Health Care

Stethoscope on money
Jun 2, 2023

Jersey doctor admits role in $170K cancer medicine scam

The North Jersey oncologist used her medical license – and allowed others to use it – to purchase prescription medication under false pretenses for profit.

Michael Maron and Rep. Josh Gottheimer at Holy Name
Jun 2, 2023

Holy Name gets $3.8M in federal funds for nurse training

The provider's Sister Claire Tynan School of Nursing will use the resources to help train more nurses amid a shortage of professionals many experts attribute, at least in part, to pandemic-era burnout.

Matthew Amodeo, executive vice president of legal affairs and chief legal officer, Englewood Health.
Jun 1, 2023

Englewood Health welcomes chief legal officer

Matthew Amodeo, formerly of law firm Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, has served as the health care system's external legal counsel since 2009.

Bausch + Lomb
Jun 1, 2023

Bausch + Lomb ‘reshaping’ executive team

“With these changes to the executive management team, our leaders will be closer to customers and patients, which will set the stage for accelerated growth and propel Bausch + Lomb toward a highly competitive, efficient and effective future,” Chairman and CEO Brent Saunders said in a statement. 

St. Joseph’s Health and Hackensack Meridian Health have opened The Cancer Center at Totowa, located on the St. Joseph’s Health Totowa campus, in partnership with Hackensack Meridian’s John Theurer Cancer Center.
May 30, 2023

St. Joseph’s, Hackensack Meridian open cancer center

The new 70,000-square-foot facility in Totowa was made possible, in part, by a “generous” donation by the Nicholas Martini Foundation and U.S. District Judge William Martini.

May 30, 2023

NJ hospitals report more severe illnesses post-pandemic

“That’s a real worry for the health of our population, and an added burden for hospitals and their care teams in the midst of a severe workforce shortage," said New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO Cathy Bennett.

Using the new Neuro Interventional Cath Lab, the Jersey City Medical Center team will be able to perform minimally invasive procedures to treat clinical problems such as stroke, carotid artery disease and cerebral aneurysms.
May 25, 2023

RWJBarnabas Health facilities on an innovation roll (slideshow)

The Jersey City Medical Center opened a hybrid operating room and the Neuro Interventional Cath Lab, while the Children’s Specialized Hospital unveiled the renovated Pediatric Long Term Care Unit at CSH Mountainside.

Doctor checking blood pressure of a pregnant patient
May 25, 2023

15 in NJ named to Newsweek’s 2023 Best Maternity Hospitals

Garden State hospitals continue to improve their showing on the annual evaluation, with eight listed in 2022 and only three in 2021.

Michael Yoo is RetireeFirst’s first chief information officer.
May 24, 2023

RetireeFirst appoints Yoo as 1st CIO

The Mount Laurel company said the decision to add a chief information officer was necessary "as the benefit management industry’s digital transformation continues to take hold.”

Ramapo College of New Jersey President Cindy Jebb (left) and Board of Trustees Chairperson Susan Vallario (right) bestow former Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO Alex Gorsky with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.
May 23, 2023

J&J’s Gorsky receives honorary doctorate from Ramapo College

The former chairman and CEO also delivered the keynote speech during the college’s May 18 graduate programs commencement ceremony at its Mahwah campus.

Health care technology
May 22, 2023

Atlantic Health employs tech to help ID at-risk patients

The NeuroFlow platform can help identify and prioritize "behavioral health concerns in our populations,” said Dr. Jim Barr, a vice president and chief medical officer for the Morristown-based system.

Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine became the third COVID vaccine granted emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in February 2021.
May 22, 2023

J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine no longer available in the US, CDC says

A spokesperson for the New Brunswick-based health conglomerate told NJBIZ that the company is “working closely with U.S. regulators to determine the best path forward.”