Nurse Leader Weekly 4/22/19
April 16 - April 22

Nurse Leader Weekly 4/22/19

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

Andrew Shingleton
Content Writer

In Case You Missed It …

Health and education start-ups say recruiting has gotten easier in wake of Facebook, Google scandals

Sunday, April 21
CNBC

Health-tech companies are getting funded and as Silicon Valley entrepreneurs flock east, these healthcare startups are seeing talent come in from companies like Facebook and Alphabet.


 

Patient Faces Arrest for Attack that Killed Louisiana Nurse

Wednesday, April 17
Healthcare Leaders Media

A warrant was issued after the coroner determined the nurse’s death was directly related to injuries from a belligerent patient the week prior.


 

Washington state lawmaker angers nurses after saying some ‘probably play cards’ in rural areas

Sunday, April 21
USA Today

A Washington state lawmaker is facing backlash from nurses after saying nurses in smaller, rural hospitals may spend much of their time playing cards. About 525,000 people signed an online petition for Walsh to shadow a local nurse for a 12-hour shift.


 

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