SUNY announced it chose Brooklyn Health Partners on Thursday. Negotiations to finalize the deal for the facility are expected to begin immediately.
A plan was approved by a judge Tuesday to find a new operator for Long Island College Hospital and keep it in operation.
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.
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.
Doctors said they’ve been told not to make any new admissions.
Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill De Blasio has called on the governor and the mayor to get the parties together and find out who has proposed taking the hospital over.
Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was arrested with City Council member Steve Levin and about a dozen other protesters outside the State University of New York’s chancellor’s office in Midtown.
Sen. Charles Schumer, speaking from his Midtown office on Sunday, said up to 35 percent of all college kids report using stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin as a study tool.
The State University of New York board of trustees may have voted to close down Long Island College Hospital, but some are hoping it won’t happen.
Chancellor Nancy Zimpher says the initiative is part of SUNY’s effort to decrease the loan default rate of SUNY students by at least 5 percent over the next five years. The average default rate is now 13 percent.
An unprecedented smoking ban on dozens of college campuses in New York State was announced Wednesday. In other words, it’s time for college kids to butt out!
The Miss New York USA and Miss Teen New York USA competitions will be taking place at SUNY Purchase in 2012.
The State University of New York, with more than 400,000 students and a budget of $11 billion, is releasing what it considers an unprecedented report card detailing how the nation’s biggest public system of higher education is performing.