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Battle lines drawn in debate over nurse-to-patient ratios

premium content Battle lines drawn in debate over nurse-to-patient ratios

Even as the New Jersey Legislature waits to consider bills setting minimum nurse-to-patient ratios at hospitals and nursing homes, the...

J&J loses $4.7B St. Louis baby powder case

A St. Louis circuit court jury fined New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson $550 million in actual damages and $4.14 billion in punitive damages over...

Hackensack UMC launches diabetes prevention program in Garfield

Hackensack University Medical Center, a part of Hackensack Meridian Health, has launched a diabetes prevention program in Garfield, using a $200,000...

Elnahal eyes marijuana treatment for opioid addiction

The state health commissioner is looking at the idea of expanding the state's medical marijuana program to include opioid addiction as a qualifying...

Ortho mounts growth spurt ahead of possible IPO

premium content Ortho mounts growth spurt ahead of possible IPO

Raritan-based Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is expected to reap a windfall if it goes public, possibly by year’s end, but for now CEO Martin...

NJ extends deadline for insurers' ACA filings

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance has extended by a week the deadline for health insurers to file 2019 Obamacare premiums, to July...

Health care task force recommends ways to lower costs for public employees

New Jersey Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio released the state's Health Benefits and Quality Task Force's recommendations to lower the cost of health...

Horizon claims decrease in commercial members' opioid use

Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey said July 12 that its efforts to combat opioid addiction are paying off.

Hampshire Cos. breaks ground on medical offices project

Hampshire Cos. breaks ground on medical offices project

The Hampshire Cos. broke ground July 10 on a three-story, 45,735-square-foot medical office building on a site near the border of Glen Ridge and...

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