New details revealed on deal to save Long Island College Hospital from closure

The community will have a 49 percent say

The community will have a 49 percent say in choosing a new operator for LICH. (February 21, 2014 7:16 PM)

Mayor Bill de Blasio and hospital advocates revealed new details today on the deal that was reached to secure the future of the embattled Long Island College Hospital.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, de Blasio and SUNY Chairman Carl McCall announced that cash-strapped SUNY Downstate will stop operating the Cobble Hill medical center by May of this year, and that there will be an expedited bidding process...

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