Nurse Leader Weekly 8/20
August 13 - August 20

Nurse Leader Weekly 8/20

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

Matthew Hoyle
Senior Manager, Marketing

In Case You Missed It …

 

India is Introducing Free Health Care for 500 Million People

Thursday, August 16
Newsweek

The Indian government will pay for health care for around 500 million of its poorest citizens, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi declaring that the country can reach its potential with only a healthy population.


 

Providence, Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement

Thursday, August 16
KTUU

The 1,200 nurses at Providence are fighting for better pay and working conditions. Negotiations for a new contract have been ongoing for over six months…


 

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Pins Record-Breaking Number of Graduates

Tuesday, August 14
DailyNurse

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing celebrated the pinning of the largest number of students in the school’s 108-year history on Sunday, August 5. A total of…


 

Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Want to Fix One of the Most Broken Things about Health Care

Monday, August 13
CNBC

There are many broken things about the U.S. health care system. But one of the biggest and most overlooked problems is that patients still find it too hard to share their medical information between doctors, especially those working in different hospitals.


 

Nursing Needs Gender-Neutral Rebranding, Says Researchers

Monday, August 13
Nursing Times

The study found the “inherent” perception of nursing as a woman’s job was one of the biggest factors deterring men from the career, while the term “male nurse” was identified as…


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