Mayor Perkins is unveiling his vision for a medical corridor along East Kings Highway.
Perkins and Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport are teaming up to further medical advances in Shreveport.
The Shreveport Healthcare and Development Corridor will be built along East Kings Highway.
The SHDC will initially focus on auditing the economic impact of the area’s healthcare industry. Perkins has invited Willis Knighton and Christus Schumpert to join the effort, but they have yet to commit.
“This is just the first step in our vision for our healthcare corridor. LSU Health shares that vision, “Chuck Daigle, CEO of Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport.
Oschner LSU Health Shreveport will be the first medical partner along the way. The time frame for the creation has not been established