Healthcare Quality Strategies Inc. and Healthcare Quality Professionals of New Jersey on Friday sponsored a daylong conference to share safe injection practices with health care professionals, saying a failure to use best practices has led to recent cases of blood-borne infections.
Capital Health confirmed it has filed papers with the state to close its perinatal center at its Regional Medical Center in Trenton, which the hospital previously had agreed to keep in the city for 10 years.
In a move to close the gap between clinical health care research and biomedical engineering education in New Jersey's growing medical field, Hackensack University Medical Center has signed an affiliation agreement with Stevens Institute of Technology, in Hoboken.
New Jersey employers enrolled in large- and small-group health insurance plans will receive a share of $7.5 million in reimbursements from insurers that failed to spend at least 85 percent of premiums on medical care and quality in 2011, according to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Read More »
While the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that pharmaceutical sales representatives are not entitled to overtime pay is a win for New Jersey's drugmakers, an employment expert said the ruling could have broader impacts on how pharma companies make sales, and which employees are subject to federal overtime laws.
It is not often that a high school sophomore, a "rock star" neurosurgeon and home care nurses share the same stage, but today, health care stakeholders were honored at the sixth annual Healthcare Heroes award ceremony.
The second of two ownership takeovers by LHP Hospital Group and Hackensack University Health Network was confirmed Friday, as Department of Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary O'Dowd approved the joint venture's certificate of need to transfer ownership of Mountainside Hospital.Read More »
With increasing demand for advanced patient-monitoring procedures and electronic health records placing a strain on the nation's existing health care networks, hospitals, physicians, clinics and insurance providers will spend more than $69 billion nationwide on new telecommunications services over the next six years, according to a...