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As large drug companies begin to make settlement payments in relation to the opioid crisis, how should that money be spent?

A recent NC Health News article discusses questions occurring in states that have been awarded settlements, such as how much money should be required to go towards opioid-related efforts.

By comparing the current opioid crisis to past settlements from tobacco companies regarding smoking, the article highlights the problems governments may face when spending this money.

To learn more, check out our highlighted article!
Vestal, C. (2019, August 19). Opioid settlements spark debate on how to spend the money. North Carolina Health News.

A recent blog post from the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) shares an interview with IHI President Emerita and Senior Fellow Maureen Bisognano addressing healthcare leadership by women and by nurses.

This interview discusses the changes happening to bring nurses and women into more healthcare leadership roles, including both the benefits and challenges of this shift.

To learn more, check out the highlighted article of the month!
Bisognano, M. (2019, August 6). Why healthcare needs more women and nurse leaders. Improvement Blog. Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

There will be more forthcoming and we will post those as they are released.