|LICH ER. By MK Metz, McBrooklyn.com|
Jeff Strabone, spokesperson for the Cobble Hill Association, told the Brooklyn Eagle, “When an asthmatic man in Red Hook dies en route to a far hospital while your elected officials celebrate 'continuity of care', that's when you know the jig is up. Every preventable death in South Brooklyn is now on the governor.”
Judge #9, the evaluator who most outrageously disrespected the RFP (which called for evaluators to rank hospitals higher than non-hospitals) ranked every hospital proposal 0, including the proposal by the successful Prime Healthcare Foundation hospital chain. He awarded full points, however, to Fortis real estate developer.
Judge #9 was paid over $60,000 by SUNY for mediating.
There's a stink from Newtown Creek to the Gowanus, and it's not coming from the water.
Brooklyn judge rejects effort to toss out LICH scores [Brooklyn Eagle]
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