Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Peninsula Hospital Closes Forever

Peninsula Hospital Center joins a long list of hospitals, which have closed on New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's watch.

In the time that Christine Quinn has been Speaker of the New York City Council, at least eight city hospitals have closed :

  • North General Hospital in Harlem declared bankruptcy in 2010 ;
  • St. Vincent's Hospital in the West Village was shut down in 2010 after shady backroom meetings ;
  • St. John's Queens Hospital in Elmhurst went bankrupt in 2009 ;
  • Mary Immaculate Hospital in Jamaica went bankrupt in 2009 ;
  • Parkway Hospital in Forest Hills decided to close in 2008 ;
  • Cabrini Medical Center in Manhattan closed in 2008 ;
  • Victory Memorial Hospital in Bay Ridge closed in 2008 ; and
  • St. Vincent's Midtown in Manhattan closed in 2007.

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