Health Care

Gov. Phil Murphy
Mar 2, 2022

Murphy extends booster deadline for health workers to April

“This executive order ensures that our COVID-19 vaccination requirements for covered workers in medical and high-risk congregate settings are able to properly keep themselves and those whom they care for safe,” the governor said in a statement accompanying the order.

Mar 2, 2022

Hackensack UMC earns record certification

To earn the distinction, the center underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review by a Joint Commission team.

Mar 2, 2022

Cambrex expands biopharmaceutical testing business

The East Rutherford-based company said the move includes 11 additional cGMP laboratories at its Durham, N.C., facility and a broadening of its service offerings for large molecule and viral/cell-based therapeutics.

Academy Orthopedics opens the doors at its new office in Wayne in the beginning of 2022.
Mar 2, 2022

Academy Orthopedics opens doors in Wayne

The office's group of surgeons also serve as team physicians for Seton Hall and Montclair State universities.

Mar 2, 2022

CarePlus NJ gets $525K from NJDOL for Pathways to Recovery program

The organization was awarded a one-year $525,000 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development grant to launch the initiative for adults impacted by the opioid epidemic in northern New Jersey.

A cannabis leaf.
Mar 2, 2022

2 NJ outlets partner on medicinal cannabis program

Bennabis Health and Harmony Dispensary launched a discount program for eligible patients.

Barry H. Ostrowsky, president and CEO, RWJBarnabas Health.
Mar 1, 2022

RWJBarnabas CEO Ostrowsky to retire

After leading RWJBarnabas Health for more than 30 years, Barry Ostrowsky has announced his retirement.

Dr. Parag Patel,chief of cardiology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, joins members of the hospital’s executive team and Cardiology Diagnostic Testing Department to cut the ribbon on the hospital’s new Cardiology Diagnostic Testing Department.
Feb 28, 2022

RWJUH Somerset’s Cardiac Diagnostic Testing Department gets new digs

The unit's renovated 10,000-square-foot space has updated features, and equipment.

Atlantic City boardwalk with several casinos in the foreground.
Feb 24, 2022

Report: Casino smoking ban could cost 2,500 jobs, have major hit to revenue (updated)

According to Joe Lupo, president of Hard Rock Atlantic City and of the Casino Association of New Jersey - the latter of which commissioned the study - said visitation to the seaside resort is already at a 20-year low, while the workforce is half of what it was in 2003.

Feb 24, 2022

Neal rejoins BD as chief people officer

Shana Neal served in leadership roles with the Franklin Lakes medical technical company from 2005 to 2018.

International Womens Day. Vector seamless pattern with women faces. Design element.
Feb 23, 2022

Organon reports $6.3B in revenue in year one

The women's health- and biosimilar-focused Merck spinoff, which is based in Jersey City, has a portfolio of more than 60 medicines and products, a global footprint with commercial capabilities, and approximately 9,500 employees.

Monmouth Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus President and CEO Eric Carney, right, and Sheldon Vogel gather in the entrance foyer to the Anne Vogel Family Care and Wellness Center in Eatontown. Vogel gave a $10 million naming gift to the facility that was announced in February 2022.
Feb 22, 2022

Former Atlantic Records exec gifts $10M to Monmouth Medical Center

Set to debut next month, the facility's new outpatient offering at the Monmouth Mall will be named The Anne Vogel Family Care and Wellness Center.