Marin General nurses stage one-day walk out over contract dispute; Texas high school offers solution to healthcare worker shortage;

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> More than 500 nurses from Marin General Hospital in California plan a one-day walk out today in protest of their ongoing contract battle with administration over workplace and safety issues, according to SFGate. Article

>  A Manhattan judge has ruled that a lawsuit can go forward against Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center that concerns the chocking death of one of its security guards, the New York Post reports. Article

> A solution to the country's nurse and doctor shortage: A Texas high school magnet program exposes students to future careers in healthcare, CBSDFW reports. Article

Health IT News

> Many Americans lack access to and knowledge of digital tools such as text and email reminders that can boost communication efforts with their healthcare providers, a new survey by the Council of Accountable Physician Practices and the Bipartisan Policy Center finds. What's more, few primary care doctors even recommend such technology options, consumers who responded to the survey say. Article

> By bringing different information sources into its data warehouse, Texas Children's Hospital was able to find ways to increase productivity of its physicians. Article

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