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Newark mayor, others urge N.J. to reject Prime takeover of Saint Michael's

Newark mayor, others urge N.J. to reject Prime takeover of Saint Michael's

St. Peter's to dedicate $17M emergency department expansion next week

St. Peter's to dedicate $17M emergency department expansion next week

N.J.'s Obamacare enrollment could reach 250,000 in 2015

N.J.'s Obamacare enrollment could reach 250,000 in 2015

Health Care News

N.J. Health Foundation partners with Stevens to advance innovative tech and research

The New Jersey Health Foundation, which funds biomedical and health research in New Jersey and whose venture capital arm invests in Garden State startups, has announced an affiliation with Stevens Institute of Technology aimed at advancing promising health care innovations from Stevens faculty, researchers and students. Read More »»

Former St. Joseph’s Healthcare System executive returning as new CEO

St. Joseph’s Healthcare System announced that Kevin J. Slavin is returning to the Paterson academic hospital system as president and CEO. Read More »»

Half of Obamacare users don't want to go back to the Exchange this year, survey says

Americans aren’t eager to go back online and shop for a government-subsidized health insurance plan when open enrollment for the second year of Obamacare starts Nov. 15, according to a new survey released Monday by Read More »»

For Summit, partnership is big proof of concept: Deal with MD Anderson is boost for business model

Deal with MD Anderson is boost for business model

The announcement of Summit Medical Group's partnership with Texas-based cancer specialists MD Anderson will have big benefits for cancer treatment in North Jersey. Read More »»

The Cleaners: Lebanon-based ClorDiSys suddenly finds itself in great demand worldwide

Paul Lorcheim started putting extra phone lines in his facility late last month. He knew the days of ClorDiSys being a little-known company in Hunterdon County that specializes in sanitizing food-processing areas were over. Read More »»

Hackensack oncology tech firm names new CEO, CFO

COTA Inc., a Hackensack-based oncology technology company, named a new chief executive officer and chief financial officer Friday. Read More »»

Rising health care costs not keeping N.J. companies from offering benefits, NJBIA survey finds

The 2014 health benefits survey released Thursday by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association reports that 87 percent of member companies still offer health care coverage to their employees — despite cost increases ranging from 24 percent at small firms under 25 employees, to 7.3 percent for those over 250 workers. Read More »»

Health care services company PDI rejects unsolicited takeover offer

A Georgia-based diagnostic solutions company made an unsolicited bid Wednesday to purchase Parsippany-based health care services firm PDI Inc. — which promptly rejected the offer. Read More »»

Summit Medical Group consolidates Warren facilities

CBRE Group Inc. announced Tuesday that it has arranged a lease expansion at a Warren office complex. Read More »»

Two years after Sandy, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation knows mental health services' work isn't done

As Wednesday marks the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Princeton-based Robert Wood Johnson Foundation said it continues to support the state's mental health services, which the foundation identified as its top priority after the storm roared across the state — causing billions of dollars in immediate physical damage and taking a long-term toll on the emotional health of the people in its path. Read More »»

Valley Hospital brings back house calls in an effort to reduce readmission of heart patients

The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood has started making house calls to patients who have been discharged from the hospital — to make sure they're having a smooth transition to their home environment, and don't suffer a relapse that lands them back in a hospital bed. Read More »»

N.J. company finds itself on front lines of Ebola cleanup

Paul Lorcheim started putting extra phone lines in his facility late last month. He knew the days of ClorDiSys being a little-known company in Hunterdon County that specializes in sanitizing food-processing areas were over. That’s what happens when the world discovers you have the go-to product for cleaning up areas that have been contaminated by Ebola. Read More »»

N.J.'s hospitals move up to 4th in safety, according to Leapfrog score

New Jersey now ranks fourth nationwide on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, with 52 percent of the state's acute care general hospitals getting an “A” grade for safety, according to the nonprofit Leapfrog Group, which gives safety letter grades of “A” to “F” to 2,500 hospitals nationwide. Read More »»

Mass. company buys West Caldwell respiratory-product maker

A Massachusetts medical device maker announced Tuesday that it is buying Impact Instrumentation Inc., a West Caldwell-based maker of respiratory care products. Read More »»

Health care information provider grows its business through acquisition

Lyndhurst-based Vitals announced Monday that it has acquired a fellow health care information provider, enabling it to expand its cost transparency solutions for consumers. Read More »»

Time for talk is over (for now): Statewide paid sick leave bill clears Assembly panel

Just a few weeks after the Assembly Labor Committee delayed a vote on statewide paid sick leave legislation in favor of more testimony, the panel regrouped Monday and voted 6-3 in favor of advancing the bill. Read More »»

Grant will help United Way, College of St. Elizabeth help public school students with mental health, post-Sandy

United Way of Northern New Jersey on Monday announced an $800,000, three-year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to address the ongoing mental health needs of public school students in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which inflicted devastating social and physical damage when it hit New Jersey on Oct. 29, 2012. Read More »»

Industry expert: America Invents Act can be managed

Hackensack University Medical Center became certain of the value of professional technology transfer operations, the act of licensing a patented innovation to a third party, nearly two years ago. Read More »»

Realizing his dream: Marco builds Hand & Stone into industry force

John Marco's “Jersey Boy makes good small business” story really comes down to two moments: Read More »»

Summit Medical Group will develop cancer center with MD Anderson

The Summit Medical Group and Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer Center have signed a letter of intent to develop a joint, outpatient cancer center as an extension of MD Anderson's partnership with Cooper University Health Care. The center would provide an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to oncology care in northern New Jersey. Read More »»

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Comcast honors veterans by partnering with U.S. Chamber's Hiring Our Heroes campaign

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Millennial Minded

Move over, turducken, 'Friendsgiving' is the new Thanksgiving trend

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12 N.J. companies earn LGBT 'Best Places to Work' distinction

A study published Wednesday by the Human Rights Campaign scores companies...

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