June 7, 2018

Around the nation: Nurse helps revive motorcyclist after crash

Daily Briefing

    The motorcyclist had no pulse after the crash, but is now expected to survive, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Florida, and Indiana.

    • California: A nurse performed CPR to help revive a motorcyclist who had no pulse after being struck by a truck Tuesday, police said. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition but is expected to survive (CBS13, 6/5).

    • Florida: Nemours Children's Health System has named R. Lawrence Moss as its new CEO, effective Oct. 1. Moss previously served as the surgeon-in-chief at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio and as the inaugural chief of surgery at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. Moss will be succeeding David Bailey, who is retiring (Castellucci, Modern Healthcare, 6/5).

    • Indiana: Madison County officials on Tuesday voted unanimously to allow Aspire Indiana to manage a needle exchange in the county. The county previously had a needle exchange but officials decided to end it last August (AP/Sacramento Bee, 6/5).

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