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Beleaguered SUNY Downstate facing slash in services, possible closure under new plan

SUNY Downstate

Jan. 24, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer After years of chronic underfunding and structural issues at SUNY Downstate University Hospital, Gov. Kathy Hochul has ordered the institution to come up with a wide-ranging plan to keep the facility above water — but the healthcare union United University Professions warns the plan could have devastating effects on hospital workers and patients, and may even force the hospital to close.  SUNY Downstate Hospital —which is part of the second largest medical school in the state, and is the only state-run hospital in New York City — has been facing financial challenges for…
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