Nurse Leader Weekly 1/7/19
January 1 - January 7

Nurse Leader Weekly 1/7/19

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

Andrew Shingleton
Content Writer

In Case You Missed It …

J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conferences This Week

Monday, January 7
CNBC

One of healthcare’s biggest gathering starts Monday in San Francisco. With major mergers and industry-level shifts, companies ranging from biotech to pharma to the insurance industry are bound to be disrupted.


 

Healthcare Added 50,000+ Jobs Last Month

Friday, January 4
Modern Healthcare

Healthcare saw its largest spike in new hires since February 1990. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December jobs report, three-quarters of the new hires were in the ambulatory sector.


 

Hospital’s Required To Post Prices Online in 2019

Tuesday, January 7
CNN

Price transparency for healthcare has been a segue into the bigger issues affecting the industry. Requirements to post charges online in machine-readable format adds on to rules laid out by the Affordable Care Act however currently, there is no penalty for failing to post.


 

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