Fred Cerise http://wwno.org en Interviews: Former LSU Hospitals Chief Dr. Fred Cerise, Saxophonist Brad Walker http://wwno.org/post/interviews-former-lsu-hospitals-chief-dr-fred-cerise-saxophonist-brad-walker Former LSU Hospitals head Dr. Fred Cerise discusses health care challenges facing the state and the LSU hospital system...and the disagreement over accepting the federal Medicaid expansion included in the Affordable Care act.<p>A visit with New Orleans composer and saxophonist Brad Walker.<a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/05/JES_050713.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 14:04:00 +0000 editor 34823 at http://wwno.org Fred Cerise removed as LSU health care leader http://wwno.org/post/fred-cerise-removed-lsu-health-care-leader <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The LSU System's top health care leader has been ousted from his role overseeing the university's network of public hospitals and clinics.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Fred Cerise had clashed with Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration over budget cuts that stripped hundreds of millions of dollars from the LSU safety net health care system.</p> Sat, 25 Aug 2012 17:14:25 +0000 MELINDA DESLATTE | The Associated Press 18504 at http://wwno.org