Monday, February 18, 2013

LICH Forum at Kane Street Synagogue, Brooklyn, Draws Hundreds

Photo: NYS Nurses Association
The Kane Street Synagogue in Cobble Hill was filled on with doctors, nurses, reps and locals on Thursday, all working to save Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital (LICH).

Organizers urged citizens to call and write letters to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Health Department, as well as Dr. Nirav Shah, the NYS Department of Health’s commissioner, according to the Brooklyn Eagle.

“Contrary to what has been rumored, LICH is not closed for business,” Linda O’Neil, a registered nurse at LICH for the last 30 years, said. “Cuomo and the Department of Health still have the power to keep LICH open and a decision should not be made without hearing from the people in the community.”

Story at the Eagle
More photos at NYS Nurses Association.

Previous Posts on LICH:

- Community Forum About LICH on Thursday, Feb. 14 in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
- Broken Hearts: Brooklyn's LICH Closing
- SUNY's Hearing on Killing Off LICH: Real Estate, Fraud, and Politics
- What's Happening with the LICH Closing Thursday and Friday
- Brooklyn's LICH Is Closing -- UPDATED
- Will LICH Be Taken Private? Cuomo's Budget Calls for Brooklyn's First 'For-Profit' Hospital 
- Brooklyn's LICH On the Verge of Closing - Endowment Drained?
- Unexpected: Head of Brooklyn's LICH Stepping Down
- Donald and Mildred: We're Sorry About Losing All Your Money, and the Hospital, Too
Gov. Paterson Announced LICH /SUNY Deal in Brooklyn Today 
- Insurance Trouble at Brooklyn's LICH 
- Petition to Save LICH
- Sucking Long Island Collage Hospital Dry?
- Long Island College Hospital In Big Trouble

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What is Gov. Cuomo doing about this? Where does he stand on LICH?