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Designed to prevent hospital closure debacles like Brooklyn’s LICH A bill that would allow for a greater community voice when hospitals are threatened with closure is scheduled for a vote on Wednesday in the New York State Senate. Called the LICH Act, the measure is meant to ensure that what happened to Brooklyn’s Long Island Read More →

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Physicians seek to overturn hospital’s sale to Fortis The long legal battle surrounding the State University of New York’s (SUNY) sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill to a developer is not over. The Supreme Court Appellate Division in Brooklyn has set a Friday, March 27 deadline for the next step in Read More →

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Lessons learned from closure of historic Brooklyn hospital A bill meant to ensure that what happened to Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) never happens again to another hospital in New York is poised for consideration in the NYS Senate. State Sen. Daniel Squadron (Greenpoint, Cobble Hill, Lower Manhattan) has filed a procedural motion that Read More →

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EMS transporting to NYU Langone Cobble Hill Non-critical ambulance service has resumed at the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) walk-in emergency department in Cobble Hill, now operated by NYU Langone. “Basic Life Support” ambulances, which generally transport patients who do not require extra support or cardiac monitoring, are back after a seven-month diversion. Since Read More →