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Colleges at odds over Louisiana hospital authority

New Orleans Times-Picayune, March 30, 2009
With Charity Hospital shuttered and the old University Hospital retooled after Hurricane Katrina, does the legal entity comprising the two facilities and linking several local universities still exist? Or is the Louisiana State University System, by itself, now running a new, temporary entity in the former University Hospital building? Competing answers have led to a deadlock over whether and how LSU should share authority of the hospital with other stakeholders whose faculty and students work in the facility.