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Doing right with leftovers: How NJ businesses, lawmakers are working to reduce food waste

premium content Doing right with leftovers: How NJ businesses, lawmakers are working to reduce food waste

Sandwiched between U.S. Route 1 on one side and the New Jersey Turnpike on the other, the historic Giamarese Farm and Orchards in East Brunswick...

premium content Battling bacteria: Kean faculty, students on front line of researching antibiotic resistance

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 23,000 people in the U.S. die annually from multidrug resistance. About 2...

premium content Try it on first: Companies, interns scout best fits through early identification program

Rutgers University-Camden junior Bielka Gonzalez credits an internship with accounting and consulting company PricewaterhouseCoopers with helping her...

premium content Delay in ATC licensing posing issues for applicants

When the Department of Health announced it wouldn’t make its Nov. 1 deadline for issuing licenses for six medical marijuana alternative...

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Consolidating care: As costs continue to rise, fewer hospitals able to remain independent

premium content Consolidating care: As costs continue to rise, fewer hospitals able to remain independent

By Martin Daks

As declining reimbursement rates and rising costs prompt hospital mergers across New Jersey and elsewhere, it wouldn’t be surprising if Al Maghazehe felt lonely. As the CEO of Capital Health — a two-hospital system with footprints in Trenton Hopewell and an outpatient facility in Hamilton Township — Maghazehe stands at the helm of one of the 13 remaining independent acute-care hospitals in New Jersey.

A new prognosis: Health providers moved to innovate as reimbursement rates decline

premium content A new prognosis: Health providers moved to innovate as reimbursement rates decline

When the most recent International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard for pharmaceutical equipment was released, RWJBarnabas Health decided that instead of upgrading the installations at 10 separate locations, it would be more cost-efficient to centralize the process.

Catching a bug: Medical providers beef up cybersecurity following ransomware, other attacks

premium content Catching a bug: Medical providers beef up cybersecurity following ransomware, other attacks

Before anyone can log into the computer network at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, they must pass through a multifactor authentication process that adds biometric and other security procedures to the standard username-password combination. “This way, even if a hacker has figured out the username and password of an authorized user, there are additional obstacles to penetrating our system,” said Holy Name CEO Michael Maron.

NJBIZ Lists: Health Insurance Providers

NJBIZ Lists: Health Insurance Providers

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