NJBIZ - Health Care http://www.njbiz.com/section/health_care Health Care Health Care en-us Copyright 2014 NJBIZ Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:50:43 EST Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:50:43 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141222/NJBIZ01/312229994&source=RSS The protector As the head of Horizon, Marino's influence cannot be overstated With 3. 7 million members, 82-year-old Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is by far the state's largest health insurer. After the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, Horizon took a leadership role in the movement to increase the quality and lower the cost of medical care in the Garden State. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141222/NJBIZ01/312229994&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141222/NJBIZ01/312229995&source=RSS The standard-bearer At Trinitas, Horan's proving single-entity urban hospitals can thrive Gary Horan has been the CEO at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth since 2001. In a state with nearly a hundred hospitals &#8212 big and small, urban and suburban, for-profit and nonprofit &#8212 Trinitas is carving a unique niche in the industry. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141222/NJBIZ01/312229995&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141222/NJBIZ01/312229999&source=RSS The dutiful doctor Kulkarni talks ACA, women in medicine and her famous patient Rachana Kulkarni is recognized by her peers, Castle Connolly, New Jersey Monthly, Inside New Jersey and NJ Top Docs as one of the Best Cardiologists and Best Doctors for Women in New Jersey. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141222/NJBIZ01/312229999&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219720&source=RSS Obamacare has not led employers to drop insurance coverage, study finds Employers have not been dropping health insurance coverage for their workers in the wake of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study by researchers at the Urban Institute released Friday and published online by the journal Health Affairs. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219720&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219724&source=RSS MonoSol shuffles executives as it focuses on key product Princeton-based MonoSol Rx has announced an executive restructuring, aiming to expedite the advancement of its PharmaFilm technology. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219724&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219732&source=RSS Valley and Mount Sinai health systems team up for 'academic affiliation' Valley Health System in Ridgewood on Friday announced a strategic alliance with New York's Mount Sinai Health System, a move Valley Chief Executive Audrey Meyers said does not foreshadow an eventual merger of the two institutions. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219732&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219735&source=RSS Brick firm bolsters its skilled nursing facility holdings Brick-based real estate firm Tryko Partners LLC announced Thursday that it has acquired a skilled nursing facility in the township and plans a 1 million upgrade program there. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141219/NJBIZ01/141219735&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219792&source=RSS Health management? There's an app for that #8212 and Morristown hospital store will make it work for you Dr. David Shulkin, president of Morristown Medical Center, sees advances in population health flowing from personal medical technology, like mobile phone apps that help diabetics care for themselves, and fitness-boosting wrist bands that track the number of steps we walk each day. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219792&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219794&source=RSS Holy Redeemer Health System names Jakuboski HomeCare director of nursing Holy Redeemer Health System, based in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylania, has named Catherine Jakuboski HomeCare director of nursing in its HomeCare New Jersey South office in Runnemede. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219794&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219797&source=RSS Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center appoints Maser clinical director The Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center recently announced that Mary Jane Maser has been appointed clinical director of the Stepping Stones Intensive Outpatient Program. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219797&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219798&source=RSS Matthews appointed chair of Women's Services for Valley Medical Group Valley Medical Group announce recently that Dr. Gail M. Matthew has been named chair of Women&#8217s Services. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141217/NJBIZ01/141219798&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141216/NJBIZ01/141219816&source=RSS Union County sells Berkeley Heights hospital for 26M Union County announced Tuesday that it has finalized the 26 million cash sale of its Runnells Specialized Hospital, a skilled nursing facility in Berkeley Heights, to the Center Management Group of Flushing, New York. The county said the deal will save up to 52 million over the next five years and generate an estimated 500,000 in new property. . . Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:24:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141216/NJBIZ01/141219816&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141216/NJBIZ01/141219828&source=RSS Website aims to help health insurance shoppers see who's in-network and who isn't New Jerseyans shopping for health insurance at HealthCare. gov have a new website, PlanCompass. com, where they can check to see if their preferred doctors, hospitals and other health care providers are part of the plan they're looking to buy. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141216/NJBIZ01/141219828&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141215/NJBIZ01/141219854&source=RSS N.J., N.Y. insurance companies merge to create Majesco Morristown-based Cover-All Technologies Inc. , a property and casualty insurance company, and New York, New York-based Majesco announced Monday that the two companies will merge to create an insurance solutions company. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:13:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141215/NJBIZ01/141219854&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141215/NJBIZ01/141219969&source=RSS NJBIZ presents the 24 Lists of Christmas, Day 15 Top Hospitals You know it we know it NJBIZ's weekly lists are worth the cost of your subscription. To celebrate our upcoming year-ending Book of Lists, we're commemorating the season with our 24 Lists of Christmas. Each day through Dec. 24, we'll email you the top five leaders in a different category, giving you a sneak peek at what you may be missing. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141215/NJBIZ01/141219969&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141212/NJBIZ01/141219883&source=RSS At NJBIA forum, legislative leaders spar over gas tax, sick leave All four of New Jersey's legislative leaders not only want to fix the state's depleted Transportation Trust Fund, they want to do so in a bipartisan manner. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141212/NJBIZ01/141219883&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141212/NJBIZ01/141219898&source=RSS N.J. Hispanic leader joins Horizon BCBSNJ to promote Latinos' access to health care Carlos Medina, chairman of the New Jersey Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, joined Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey at the Newport Center Mall in Jersey City to urge Latinos to purchase 2015 health coverage during open enrollment. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141212/NJBIZ01/141219898&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141211/NJBIZ01/141219932&source=RSS Bonamo named CMO of Barnabas Health system shifting emphasis to population health Dr. John F. Bonamo on Thursday was named chief medical officer of Barnabas Health. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141211/NJBIZ01/141219932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141211/NJBIZ01/141219942&source=RSS Trenton alliance to field test health care 'Action Guide' The Trenton Health Team is one of 10 health care organizations in the U. S. that has been chosen to field test ideas for improving the health of their communities. The National Quality Forum has tapped THT and nine other U. S. health groups to test its &#8220Action Guide 1. 0,&#8221 a collection of research-based approaches to population health. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141211/NJBIZ01/141219942&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141211/NJBIZ01/141219944&source=RSS Summit Medical joins groups seeking to improve rheumatoid arthritis care Summit Medical Group, New Jersey's largest multispecialty medical group, said Thursday it has been chosen by the American Medical Group Foundation to participate in a national collaborative aimed at finding best practices to manage patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20141211/NJBIZ01/141219944&source=RSS