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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.


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Advocates Give Up On Troubled Long Island College Hospital As A Full-Service Facility

Community advocates who wanted financially strapped Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn to remain full-service have given up their fight.


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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.


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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.


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Ambulances To Bypass Long Island College Hospital Starting At Midnight

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, ambulances will responding to 911 calls will be diverted from Long Island College Hospital, as the facility prepares to close its doors next week.


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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.


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Long Island College Hospital Suffers Devastating Setback In Fight To Stay Open

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on state officials to negotiate with other firms after the winning bidder’s ability to open a full-scale hospital fell through.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Cuomo, De Blasio Push For Federal Funding To Save Brooklyn Hospitals

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio repeated dire warnings that some Brooklyn hospitals will close without more federal Medicaid money.


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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.


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


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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.