In Case You Missed It …
Monday, July 16 Nursingtimes.net More than 30,000 nursing staff went on strike in New Zealand last week, in protest about what they called 10 years of government underfunding.
Tuesday, July 10 The Recorder Rachel Walker, a nurse researcher at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, discusses an invention to filter unclean water into sterile IV bags.
Sunday, July 15 Nurse.org Talk of the US-Mexico border has filled the news over the past weeks with stories of asylum seekers, outrage over the separation of families, and calls to action from many who are hoping to help. One of those who has done more than “hope to help” is Francisco “Panchito” Olachea, a nurse from Nogales, Mexico.
Monday, July 16 News-Medical.net Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that sentiments in the nursing notes of health care providers are good indicators of whether intensive care unit (ICU) patients will survive.
Thursday, July 12 Becker’s Hospital Review Amazon is in talks with Xealth, a startup that offers a digital prescribing and analytics platform, and two health systems about a pilot project that would enable physicians to recommend medical product bundles to their patients at the hospital and have those products delivered to the patients’ homes upon discharge, sources told CNBC.