Health Care

Sweating Sandy’s impact as hospitals submit data

As part of health care reform, hospitals will be increasingly reimbursed — and penalized — based on data submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for things like rehospitalization, patient satisfaction and proper discharge protocols and follow-ups. These quality measurements, called value-based purchasing, are being...

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Hackensack UMC, TerraCycle announce partnership

Hackensack University Medical Center announced Wednesday it will partner with recycling pioneer TerraCycle, of Princeton, to convert difficult-to-recycle items such as keyboards and mice, diaper packaging, chip bags, and writing utensils into eco-friendly consumer products and industrial applications.

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Cancer Genetics closes IPO

Rutherford-based Cancer Genetics Inc., a diagnostics company focused on developing genomic-based oncology tests and services, today announced it has closed its initial public offering of 690,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $10 per share.

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Cooper to acquire stake in AmeriHealth NJ

Cooper University Health Care is acquiring a 20 percent interest in AmeriHealth New Jersey, with the option to purchase additional equity at a later time, in a bid to offer new health plan options for employers and consumers, the companies announced today.

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