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Hospital panel lineup at issue in Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish

New Orleans Times-Picayune, June 5, 2008

Ethical difficulties have prompted the St. Bernard Parish (LA) Council to consider trying to reshape the Hospital Services District Commission it appointed late last year. But in the meantime, the council has agreed to support legislation that would allow two doctors to serve on the commission even though they work for one of two hospital groups vying to win a lucrative contract from the commission.