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Hospital Construction Boom, Part 1 (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-07-16

Duration: 00:09:56

Subjects: Health Care | Economy | Hospitals | Construction projects


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Carson, Marcus Interviewee
  • Beyt, Gene Interviewee
  • Adams, Paul Interviewee


This segment from the July 16, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the first part of Arcie Chapa’s report on the hospital construction boom, including the construction of a new hospital by General Health in Baton Rouge. Her report focuses on the effects of market competition on the health care system. She interviews: Marcus Carson, Louisiana Health Care Campaign; Dr. Gene Beyt, General Health, Inc.; and Paul Adams, Louisiana Department of Economic Development. Host: Robert Collins