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Author Archives: Anthony Vecchione

O’Dowd, Mazzarelli named co-CEOs of Cooper University Health Care

Cooper University Health Care announced on Friday that Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli and Kevin O’Dowd, will become co-chief executive officers effective June 1. Dr. Adrienne Kirby, executive chairman and CEO, will retire on June 1. Mazzarelli and O’Dowd have been serving as co-presidents since March 2018. “On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I want to thank Adrienne for her leadership ...

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Cantel acquires Vista Research Group

Little Falls-based Cantel Medical Corp. has acquired Vista Research Group in a deal worth $10.5 million. Cantel provides infection prevention products and services to the health care market while Vista, based in Ashland, Ohio, markets a line of innovative water processing solutions for the dental industry. “We’re excited that Vista Research Group is now part of Cantel. The integration of ...

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First pediatric flu death reported to Department of Health

The New Jersey Department of Health has received confirmation of the first pediatric flu death this influenza season. “I am deeply saddened for the family of this young child, who experienced an unthinkable loss,” said Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal in a statement. According to the health department, the child, from the central region of the state, died in late ...

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RU researcher receives grant to diagnose, monitor movement disorders with smartphones

Jean-Francois Daneault, an assistant professor at Rutgers School of Health Professions, was awarded a $400,000 research grant from the National Institutes of Health to use wearable and mobile data via a smartphone to diagnose and monitor movement disorders. Daneault told NJBIZ that the advantage of using a smartphone is that it could provide clinicians with much more high quality information ...

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