‘That’s A Fact’: Long Island College Hospital Is Closing

Doctors at the financially ailing Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill have been informed that the medical facility is closing, with no room for debate. According to Dr. John Romonelli, past president of the LICH medical staff, on Monday night, SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s current president, Dr. John Williams, “came in and announced the closure of LICH. That’s a fact,” he told the New York Post.

In a closed door meeting, Williams said it is necessary to sacrifice the 155-year-old LICH at 339 Hicks Street to save the rest of the enterprise. More at Brooklyn Heights Blog.

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One Response to ‘That’s A Fact’: Long Island College Hospital Is Closing

  1. RSD February 11, 2013 at 3:25 pm #

    Senator Squadron’s office is urging LICH supporters to attend the Community Forum about LICH on Thursday Feb. 14th from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Kane Street Synagogue at 263 Kane Street (between Court and Clinton). For more information contact Michelle Green at 718-714-8863 or michelle.green@nysna.org. This forum is sponsored by the NYS Nurses Association