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Sofia, Bulgaria - November 10, 2020: Pfizer COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine and Syringe. Conceptual image.

Momentum shift

With full federal approval of one of the three COVID-19 vaccines being used across the nation, state leaders and public health officials are optimistic that more people will finally get the shot after months of holding out. And businesses are now entering into previously difficult terrain and are requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for their workers, and even in some cases for their customers and guests.

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Early warning

Angel Medical Systems Inc. announced in July that following its recent FDA approval, and the first commercial implantation of its heart attack warning system, the Guardian device has been launched nationwide.

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Heart surgery concept as a cardiac surgeon walking on an artery shaped as a high wire rope leadsing to the inner cardiovascular organs of the human anatomy as a cardiology medical idea.

A statewide report card

The state Health Department releases the cardiac surgery assessment every two years, based on data collected about outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft from New Jersey's 18 licensed cardiac surgery centers. In the latest, Deborah Heart and Lung Center comes out on top.

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2021 Healthcare Heroes Awards

Health Care Heroes 2021

This awards program recognizes excellence, promotes innovation and honors the efforts of individuals and organizations making an impact on the quality of health care in New Jersey. Click through to meet and learn more about this year's honorees!

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RWJBarnabas Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick

Biden team blocks Trump-era rules, netting NJ hospitals $150M

“At a time when New Jersey’s hospitals, doctors and nurses are still on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the injection of millions of dollars in annual federal funding into our hospitals will help them attract and retain the best talent as well continue to provide high-quality care for New Jerseyans,” U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said.

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