Nurse Leader Weekly 12/10
December 4 - December 10

Nurse Leader Weekly 12/10

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

Andrew Shingleton
Content Writer

In Case You Missed It …

Hospital-Acquired Diseases are Declining

Monday, December 10
NYTimes

Hospital-acquired infections are declining revealing an improvement in hospital cleanliness and efficiency. New safety guidelines have helped hospitals cut down on improper use of medical equipment while implementing sanitary protocols for existing ones.


 

Americans Paid $10,739 on Average for Healthcare Last Year

Thursday, December 6
CNBC

Last year, although the growth in healthcare spending slowed considerably Americans still paid $2.5 trillion on healthcare last year. Rates slowed from 4.8 to 3.9 marking a slowdown that many are calling a “stabilization” of healthcare costs.


 

First In-Depth Study of the Nursing Workforce in Mexico

Thursday, December 6
NYU

A study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing is among the first to analyze Mexico’s nursing workforce. Researchers are looking to improve nursing workforce factors such as adequate staffing, management, and education levels—all of which influence patient outcomes.


 

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