Health Care

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Sep 20, 2023

Rutgers team awarded $7.4M grant for Alzheimer’s research

The new federal funding will continue a study of the disease among African Americans, who are more than twice as likely to develop the condition than white Americans.

Hackensack University Medical Center
Sep 20, 2023

Hackensack Meridian earns high praise for cardiac care

Five of the network's facilities earned the HeartCARE Center National Distinction of Excellence from the American College of Cardiology – the only hospitals in the state to do so this year.

Judy Danella, a nurse at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital who has been a part of the negotiations with facility administration, speaks during the Sept. 5 nurses strike press conference and rally.
Sep 20, 2023

RWJUH nurses strike heats up as union rejects latest offer

Additionally, a judge issued a temporary restraining order requested by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital management regarding the picket line outside of the New Brunswick facility.

Medical insurance
Sep 19, 2023

NJ now requires large employer health plans to provide abortion coverage

According to a report from the state, the mandate “will not increase premiums in any material way,” and any that do occur could be mitigated by savings from a reduction in pregnancy care, including prenatal visits, delivery and postnatal visits.

Lab Technician Bianca Gonzalez prepares to draw blood from a patient at San José Clinic in Houston, one of 14 clinics benefiting from the expanded collaboration between Americares and Quest Diagnostics.
Sep 19, 2023

Quest Diagnostics working to reduce health disparities across US

“Through our work with Americares, we are able to provide more access to testing services for people who need them, which we hope will provide better health outcomes," said Quest for Health Equity Senior Director and Leader Michael Floyd.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) nurses – who are members of United Steelworkers Local 4-200 – hold a press conference and rally outside RWJUH in New Brunswick on Sept. 5, 2023. More than 1,700 nurses remain on the picket line as the situation remains unresolved and tense.
Sep 15, 2023

New talks yield no deal as nurses strike continues at RWJUH

After meeting for the first in nearly four weeks, the stalemate between more than 1,700 workers and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital persists.

Posing with the final steel beam of Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center's freestanding Cancer Center are Dr. Michael Scoppetuolo, medical director of the Cancer Center; Dr. Alison Grann, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, CBMC; Dr. Russell Langan, director of Surgical Oncology, RWJBarnabas Health; Dr. M. Michele Blackwood, director of Breast Surgery, RWJBarnabas Health, head of Breast Surgery, CBMC, and director of Women’s Oncologic Health; Susan Garawitz, vice president of Oncology, CBMC; and Richard Davis, president and CEO of CBMC.
Sep 14, 2023

Cooperman Barnabas tops off $225M cancer center

"This is what the future of cancer care looks like in the Garden State and beyond," said Dr. Michael Scoppetuolo, medical director of the cancer center at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center.

Community Medical Center's new CMC Women’s Health Center is located at 368 Lakehurst Road in Toms River.
Sep 14, 2023

RWJBarnabas expands women’s health care in Ocean County

Community Medical Center has opened the CMC Women’s Health Center at 368 Lakehurst Road in Toms River. 

On Sept. 14, 2023, Johnson & Johnson unveiled a new brand and visual identity. - JOHNSON & JOHNSON
Sep 14, 2023

Johnson & Johnson unveils new look

Along with the revamped brand and visual identity, the New Brunswick-based health care giant also said it will eventually rename its Janssen pharmaceutical segment.

Happy employees
Sep 13, 2023

New state rankings give New Jerseyans something to smile about

The Garden State has landed toward the top of a WalletHub happiness index, which examines factors such as depression rate, income growth, unemployment rate and more. 

Aaron Chang's appointment as president of Jefferson Health - East is effective Oct. 16, 2023.
Sep 13, 2023

Jefferson Health names leader for 3 NJ hospitals

Jefferson President Dr. Baligh Yehia described Aaron Chang as "a talented leader whose expertise will help guide the delivery of Jefferson Health’s world-class health care in New Jersey."

Bond Vet will open its fourth New Jersey location in Montclair. - BOND VET
Sep 13, 2023

Bond Vet adds latest NJ location in Montclair

The pet care provider that offers telehealth visits for your four-legged friends is expanding its Garden State footprint.