Brooklyn: LICH Bid Winner to Maintain Full Service Hospital

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LICH1There will soon be a new group in charge of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital.

The non-profit Brooklyn Health Partners has won the bid to take over the cashed strapped facility in Cobble Hill.

There has been a long court battle between SUNY Downstate and various community groups over the fate of LICH.

According to the bid posted on SUNY’s website, BHP will build a 300 to 400 bed full service hospital.

Construction would begin at least two years after the current LICH is closed.

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