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A White Paper on the Impact of Hospital Closures in Central Brooklyn (pdf)
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Separate and Unequal: Medical Apartheid in New York City (pdf)

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Sager and Socolar Report: Closing Hospitals Does Not Solve Problems Historically (pdf)

The Opportunity Agenda

Dangerous and Unlawful: Why Our Health Care System is Failing New York Communities and How to Fix It

Primary Care Development Corporation and Health and Hospital Corporation

A Primary Care Capacity Shortage in New York City & The Potential Impact of Hospital Closures (pdf)

Community Health Care Association of New York State and the Primary Care Development Corporation

Laying the Foundation: Health Care Reform in New York State and the Primary Care Imperative (pdf)

New York City Council Hospital Closing Task Force

A Prescription for New York City Health Care (pdf)