders to find a new owner for [Long Island College Hospital] the 150-year old Cobble Hill institution.” While the resolution doesn’t have the force of law, it has evidently, along with the efforts of other local politicos, doctors, nurses, staff, and concerned local residents, had some effect on management at SUNY Downstate who, the Daily News reports, have now “pledged” to “step up [their] search for a new operator” and “vowed to go statewide or possibly nationwide with their hunt for a hospital to take over LICH.”
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