Jul 16, 2015

Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services reveals first star ratings for home health agencies

For the first time, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has given star ratings to the home health agencies that it lists on its public information website, enabling consumers to evaluate the quality of their performance at a glance. In New Jersey, 48 providers received scores on a five-star scale.

Jul 15, 2015

Barnabas Health CEO Ostrowsky speaks on tax ruling #8212 and his thoughts may be surprising

Like all hospital executives, Barnabas Health CEO and President Barry H. Ostrowsky viewed the recent tax court decision that could stick Morristown Medical Center with a $2.5 million tax bill with a discerning eye. His reaction, however, may be surprising.

Jul 13, 2015

Christie losing ground among 2016 GOP presidential pack in new poll

According to a new Monmouth University Poll released Monday, Gov. Chris Christie, despite formally announcing his candidacy last month, continues to lose ground as he seeks the Republican Party's nomination for president.

Jul 13, 2015

Creating the ultimate database for N.J. exporters

Ben Steltzer knows what it means to roll up one’s sleeves and make things happen in the Garden State — with or without support from others.

Jul 13, 2015

Real estate investors wary of tax changes say limiting Section 1031 would slow down sector

“What is your favorite section of the Internal Revenue Code?”

Jul 10, 2015

NJ 2-1-1 gets 124K in donations from IBM

NJ 2-1-1 Partnership has received a grant of new DF15 H03 servers from the IBM Corporation. These servers will allow the partnership to consolidate applications from old servers onto virtual servers and help NJ 2-1-1 continue to provide valuable services for people in search of health and human service needs in New Jersey.

AeroFarms executives and state and city officials broke ground for the company's new headquarters and vertical farm in Newark.
Jul 10, 2015

AeroFarms breaks ground for Newark headquarters, vertical farm

AeroFarms might have its roots in central New York, but the venture is no stranger to the Garden State.

Jul 9, 2015

Safety services company hires controller

Princeton-based public safety and emergency response provider IXP Corporation has named a new controller, bolstering its financial management team.

Jul 9, 2015

Updated JP Morgan approved for 187M more in incentives to grow Jersey City presence

JP Morgan Chase may seek to increase its growing presence in Jersey City after the Economic Development Authority voted Thursday to approve a 10-year, $187.7 million Grow New Jersey award for the company to expand its technology and operations hub in the city.

Jul 9, 2015

Caren Franzini, the longtime head of the EDA, has transitioned to the private sector quite well

Caren Franzini had picked a rather fitting milestone on which to leave her more than 20-year career with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. "I had made up my mind that I would leave the EDA when my daughter graduated college," Franzini said. "I was going to move on, too."

Jul 8, 2015

Novartis gets early approval for heart failure drug, a potential blockbuster

Novartis officials were hoping the FDA would give approval for what they hope will be a blockbuster drug for heart failure by the end of the summer. On Tuesday, they got even better news.

Jul 8, 2015

State added another 5,900 jobs in June, ADP says

New Jersey gained private-sector jobs in June, according to the latest report from Roseland-based payroll and human resources company ADP, but only a handful.