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New Firm Signed To Take Over Long Island College Hospital

The State University of New York announced Tuesday that it has signed a contract with Fortis Property Group to take over the financially strapped Long Island College Hospital.

07/01/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

SUNY: Long Island College Hospital To Provide Walk-In Services Despite Shutdown

LICH had been set to close down Thursday morning, but SUNY said Wednesday the hospital will continue to provide walk-in emergency services “in an effort of good faith” while a deal with a new bidder is finalized.

05/21/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

Long Island College Hospital Set To Shut Down On May 22

The hospital said on Friday that all patients will be discharged and transferred to other hospitals and long term care facilities next Thursday.

05/16/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

Winning Takeover Bid For Long Island College Hospital Falls Apart

The winning bid to take over operation of Long Island College Hospital officially fell through on Monday, and the prospective operator blamed SUNY.

05/05/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

SUNY Selects Brooklyn Health Partners To Run Long Island College Hospital

SUNY announced it chose Brooklyn Health Partners on Thursday. Negotiations to finalize the deal for the facility are expected to begin immediately.

04/03/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

Judge Approves Plan To Keep Long Island College Hospital Open

A plan was approved by a judge Tuesday to find a new operator for Long Island College Hospital and keep it in operation.

02/25/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

De Blasio Hopes LICH Deal Will End String Of Hospital Closures

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that a deal to keep Long Island College Hospital open under a new operator would mark the end of an “epidemic of hospital closings” going back all through his predecessor’s administration.

02/21/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

Agreement Allows SUNY To Pull Out Of Struggling Long Island College Hospital

State officials on Thursday announced an agreement in which the State University of New York may pull out of the struggling Long Island College Hospital, but a new health care provider will take over.

02/20/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

Fight Continues To Save Long Island College Hospital

Nurses, caregivers and patients are taking their battle to Albany as trustees decide the fate of Long Island College Hospital.

01/14/2014

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: Layoffs At Long Island College Hospital Have Been Postponed

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio announced Monday that layoffs of 500 will be postponed at the struggling Long Island College Hospital

10/28/2013

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Poll: De Blasio Maintains Overwhelming Lead Over Lhota A Week Before Election

The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.

10/28/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Limited Ambulance Service Resumes At Long Island College Hospital

In the latest court battle to keep Long Island College Hospital open in Brooklyn, ambulances once again have begun rolling on a limited basis.

09/08/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appears In Court In Connection With Hospital Protest Arrest

Leading mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio had to take time out from courting voters to go to court Tuesday, appearing before a judge over his arrest at a hospital protest.

08/20/2013

Signs posted outside Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, July 18, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Long Island College Hospital Ordered To Resume Services

Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn was back on life support this weekend.

08/17/2013

People rally against the close of the Long Island College Hospital on Friday. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

LICH Closure Approved; Restraining Order Could Buy Time

A restraining order obtained on Friday means that the hospital will remain open for the time being.

07/19/2013