Rockaway’s only remaining hospital seeks multi-million dollar expansion

asagerNew York Daily News
Alan Sager, School of Public Health

The only remaining hospital in the Rockaways is seeking state approval for a multi-million dollar expansion — despite its bleak financial prognosis…

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“There can be a domino effect when one hospital closes. The [old hospital’s] patients and their medical problems and financial problems follow them to the new hospital.”

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