Entries from HEALTH LAW SECTION BLOG tagged with 'hospital closings'

Judge Approves Sale of St. Vincent's Hospital Campus - NYTimes.com

From today's New York Times online: A plan to build a luxury housing development and an emergency medical center in Greenwich Village came a step closer to reality on Thursday as a federal bankruptcy judge approved the sale of the...

Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn May Close - NYTimes.com

From the February 9, 2011 New York Times online: A struggling Brooklyn hospital is making plans to shut down in March after a decision by the Cuomo administration to delay grants to help finance a merger intended to rescue...

Community General Teeters, Looks to Upstate

Posted on Syracuse.com Community General Hospital continued to lose money and patients last year, underscoring concerns about its ability to survive unless it is taken over by Upstate Medical University. Community lost about $2 million in 2010, the fifth consecutive...

Closure of St. Vincent's Rains Fallout on Area Hospitals

Yesterday FierceHealth covered the New York Daily News piece on the fallout from the closure of St. Vincen'ts emergency department: Manhattan hospitals have been deluged by a flood of patients since last April's closing of St. Vincent's Hospital in Greenwich...

North Shore-LIJ Factors St. Vincent's Out Of Village UrgiCenter

Published at Crain's New York Business August 26: The impasse that blocked a new urgent care center serving the neighborhood around St. Vincent's Hospital has been broken by leaving bankrupt Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers out of the equation. Restrictions...

NYC's North General Hospital Closing Too

The New York Times reports June 28: Barely two months after the closing of St. Vincent's Hospital in Greenwich Village, North General Hospital, a potent symbol of the city's political and philanthropic commitment to Harlem, announced Monday that it was...

Ripple Effect From St. Vincent's Closure

The New York Times reports on the effects of the St. Vincent's closure on businesses in surrounding Greenwich Village: St. Vincent's, 160 years old and one of the major institutions of Greenwich Village, brought thousands of people to this sector...

St. Vincent's Closing May Halve Number of Midwives in New York

The May 6 New York Times covers an interesting aspect of the ongoing financial turmoil at St. Vincent's Hospital in Manhattan: Seven of New York's 13 home-birth midwives . . . had an agreement with St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan that...

DOH: New York Hospitals Weakest in the Nation

From an AP wire 4/17: The state's money for health care is spread so thin among its "too many hospitals" that its medical facilities are financially among the weakest in the nation, the health commissioner said. Dr. Richard Daines spoke...

St. Vincent's Bankruptcy Official

At the New York Times website today: St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan filed its long-expected petition for bankruptcy on Wednesday, indicating that its largest unsecured creditor was a federal pension insurance agency. Read the rest of the article on the Times...

Roosevelt, Beth Israel Will Accommodate St. Vincent's Patients

Online today at the New York Times website: Two private hospitals, Roosevelt, at 59th Street and 10th Avenue, and Beth Israel Medical Center at First Avenue and 16th Street, will increase the staff in their emergency rooms to accommodate patients...

St. Vincent's to Close

Today's New York Times online reports: The board of St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers voted on Tuesday night to close its flagship hospital in Greenwich Village, ending its long struggle to stay afloat despite millions of dollars of debt. The...

Berger In Retrospect

In today's Albany Times Union two CEOs comment on the Berger report. The Berger Commission mandates dropped like a bomb on New York, and Schenectady was ground zero. The commission ordered Bellevue Woman's Hospital to close, and St. Clare's Hospital...

State Tries to Save Long Island College Maternity Ward

The Department of Health has offered a lifeline to Long Island College Hospital's maternity ward, which back in July was slated to close. From today's New York Times: The State Health Department has promised a loan to a community hospital...

Long Island College Hospital Shuttering Maternity Ward

From today's New York Times: A community hospital in gentrifying Brooklyn is closing down its maternity ward and plans to sell the building that houses some of its obstetrical clinics and another building across the street. The hospital, Long Island...

Commissioner: Berger Commission Measures Implemented

Commissioner Daines reported July 2 that the Berger Commission's mandates, which involved closure of 9 hospitals and 7 nursing homes, as well as the downsizing and restructuring of dozens of other institutions, have been implemented. Measures to reform and restructure...

Erie County Lawsuit Over Hospital Closure Ends

From Wednesday's Buffalo Business First: Erie County's attempt to force for the state to close either Buffalo General Hospital or Erie County Medical Center has been dismissed in state Supreme Court. Judge John Curran ended the effort in a decision...

More Restructuring Money Available

From the DOH website: The state will make $250 million in grant funding available this spring to further the restructuring of New York's health care system to strengthen primary care, eliminate excess bed capacity and reduce overreliance on inpatient care...

DOH Releases More Berger Money

The State Department of Health yesterday announced a slew of grant awards in relation to the Berger commission recommendations, including: $65 million to Kaleida Health to close Millard Fillmore Hospital at Gates Circle in Erie County $50 million to two...

DOH Reports Progress on Berger Commission Implementation

DOH has issued a status report on its implementation of the Berger Commission recommendations. The Berger Commission report was published in November 2006. DOH is reporting that the majority of the affected hospitals and nursing homes impacted by the Commission's...

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