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Interfaith Gets Holiday Reprieve From Closure with State Money.

Longtime Medical Facility Serving Central Brooklyn  Remains on Life Support By Stephen Witt Call it a Christmas reprieve. Interfaith Medical Center, which was slated to be ordered closed on Monday, won a last minute stay of execution with a reported $2 million infusion of money from the State Department of Health, according to sources at […]readmore

History of Mismanagement Preceded Current Hospital Troubles

By Mary Alice Miller We have seen this story before. Financial mismanagement led to the closing of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan. Decades of mismanagement by two successive consultant companies led to the fateful acquisition of LICH by SUNY Downstate and the subsequent divestment. Now we know last December’s bankruptcy filing from Interfaith Medical Center […]readmore

BSVAC Welcomes Back First-Responders, Readies Second Wave

 “When we got to the hospital the first thing was to see patients.  Some of them were crying and screaming.  We were working since then, nonstop,” said Poucheralph Salomon, a member of the 44-person medical delegation of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps that was on the ground Saturday after the Tuesday earthquake.   “I’m a Haitian […]readmore