Nurse Leader Weekly 3/25/19
March 19 - March 25

Nurse Leader Weekly 3/25/19

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

Andrew Shingleton
Content Writer

In Case You Missed It …

6 innovations from Future Healthcare 2019

Friday, March 22
Medical News Today

The United Kingdom’s annual Future Healthcare event highlighted innovations around detecting dementia early, blockchain for health, mobile cancer screening, upgrading disposable batteries, robots for loneliness, and breathing easier.


 

CVS has started selling cannabis-based products in 8 states

Wednesday, March 20
CNBC

CVS says the pharmacy chain products include topicals such as creams, sprays, roll-ons, lotions, and salves but not CBD-containing supplements or food additives. The Products are available in 8 states including Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, and Tennessee.


 

What Medicare for all means for doctors and hospitals

Monday, March 18
CNN

Private insurers typically pay medical providers more than Medicare and Medicaid. With recent political shifts, “Medicare-for-all” is becoming a key phrase among policy discussion around healthcare.


 

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