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Hospital merger smoothed by plan to share leadership, CEOs say

Hospital merger smoothed by plan to share leadership, CEOs say

Sports betting bill heads to Christie's desk after Assembly approval

Sports betting bill heads to Christie’s desk after Assembly approval

Hackensack, Meridian to merge, forming state's largest health system

Hackensack, Meridian to merge, forming state's largest health system

South Jersey News

Hospital merger smoothed by plan to share leadership, CEOs say

The path to the merger deal announced Thursday between Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health was smoothed to a large degree by having Robert C. Garrett, CEO of Hackensack, and John K. Lloyd, CEO of Meridian, share the leadership for two and a half years following the systems' merger into Hackensack Meridian Health. Read More »»

Sports betting bill heads to Christie’s desk after Assembly approval

The Assembly resoundingly voted 73-4 in favor of legislation Thursday that would lift the state’s ban on sports betting and effectively pave the way for casinos and racetracks to begin taking wagers on games. Read More »»

Hackensack, Meridian to merge, forming state's largest health system

Hackensack University Health Network and Meridian Health on Thursday announced merger plans that would create the state's largest health care system: annual revenue of $3.44 billion, nine acute care hospitals and two children's hospitals, 23,400 employees, 3,181 hospital beds and more than 130,000 patient admissions a year. Read More »»

Overall gaming revenue in Atlantic City down in September

Total gaming revenue in Atlantic City continued to slip in September, though most of the casinos that remain open saw year-over-year gains for the month. Read More »»

Government to N.J. hospitals: 'Be ready' to safely handle an Ebola patient

To prepare for the possibility that an Ebola case might appear in New Jersey, federal and state authorities “are telling all acute care hospitals to be ready to receive, isolate and care for possible Ebola patients, and that's what our hospitals and their staffs are preparing for,” New Jersey Hospital Association spokeswoman Kerry McKean Kelly said Wednesday. Read More »»

EANJ launches website to assist employers with Obamacare

The Employers Association of New Jersey on Wednesday launched a new website,, to help employers encourage their uninsured workers to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Read More »»

Web tool will help families navigate complex world of autism-services insurance

New Jersey law requires health insurers to cover specialized therapy for individuals with autism known as applied behavior analysis, or ABA. For the past year, a stakeholder work group has been meeting to address the obstacles faced by families seeking ABA coverage, and to bring the benefits of the mandate to more families that need them. Read More »»

Two River expanding residential mortgage lending program

Two River Bancorp, the parent of Two River Community Bank, announced Wednesday that it has hired a senior vice president to lead a new central New Jersey residential mortgage lending team. Read More »»

N.J. Senate approves new sports betting bill

The state Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill to remove New Jersey’s statutory ban on sports betting, advancing the latest effort to allow casinos and racetracks to take wagers on games despite being turned aside in court earlier this year. Read More »»

NFL Alumni Association chooses marketing partner

The NFL Alumni Association, based in Mount Laurel, on Tuesday announced a partnership with the New York-based marketing firm Leverage Agency, which will help it with sponsorship opportunities and other local and national events. Read More »»

Which industries are driving N.J. office demand?

Financial services and insurance firms are leading the way among New Jersey office users looking for space, according to a recent analysis by the brokerage Cassidy Turley. Read More »»

$107M Lockheed application off EDA agenda

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin's application for a 10-year, $107 million state tax credit for a Camden-based project has been pulled from Tuesday's Economic Development Authority agenda. Read More »»

Colliers International to market Moorestown medical complex

Real estate services firm Colliers International announced Tuesday that it has been chosen to market the available space at the Virtual Health & Wellness Center in Moorestown. Read More »»

Christie sees favorability rating plummet to three-year low mark

A new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Tuesday indicates that for the first time since August 2011, a majority of registered New Jersey voters have an unfavorable opinion of Gov. Chris Christie. Read More »»

Boy Scouts expanding Westampton HQ, WCRE says

Wolf Commercial Real Estate announced Friday that it helped arrange the sale of a 10,000-square-foot office property in Westampton. Read More »»

Most New Jerseyans still oppose the gas tax hike, poll shows

As New Jersey’s leadership continue to explore options for restoring transportation funding, a majority of its residents still rate a gas tax hike unfavorably — and think an entirely unrelated solution is needed. Read More »»

The Horizon Foundation awards more than $600K in grants

The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey on Thursday announced it had awarded more than $600,000 in grants to 31 nonprofit organizations throughout the state. Read More »»

NJBIZ CFO of the Year Awards 2014 winners announced

The NJBIZ CFO of the Year awards program on Friday celebrated New Jersey's financial executives at all levels who contribute to the success of New Jersey's economic growth and stability. Read More »»

Campbell picks Pa. developer to remake area around Camden HQ

Campbell Soup Co. has tapped Brandywine Realty Trust to develop the area around its Camden headquarters that has long been slated for new mixed-use construction. Read More »»

Atlantic Health opens Chambers Center for Well Being in Morristown

Atlantic Health officially opened the new Chambers Center for Well Being in Morristown, a 20,000-square-foot space that will provide holistic care to individuals coping with health problems, as well as those who aren't sick but want to gain vitality through wellness strategies that engage both mind and body. Read More »»

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