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Edie Castello, Louisiana Health Care Review (2009)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-11-30

Duration: 00:28:34

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Castello, Edie | Louisiana Health Care Review | MEDICARE | Hospitals | Health Care


  • Castello, Edie Speaker
  • Murphee, Paul Speaker
  • Stansburg, Lisa Speaker


A speech by Edie Castello before the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 30, 2009. Castello is the Vice President of Louisiana Health Care Review. She discusses the contract that Louisiana Health Care Review received from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for a care coordination program in Baton Rouge to address the high rates of avoidable re-hospitalization of senior citizens on Medicare. Dr. Paul Murphee, the Director of Patient Safety and Quality at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, and Lisa Stansburg, the Director of Communications for Louisiana Health Care Review, also speak about the project.