Nurse Leader Weekly 3/18/19
March 12 - March 18

Nurse Leader Weekly 3/18/19

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

Andrew Shingleton
Content Writer

In Case You Missed It …

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Could Last Another Year, C.D.C. Director Warns

Saturday, March 16
NYTimes

Agency Chief, Dr. Robert R. Redfield mentioned the outbreak could last another year and is worried that vaccine supplies could run out. This outbreak began in August and there have been 932 cases and 587 deaths as of Wednesday.


 

Walmart is flying some employees to top hospitals in other states

Thursday, March 14
CNBC

In an effort to improve healthcare for its employees, Walmart described how a patient got an all-expenses paid trip to Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvanian to save over $30,000 on spine surgery.


 

Graduate students denounce soaring costs of dependent healthcare plan

Sunday, March 17
Stanford Daily

High premium costs of insurance policies are resulting in some people dropping their coverage. The Dependent Plan at Vaden Health Center near Stanford recorded a 12-15 percent hike from last academic year.


 

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