Health Care

Aug 28, 2013

Van Dyk Health Care Inc. hires medical director

Vyn Dyk Health Care Inc. announced today it has hired Dr. Marc Morresi as medical director for its Montclair office. Morresi maintains his own practice in Bloomfield.

Aug 28, 2013

Regado closes IPO

Regado Biosciences Inc., in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards, announced Tuesday it has closed its initial public offering.

Aug 26, 2013

Bancroft names new chief development officer

Haddonfield-based Bancroft, a not-for-profit provider of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, announced it has named Michelle Gollapalli chief development officer. Gollapalli will focus on development, admissions and marketing communications efforts.

Aug 23, 2013

Helping businesses make sense of health reform, future of employee coverage

The MidJersey Chamber of Commerce will explore the future of health care while helping businesses figure out how to comply with the Affordable Care Act during a daylong conference Sept. 10 in New Brunswick.

Aug 23, 2013

Regado announces IPO pricing

Regado Biosciences Inc., in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards, announced this week the pricing for its initial public offering. The shares began trading on Nasdaq on Thursday under the ticker symbol RGDO.

Aug 23, 2013

The right niche helping Tris grow as pharma industry consolidates

Ketan Mehta founded Tris Pharma in the basement of his Cranbury home 13 years ago. Now, he's projecting $100 million in revenues this year as his company grows in an industry that's mostly consolidating.

Aug 22, 2013

New Advaxis CEO ready to help small biotech make waves in orphan drug market

Daniel J. O'Connor said promising technology and first-rate personnel is what attracted him to joining Princeton biotech Advaxis Inc. in January. So when O'Connor was named CEO Tuesday seven months after joining the company as a vice president, he was grateful for the board of directors' endorsement.

Aug 22, 2013

Biggest hospital systems say expansion is critical as ACA changes landscape

Two years ago, the Hackensack University Medical Center system had revenues of about $1.1 billion.
But that wasn't enough for CEO Robert Garrett, who saw an opportunity to cement its leadership role and a need to expand to survive changes in the 2010 health care reform law.

Aug 22, 2013

Critics Big hospitals mean bigger costs to consumers

Critics of major hospital mergers say they have a history of driving up health care costs, as big health systems use their marketplace leverage to get higher rates from insurers.

Aug 21, 2013

Elder care agency offers specialized training in dementia

Working with patients who have dementia or Alzheimer's disease is one of the toughest parts of the job at Sage Eldercare, an agency serving the elderly in Union, Essex, Morris and Somerset counties, said Deanna Butters, director of the adult day program at Sage.

Aug 21, 2013

Two Central Jersey specialized hospitals announce merger

The two specialized hospitals that provide long-term acute care have merged to create the expanded and renamed Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey, a hospital-within-a-hospital that has now doubled in size to 50 beds on two floors within Kimball Medical Center, in Lakewood.

Aug 21, 2013

BioReference acquires Edge assets

New Jersey research company BioReference Laboratories Inc. has agreed to acquire assets of Edge BioSystems, including its laboratory and genetic sequencing services business in Gaithersburg, Md.