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NYU Returns to Table for Long Island College Hospital

Monday, September 29, 2014

NYU Langone Medical Center has re-entered negotiations to operate part of the hospital known as LICH.

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What Will LICH Look Like?

Monday, June 16, 2014

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The tentative deal for a Brooklyn developer to buy Long Island College Hospital will preserve many medical services in the Cobble Hill area, according to the State University of New York, LICH's owner. But with no more surgery, childbirth or intensive care at the LICH site, some people doubt they're ...

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Last-Minute Deal Preserves ER, But Most LICH Staffers Pack Up

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Brooklyn hospital's emergency room will remain open, but everyone else is gone. The twists and turns of the institution's long history encapsulate modern healthcare’s greatest challenges.

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With Top Bidder Rejected, Long Odds for Full Hospital in Cobble Hill

Monday, May 05, 2014

After more than a year of protests and courtroom drama, supporters of Long Island College Hospital appear to have lost their bid to preserve LICH as a full-service medical center.

The State University of New York has rejected the proposal by the Brooklyn Health Partners, the top scoring proposal in ...

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SUNY Gets Green Light to Shut Embattled Hospital

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

To close a hospital, you need to apply to the state — even if you ARE the state.

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Can Potential New LICH Owner Run a Big Brooklyn Hospital?

Friday, April 04, 2014

Local residents and LICH staff demanded a full-service hospital. They got one — for the time being. The preliminary bid-winner still has to negotiate with the state to reach a deal.

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A New Lease on Life for Long Island College Hospital

Thursday, April 03, 2014

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A $250 million deal from Brooklyn Health Partners would preserve LICH as a full-service hospital with up to 400 inpatient beds.

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Brooklynites Upbeat But Wary of Hospital Bidders

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Nine bidders are competing to take over Long Island College Hospital, which the State University of New York has been trying to sell for the last year.

Local residents of the Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill neighborhoods gathered Tuesday night to learn about the proposals and voice concerns ...

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A New Kind of Hospital Emerges in the Bronx

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Health leaders say "freestanding" emergency rooms could be the wave of the future for many hospitals – especially ones on the brink of closure.

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#Speedgate Hangs Over Murky LICH Deal

Friday, February 21, 2014

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Mayor de Blasio is hailing a deal to keep Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital open. But that deal is no guarantee. Meanwhile, the press just wants to know about the speeding.

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Deal Reached on Future of Long Island College Hospital

Thursday, February 20, 2014

SUNY will be allowed to rid itself of the money-losing LICH, and community members opposed to closing the hospital will get a voice in its redevelopment.

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Cuomo: No Fed Rescue $ for LICH

Friday, February 14, 2014

Governor Cuomo says several struggling Brooklyn hospitals will be receiving an infusion of federal healthcare funding – but Long Island College Hospital, or LICH, will not be one of them.

Cuomo on Friday outlined some of the ways the state will spend $8 billion dollars it's been lobbying for over ...

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Cobble Hill Keeps (Part of) a Hospital

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

After months of secrecy, the State University of New York unveiled how five developers hope to transform Long Island College Hospital in the coming years.

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In Albany, a Cuomo-de Blasio Bromance

Monday, January 27, 2014

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Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio might not agree on how to pay for pre-k or the future of LICH. But relax — they're pals!

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Aid for Brooklyn Hospitals May Come from Washington: Will it Be Enough?

Thursday, January 23, 2014

With two Brooklyn hospitals teetering on the brink of insolvency, Gov. Cuomo used his budget address this week to reiterate a plea for $10 billion in federal aid. But will it be enough to fix New York's hospital infrastructure?

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SUNY Votes Against Condo Plan for LICH and Looks for De Blasio's Next Move

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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The SUNY Board that oversees Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn has voted not to proceed with a plan to turn it into condos and an urgent care center.

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Judge Rejects LICH Closure

Friday, September 13, 2013

A state judge in Brooklyn has rejected the closure of Long Island College Hospital. Justice Johnny Baynes said the state health department's decision to allow the Cobble Hill facility, known as LICH, to close is invalid. He also called state health regulations "unconstitutionally vague" when it comes to authorizing hospital shutdowns.

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SUNY Looks to Post-LICH Future for Cobble Hill Complex

Friday, July 19, 2013

State health authorities have partly approved a closure plan submitted by SUNY Downstate in its longstanding effort to shutter Long Island College Hospital.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Candidate de Blasio

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

New York City Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio discusses his action to save Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn—as well as news about NYCHA and other issues related to his bid to be mayor.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

LICH Saga Continues

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Stephen Levin, New York City Councilmember from the 33rd District, talks about what is going on at Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. 

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