Diagnosing the future of Charity Hospital
The Times-Picayune, March 26, 2008
At the state Senate's Local and Municipal Affairs Committee meeting at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, the main topic of discussion was the future of Charity Hospital. The question posed was this: Is there any analysis to substantiate the claim that it would be more cost-efficient to build a new public hospital rather than to renovate and reuse the Avery C. Alexander Charity Hospital, the art deco building where indigent patients and others sought healthcare for generations?
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