Nurse Leader Weekly 10/15
October 9 - October 15

Nurse Leader Weekly 10/15

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

Matthew Hoyle
Senior Manager, Marketing

In Case You Missed It …

Medicare Advantage Growth Expected As Open Enrollment Begins

Tuesday, October 9
Forbes

Plenty of new Medicare Advantage health plans are helping to divide a pool of seniors hoping for lower premiums for 2019. Insurers are selling in new markets and many believe the plans to reach more than 22 million people.


 

US Gives Nod to Aetna & CVS Merger

Friday, October 12
Forbes

Two powerhouse healthcare companies, Aetna and CVS, will merge to focus on the customer. Hoping to revolutionize the pharmacy and the way patients receive their medication, the two will certainly shake things up in the industry.


 

New Law Requires Nursing Stations in Airports

Sunday, October 14
News2

Traveling mothers should have an easier time flying with the signing of the FAM act which requires lactation rooms to be available to passengers traveling through major airports.


 

South Carolina’s Nursing Shortage Will Get Worse

Monday, October 15
PostAndCourier.com

A recent projected labor crunch suggests South Carolina’s health care industry could be “approaching critical status.” SC will need about 10,000 additional nurses over the next 12 years.


 

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