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#SaveLICH Update: While de Blasio Flies To Puerto Rico, SUNY Ends LICH Admissions

Update: According to NY1 SUNY has indicated ambulance and ER service were suspended because of “a shortage of medical specialists” and that services are expected to resume tomorrow. One day after one of LICH’s main supporters, Bill de Blasio was elected mayor of New York, the hospital has stopped taking admissions. The mayor-elect is en […]

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Judge Baynes To SUNY: Restore Services At LICH, Ditch The Goons

Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes has ordered SUNY to restore servies at LICH to the levels they were at on July 19. Baynes also said he would name an ombudsman for the hospital and added that the armed and unarmed guards SUNY has employed to patrol the grounds must go.

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Don’t #SaveLICH And The Trip To The Emergency Room Gets Dangerously Longer

NYC Public Advocate and Democratic candidate for mayor Bill DiBlasio tweeted out a map detailing the impact on door-to-ER travel time if Long Island College Hospital shuts down permanently. In the words of a #SaveLICH demonstrator recently, “don’t get sick in this part of Brooklyn.” Why #SaveLICH? Here's a look at the before & after […]

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Levin, DiBlasio Arrested At #SaveLICH Rally

Our man in the NYC Council Steve Levin is among those arrested today at a #SaveLICH rally in midtown. DEVELOPING. Tweets and video after the jump.

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Squadron Says It’s Absurd That SUNY Trustees Have Moved Vote On LICH’s Fate Upstate

Earlier this week a judge ruled that the SUNY board’s decision to close Long Island College Hosptial violated New York State’s open meeting law and vacated its ruling to close the facility. Now, NY1 reports, the board will be holding an open meeting about the hospital not in Brooklyn but at SUNY Purchase in Westchester. […]

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Markowitz on LICH Closing: “A Serious Mistake”

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz testified before the Assembly Health Committee at Brooklyn Borough Hall today. Here’s the transcript of his testimony:

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Eagle: LICH Worth More Dead Than Alive

The Brooklyn Eagle’s Mary Frost writes in today’s edition that Long Island College Hospital would be worth more “dead than alive” according to insiders. How much more? At least $100 million more:

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Dr. M. William Atallah Named New Head of Medicine at SUNY Downstate/LICH

SUNY Downstate Medical Center has announced that Dr. M. William Atallah, a urologist with a practice here in Brooklyn Heights, has been named the new President of the combined medical staff of the Center, including its location at Long Island College Hospital as well as Central Brooklyn and Bay Ridge. Dr. Atallah is also Clinical […]

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LICH/SUNY Merger Now Official

Read about it on Cobble Hill Blog.

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