This could have a massive negative effect on LSU's medical school and its ability to attract top flight talent from out of state. These hospitals were widely known as some of the best training grounds in the US.
The plan includes the following reductions:
-LSU Interim Hospital in New Orleans: $49.1 million, 423 jobs cut.
-Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge: $38.7 million, 341 jobs cut.
-W.O. Moss Regional Medical Center in Lake Charles: $10.9 million, 64 jobs cut.
-Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center in Houma: $14.4 million, 245 jobs cut.
-Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center in Independence: $5.2 million, 95 jobs cut.
-University Medical Center in Lafayette: $22.4 million, 173 jobs cut.
-Bogalusa Medical Center: $11.1 million, 146 jobs cut. LINK