NJBIZ - Health Care http://www.njbiz.com/section/health_care Health Care Health Care en-us Copyright 2015 NJBIZ Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:51:29 EST Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:51:29 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150327/NJBIZ01/150329794&source=RSS Deaths of John Sheridan, wife ruled murder-suicide Cooper Health System CEO and President John Sheridan killed his wife, Joyce, and then himself, the Somerset County Prosecutor said Friday in announcing the results of an investigation into the two September 2014 deaths. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150327/NJBIZ01/150329794&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150327/NJBIZ01/150329796&source=RSS Oro-facial medical practice moves to Hasbrouck Heights office building An oral surgery and facial pain medical practice is moving to a Hasbrouck Heights office building, Alfred Sanzari Enterprises said Friday. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150327/NJBIZ01/150329796&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150327/NJBIZ01/150329800&source=RSS More than money Horizon builds special philanthropic relationship with Newark's Arts High A long-term relationship between Newark-based Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey with the city's Arts High School is proving an effective model for community-focused philanthropy. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:45:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150327/NJBIZ01/150329800&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150326/NJBIZ01/150329846&source=RSS HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley names new CEO Veteran hospital executive Emily Holliman will become chief executive of HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley effective early May, Hackensack University Health Network and LHP Hospital Group, Inc. , the co-owners of the hospital, announced recently. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150326/NJBIZ01/150329846&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329867&source=RSS Updated Study commissioned by Horizon says changes in out-of-network rules would cut N.J. residents' insurance costs As Trenton tackles the issue of high medical bills that can result when patients get care outside their insurance company network, the state's largest health insurer on Wednesday released a study that concludes New Jerseyans could see lower monthly premiums if the state's current out-of-network regulations are changed. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329867&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329871&source=RSS NJBIZ Power 50 Health Care list revealed slideshow AtlantiCare is merging with Geisinger &#8230 Hackensack is merging with Meridian &#8230 Barnabas is merging with Robert Wood Johnson. . . . The long-anticipated consolidation of the health care industry is here. And it's shaking up this year's list. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329871&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329874&source=RSS ACA's newly insured are not flocking to their doctors, study finds A new report shows that a year after the Affordable Care Act expanded health plan coverage in the U. S. to millions more people, physicians have not experienced a sharp increase in new or sick patients scheduling appointments. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329874&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329875&source=RSS Home health company's new owners plan buying spree to fuel 'Total Care' growth Carefinders, one of New Jersey's largest providers of home health aides, has a new ownership with plans to build the North Jersey company, via acquisitions and organic growth, into a statewide home care provider. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329875&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329876&source=RSS Overlook named Comprehensive Stroke Center Overlook Medical Center in Summit announced that is has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart AssociationAmerican Stroke Association as meeting its standards for Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. Comprehensive Stroke Centers are recognized as industry leaders and are responsible for setting. . . Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:22:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329876&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329877&source=RSS Newark council asks Christie to approve sale of Saint Michael's to Prime The Newark City Council unanimously approved a resolution urging Gov. Chris Christie to oppose the closing of Saint Michael's Medical Center as an acute care hospital and to urge the governor to approve the sale of the hospital to California-based Prime Healthcare. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:12:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329877&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329881&source=RSS N.J. counties ranked for good #8212 or bad #8212 health in annual study where does yours stand? The 2015 County Health Rankings were released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, ranking New Jersey's 21 counties according to their health outcomes. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 08:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150325/NJBIZ01/150329881&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329893&source=RSS So just who is No. 51 on the Power 50 Health Care? The best of the rest A look at just some of the other names and nominations we received. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329893&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329894&source=RSS The health care Grapevine A special Power 50 edition You don't talk to more than a dozen insiders without picking up some good insights. Here are some of their best observations about the health care industry. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:57:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329895&source=RSS The future? Our Power 50 Health Care experts sum it up in one word With all the talk about the changing face of health care, one aspect came up with all of the experts we talked with while putting together the NJBIZ Power 50 Health Care list this year. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329895&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329897&source=RSS NJBIZ Power 50 Health Care list revealed slideshow AtlantiCare is merging with Geisinger &#8230 Hackensack is merging with Meridian &#8230 Barnabas is merging with Robert Wood Johnson. The long-anticipated consolidation of the health care industry is here. And it's shaking up this year's list. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:50:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150324/NJBIZ01/150329897&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329927&source=RSS Updated ACA effects have saved hospitals billions in charity care, government says The federal government announced Monday that expanding Medicaid and providing government-subsidized health insurance plans &#8212 both funded by the Affordable Care Act &#8212 have reduced by billions of dollars the amount of uncompensated or charity care hospitals provide nationwide. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329927&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329932&source=RSS Medical imaging company promotes Americas president, names replacement Endoscopic imaging company PENTAX Medical said Monday that its Americas regional president has been promoted to chief marketing officer for the global operation, effective April 1. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150323/NJBIZ01/150329932&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150321/NJBIZ01/150329965&source=RSS Effort to save Saint Michael's earns support from Newark city council Members of the Newark city council voiced support for Saint Michael's Medical Center after hearing last week from a coalition that opposes a state-commissioned report that calls for the hospital to be converted into an ambulatory care center. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 08:04:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150321/NJBIZ01/150329965&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150320/NJBIZ01/150329974&source=RSS Obamacare shoppers with chronic illnesses could use more online tools, study finds Individuals with chronic diseases who shop for health insurance online under the Affordable Care Act need better tools to help them figure out if their doctors and their drugs are covered by the plans they're considering buying, according to a new survey that also ranked states on how well they address consumer needs. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150320/NJBIZ01/150329974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150319/NJBIZ01/150319739&source=RSS RWJ-New Brunswick's Aetna members get warning letter Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick said Thursday that health insurer Aetna this week notified its members that RWJ will exit its network April 15 unless a new contract is reached before the current contract expires April 15. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20150319/NJBIZ01/150319739&source=RSS