Nurse Leader Weekly 1/21/19
January 15 - January 21

Nurse Leader Weekly 1/21/19

Curated weekly news for nurse leaders. Catch up on the industry in one stop.

Andrew Shingleton
Content Writer

In Case You Missed It …

Florida Health Board Suspends Licenses Over Student Loan Defaults

Monday, January 14
ABC

Some Florida healthcare workers are in danger of losing their licenses over the past two years if they were in default of their student loans. The Board clarified it worked out repayment plans with most of these workers but many are still affected.


 

Nurse Lauren Underwood Is The Youngest Black Congresswoman – Ever

Sunday, January 20
Nurse.org

Lauren Underwood is the youngest black woman in Congress and also a nurse! Among a record-breaking 127 other sworn-in Congresswoman this past election season, Underwood is hoping to make strides in policymaking.


 

Apple in Talks With Private Medicare Plans About Bringing Watch to At-Risk Seniors

Wednesday, January 9
CNBC

Apple is in talks with private Medicare plans to provide Apple Watches to at-risk seniors. The company could subsidize the cost of the Watch through plans and has previously inked deals with insurance giants Aetna and United Healthcare.


 

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