Nurse Leader Weekly 8/27
August 20 - August 27

Nurse Leader Weekly 8/27

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

Matthew Hoyle
Senior Manager, Marketing

In Case You Missed It …

 

Congo Ebola outbreak: Two recover after experimental treatment; cases top 110

Monday, August 27
CNN

Two of the first 16 people to receive an experimental treatment for Ebola have recovered in the current outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said Monday.


 

Is Blockchain The Answer To A Better Healthcare Industry?

Sunday, August 26
Forbes

Data breaches are the nightmare of every major industry. When they occur, the aftermath costs of fixing the problem can be huge. According to a global study conducted by IBM and Ponemon Institute, in 2017 the cost of a data breach that occurred in a major company averaged $3.62 million.


 

Friday, August 24
Healthcare IT News

Eight years ago, Eliza CEO Alex Drane came up with the idea for “The Unmentionables,” an annual panel at Health 2.0 where participants would address difficult but important topics in healthcare


 

How This Indian Startup Is Using AI To Improve Detection Of Breast Cancer At A Low Cost

Tuesday, August 21
Forbes

In India, where incidences of breast cancer are rising, this company is using machine learning algorithms, big data analytics and thermal image processing to improve breast cancer diagnosis.


 

Amazon hires a star cardiologist to help its push into health

Monday, August 20
CNBC

Amazon has hired well-known cardiologist Maulik Majmudar for a new role, as it looks to move into the $3 trillion health-care sector.

Majmudar announced his new role on his Twitter account on Monday. Before joining the technology company, he worked as a cardiologist and associate director of the health-care transformation lab at Massachusetts General Hospital and he lectured at MIT.


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