Nurse Leader Weekly 11/19
November 13 - November 19

Nurse Leader Weekly 11/19

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

Andrew Shingleton
Content Writer

In Case You Missed It …

House Introduces Bill to Protect Millions of Health Care Workers

Monday, November 19
Vox

It’s isn’t hard to believe that healthcare workers experience an unusually high-rate of violence on the job. Some patients can be extremely difficult to work with and some cases can turn violent. A group of House Democrats introduced a bill on Friday to help protect the millions of nurses and other healthcare workers.


 

Walgreens & CVS Sued By Florida for Opioid Sales

Monday, November 19
CNBC

Two of the largest drugstore chains, Walgreens and CVS, are being sued by the State of Florida. The state alleges the companies contributed to the national opioid crisis by “overselling painkillers and not taking precautions to stop illegal sales.”


AI in Healthcare is the New Battleground

Monday, November 19
WORLDCRUNCH

Billions of venture capital is pouring into start-ups and newly formed companies promising to play a vital role in the future of the healthcare industry. With sensitive patient data, HIPAA-compliance, and other obstacles to navigate, smaller startups are flocking to the space to create solutions and take advantage of the space.


 

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