Save Wyckoff Hospital!

Now that the Medicaid Redesign Team’s Brooklyn Workgroup has made its recommendations and fled the borough – we are busy working with other health care advocates and community stakeholders to pick up the pieces and make sure the health care saftey net in Brooklyn is protected. Of particular concern is Wyckoff Heights Medical Center – the North Brooklyn safety net hospital – which in recent months has seen their dirty laundry aired in the press and is at risk of losing HEAL NY funding which would deal a serious blow to the hospital’s bottom line.

Last Saturday we joined Health Care for the 99%, an Occupy Wall Street working group, at a rally and speakout at Wyckoff to demand that bottom-lines should not affect the health care lifelines for many New Yorkers. Below is a video from the event:

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