Meadowlands spokesman defends company’s turnaround of troubled hospital
A spokesman for Meadowlands Hospital and Medical Center said focusing on financial bureaucracy, and not patient outcomes, is part of a campaign to ignore the hospital’s “record of turning around a hospital with a sorry legacy to one that has had a storied turnaround by any measurement.”
Derma Sciences announces rights agreement with Korean company
Derma Sciences Inc., a medical device and pharmaceutical company focused on advanced wound care, announced today it has signed a long-term exclusive global rights agreement with New Cast Industries Co. Ltd., of Korea.
Actavis seeks approval for generic AndroGel product
Generic drug developer Actavis Inc., of Parsippany, today announced it has filed an abbreviated new drug application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking approval to market a generic version of AbbVie Inc.'s AndroGel.
4.5M tax lien, property sale raise eyebrows among union, lawmakers
Concerns about the financial stability of Meadowlands Hospital and Medical Center are again being raised by lawmakers and the nursing union at the hospital.
Companies partner to offer mobile health communication
Assurance Wireless, of Warren, a federal lifeline assistance program for wireless phone service, on Wednesday announced a partnership with Gold Mobile, a mobile health care solutions provider in Clark, to deliver services to improve provider/patient communication.
More than 600K in N.J. will qualify for health insurance tax credits, report says
More than 610,000 low- and middle-income New Jersey residents will be eligible in 2014 for new health insurance premium tax credits to help them pay for health coverage, according to a report released today by Families USA.
New emergency department welcomes first patients in Newark
Beginning at 7 a.m. today, the patients and staff at St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark had more space than usual to begin the healing process.
BD gets approval for generic injectable drugs
Franklin Lakes-based medical technology company BD announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its first drug to be offered in the just-launched BD Simplist line of prefilled generic injectables.
TCNJ’s interim provost headed to Oregon
New Jersey's loss is Oregon's gain. Susan Bakewell-Sachs has announced she will step down in June from her roles as director of the New Jersey Nursing Initiative and interim provost of The College of New Jersey to become dean of nursing at the Oregon Health and Science University, in Portland.
Cantel Medical acquires Siemens business unit
Little Falls-based Cantel Medical Corp., through a subsidiary, announced today the acquisition of the hemodialysis water business from Siemens’ Water Technologies.
Actavis announces settlement with AstraZeneca over generic drug
Specialty pharmaceutical company Actavis Inc., of Parsippany, announced today it has reached a settlement agreement with AstraZeneca resolving outstanding patent litigation.
In New Jersey, running a kids’ hospital is no child’s play
The geographically tiny state of New Jersey is home to one of the highest concentrations of children's hospitals in the nation, which means executives are constantly thinking about how to draw in patients and stand out in a crowded market.