Recent Articles from Anthony Vecchione
SCG Advertising launches unit to hire contact tracers
The third step in Gov. Phil Murphy's The Road Back plan to open the state's economy relies on a ramping up of the ability to use technology to identify people who have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Sterling Medical Devices partners on potential COVID-19 treatment
The Bergen County-based company will work with Cedars-Sinai and Aytu BioScience on the development of Healight Platform Technology as a potential treatment for critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other infections.
30 NJ hospitals get A ratings in Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades
Evaluations are based on data collected prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. Vice President of Administration Erica Mobley said that patient safety should never take a back seat, and poor performance on safety from the evaluations is not correlated to the pandemic.
Caladrius plans to assess cell therapy for repair of COVID-19-induced lung damage
Chief medical Officer Dr. Douglas Losordo said that although many therapies are targeting the virus itself, or the reduction of severe inflammation during the acute phase of the illness, none has been shown to seek to repair such after effects.
New Jerseyans weigh in on outbreak’s impact
A new poll conducted jointly by Rutgers, Northeastern and Harvard Universities, finds that 79 percent of respondents strongly approve the course charted by federal, state and local governments for the next 30 days that keep people at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Bayer joins agenda to address pandemic’s effects on vulnerable communities
Ascend, a nonprofit Pan-Asian membership organization for business professionals and executives in North America, launched the consortium with Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA), Catalyst, The Conference Board, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), National Organization on Disab[...]
$43M in federal disaster funding to reimburse NJ for PPE purchases
The grants will go to the New Jersey State Police Office of Emergency Management to pay back for the acquisition and dispersion of materials to front line COVID-19 workers, such as at hospitals and state agencies.
Trinitas Regional Medical Center takes down emergency triage tent
Staff at the facility have successfully treated and discharged more than 600 patients of the outbreak since March, and as cases of COVID-19 subside, according to the President and CEO Gary Horan, the additional space is no longer necessary.
Englewood Health names Lerner to chair system, hospital boards
Richard Lerner has been a member of the entities since 2014 and 2016, respectively, and has served at the head of the professional affairs committee.
ValueHealth, Capital Health announce joint venture surgical facility
“With this expansion, Capital Health’s long-range planning and strategy to broaden our reach into surrounding markets, bringing total joint replacements and other high-acuity procedures to a state-of-the-art outpatient setting, will propel us forward as a health system of the future," said Capital Health President and CEO Al Maghazehe.
Catalent to lead US manufacturing for J&J’s lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate
The drug-maker has committed to making more than one billion doses of the vaccine available worldwide.
Cooper Health opens Cherry Hill specialty care center
The approximately 100,000-square-foot facility boasts more than 100 exam rooms and provides services including cardiology, endocrinology, orthopaedics, physical therapy, podiatry, pulmonary medicine, and more.