February 26 - March 4
Nurse Leader Weekly 3/4/19
Curated weekly news for nurse leaders. Catch up on the industry in one stop.
In Case You Missed It …
Thursday, February 21
The World Health Organization had a meeting earlier in the year where director-general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, made the official proposal to declare 2020 the year of the nurse and the midwife.
This hospital modeled itself after the Apple Store, and lets pregnant mothers use gadgets to monitor their health at home
Monday, March 4
Oschner Hospital in Louisiana has enrolled 1,000 pregnant patients in the “Connected MOM” program which provides wireless blood pressure cuffs and weight scales to monitor them from home. These devices are dubbed “O Bar”, which is modeled on the Apple Genius Bar.
Wednesday, February 27
The Food and Drug Administration will start looking into how it might legalize CBD-laced food products in April, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb told lawmakers last week. Congress legalized CBD in December but FDA rules prohibit companies from adding it into food.
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