Sep 5, 2011 9:05 AM by Lauren Wilson & AP
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Earl K. Long Medical Center administrator Kathy Viator has moved to a new job with the LSU division that oversees state public hospitals.
The Advocate reported Viator will work with the LSU Health Care Services Division's health care effectiveness team. In the new job, she will handle electronic medical records.
LSU System assistant vice president Roxane Townsend will serve as interim chief executive officer at Earl K. Long Hospital.
Townsend also is interim chief executive officer of LSU's Health Care Services Division and interim CEO of LSU's hospital in New Orleans.
Viator's move comes as LSU prepares to close the Earl K. Long site in 2013.