Mark Levine, New York magazine contributing writer, says St. Vincent's was just the first NYC hospital to fail financially.
"St. Vincent’s Is the Lehman Brothers of Hospitals" NY Mag 10/17/2010
For Staten Island with a growing population of almost 500 thousand people has two hospitals which have closed over the years. Doctor's Hospital was taken over by the affiliate of North Shore LIJ many years ago. Bayley Seton hospital only operates with limited services. The health environment is now a Big Box Medical system with North Shore LIJ dominating the services with profit high on the priority list.
cornel wilde? the guy from naked prey? if only we could all look so good.
survival of the fittest!
Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm
your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the
right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the
Comment Guidelines before
By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's
It's your neighborhood, your city, your country, your world, and now your website. Brian Lehrer delves into the issues and links them to real life.