July 10, 2018

Around the nation: Gal Gadot visits Inova Children's Hospital dressed as Wonder Woman

Daily Briefing

    Actress Gal Gadot visited Inova Children's Hospital in Virginia dressed as Wonder Woman—the superhero she played in the 2017 film of the same name, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from New Jersey, New York, and Virginia.

    • New Jersey: Joseph Scott, president and CEO of Jersey City Medical Center, has been named chair of the Board of America's Essential Hospitals, a national health care board that represents over 325 members. According to Scott, the board "plays a fundamental role in ensuring that our most vulnerable patients have access to the most high-quality care" (The Jersey Journal, 7/8).

    • New York: New York's health department will hold public meetings on July 17 and July 19 to discuss the launch of studies that will observe behavioral, demographic, environmental, and occupational patterns related to cancer in four communities across the state. The research is intended to examine regional cancer incidences and identify needs for prevention and screening, the Associated Press reports (AP/Sacramento Bee, 7/8).

    • Virginia: Actress Gal Gadot visited Inova Children's Hospital in Falls Church dressed as Wonder Woman—the superhero she played in the 2017 film of the same name. Gadot has been in the Virginia and Washington, D.C., area filming Wonder Woman 1984, the sequel to last year's film (Loughrey, Independent, 7/9; Nelson, People, 7/8).

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