Brooklyn hospitals hear from state about applying for Medicaid Waiver funds

Brooklyn Boro
Just four days after Governor Andrew M. … Full Article

Tearful goodbyes and a tribute to Long Island College Hospital Staff

Cobble Hill
Roughly 500 staff members at Long Island College Hospital, many who have worked there for decades, tearfully prepared to for their final day at the Cobble Hill hospital on Friday. … Full Article

Sunset Park drug counseling center expanding its mission

Sunset Park
Donna Mae DePola is a busy woman who's about to get a lot busier. … Full Article

Brooklyn pajama party to help breast cancer survivors

All of you women out there who wear sweatpants to bed, take note. Pajamas can be glamorous, frilly and fun! … Full Article

Asthma costs New York state $1.3 billion each year, study shows

New York City
ALBANY— Asthma is costing New York's Medicaid system more than half a billion dollars a year, according to a report released Friday that urges the state to do more to help those affected by the respiratory illness. … Full Article

New hospital at LICH: SUNY announces Brooklyn Health Partners' bid for Long Island College Hospital scores highest

Cobble Hill
SUNY Chairman Carl McCall and Associate Vice Chancellor Lora Lefebvre announced at a trustee meeting on Thursday that a non-profit group proposing a full-service hospital, Brooklyn Health Partners Development Group, was the winner in the bidding war to take over Long Island College Hospital (LICH … Full Article

Nets' Williams hosting families affected by autism

D.J. Williams' biggest issue with NBA games is he'd rather be playing with dad than watching him. "He wants me the whole game, so he just wants to get out on the court," said his father, Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams. … Full Article

More than 812K in New York sign up for ObamaCare as deadline approaches

BUFFALO— More than 100,000 New York residents have enrolled for health insurance in the past week under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, boosting total statewide enrollment to 812,000 heading into the final day of sign-ups Monday, state officials said. … Full Article

April marks ‘Project Sunshine Month’

Borough Park
April showers may bring May flowers, as the old nursery rhyme goes, but did you know that April is also Project Sunshine Month? … Full Article

After allegations of state interference, LICH panelists get extra time to reconsider hospital bids

Cobble Hill
The Long Island College Hospital (LICH) saga continues: A panel rating the bids for the Cobble Hill hospital has been told to ignore some unauthorized last-minute instructions by SUNY and DOH, and head back into sequestration. … Full Article


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