Health Care

Aug 13, 2012

UMDNJ expanding successful veteran out reach to job training

Jobs4Vets will provide training to former service personnel in needed areas like site cleanups and construction safety.

Aug 10, 2012

Attorney warns of more regulations on medical device-makers following JJ complaint case

It may become much harder for companies to get lawsuits dismissed following the decision, according to the attorney.

Aug 10, 2012

Health regulations may save 9B with electronic fund transfers

The regulations are designed to continue encouraging physicians to move away from paper records into the digital age.

Aug 9, 2012

Christie actions to approve hub funds, veto hospital disclosures praised by industries

Development community cheers expanded tax credits, while industry group notes transparency requirement could have kept for-profit hospital operators out of the state.

Aug 8, 2012

Horizon joins multistate network in expanding Medicare Advantage offering

The state’s largest insurer is convinced it can make waves in a crowded pool that includes heavyweights like Aetna and United.

Aug 8, 2012

Tax break for specialized biotechs would have limited, but welcome, impact on N.J.

BioNJ president likens the credit to the $1 billion federal biotech program of 2010, though said fewer New Jersey companies would qualify, as the incentive targets a smaller field — companies that make chemicals from renewable sources.

Aug 6, 2012

Amneal aims to hire N.J.’s Big Pharma layoffs

The maker of generics will invest some $40 million in New Jersey as it steps up its R&D and manufacturing operations across the country.

Aug 6, 2012

Biotech companies, jobs increase, but money tight

Financial worries loom increasingly large in this pivotal sector of the economy, but a survey of BioNJ members shows the industry is continuing to grow.

Aug 3, 2012

Ascension takeover bid for St. Joseph’s falls apart

The breakup means Ascension also loses out on St. Mary's Hospital, the acquisition of which was contingent upon a deal with St. Joseph's.

Jul 25, 2012

IPO climate remains a challenge for N.J. biotechs

While the federal JOBS Act has made it easier for biotech companies to go public, the head of the state's biotech group said the outcome of Morristown-based Durata Therapeutics' initial public offering last week is giving...

Jul 24, 2012

Physician group warns costs of digital records may threaten solo practices

While the New Jersey Health Information Technology Extension Center has reached a milestone in getting primary-care physicians to implement electronic health record systems, the head of a physicians group said increasing costs could halt further adoption in the state.

Jul 19, 2012

Christie signs bill that will lead to private provider expansion

Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill today that's expected to lead to an expansion in services for addiction treatment providers.