Red River Radio 8:04 AM Local News Segment

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

LSU-HSC/OCHSNER DEAL -   A new company jointly controlled by Louisiana State University and Ochsner Health System  will  take control of the state-owned / safety net  hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe on Oct. 1st.   That’s the deal that was officially announced yesterday by Governor John Bel Edwards.    Speaking before a packed auditorium at LSU-Health Sciences Center in Shreveport,  Edwards  stressed  that  the  arrangement  is  an  equitable  package deal.