Navigant plan would drive thousands of patients from Newark, Saint Michael’s study says
Newark's Saint Michael's Medical Center on Thursday issued a second report challenging the state-commissioned Navigant Consulting study that recommends three of the five hospitals in the Newark area, including Saint Michael's, cease operating as full-service hospitals and be converted to outpatient ambulatory/emergency care facilities.
Hackensack CEO Garrett on partnerships Ethical and cultural fit are as important as business connection
Hackensack University Health Network officials were in discussions with CVS Health about expanding their partnership involving Minute Clinics when the moment came that assured Hackensack CEO Robert C. Garrett he had found the right partner.
Incentives supporter Lesniak No more economic aid until Christie provides report
State Sen. Raymond Lesniak plans to introduce a bill that would call for a moratorium on the state's economic incentive programs until Gov. Chris Christie's administration produces a missing analytical report detailing their efficacy.
Report blasts health care billing methods as antiquated, frustrating
The U.S. health care industry's billing and payment system is a “horse-and-buggy in a world contemplating driverless cars,” according to a new report from the accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. Consumers are shouldering higher costs and they are frustrated by a system that still largely relies on paper and telephone...
SBA names state’s Small Business Person of the Year and Minority Small Business Person of the Year
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced its 2015 New Jersey Small Business Person of the Year and its 2015 New Jersey Minority Small Business Person of the Year on Thursday, celebrating two of the state's top entrepreneurs during National Small Business Week.
500K grant helps launch statewide program to combat asthma
A statewide program to combat asthma, which is estimated to affect about 300,000 New Jersey children, has been launched with a $500,000 grant from the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey to the Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey.
Small Business Week ALBUM AFICIONADO #8212 Lambert selling more than just music at his old-school record shop
It was a sunny Thursday afternoon at a time when you'd expect most people with the disposable income to collect records to be at work, even though — judging by the crowd of customers assembled at the Princeton Record Exchange — you might think it was a rainy Saturday afternoon.
U.S. job gains fall short of 200K benchmark for second straight month in April
The nation's hiring pace fell short of the 200,000-job mark in April, the second consecutive month it missed that benchmark, according to Roseland-based payroll and human resources company ADP.
State Senate Dems to Port Authority Make trans-Hudson commuters top priority
As the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey gets set to host a full-day forum Thursday on how to expand and develop its Hudson River transportation options over the next 50 years, Senate Democrats are calling on the bi-state agency to make expanding trans-Hudson capacity its top priority going forward.
Small Business Week C-H-O-C-O-L-A-T-E #8212 Nouveautes head enters B2C world with personalized candy concept
After working in various positions in the financial services industry, David Little decided he’d had enough of working for others. “I thought it’d be more fun to do my own thing,” Little said. It turned out to be a lot of everything.
Holy Name expanding successful Asian outreach efforts
Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck began reaching out to Korean-Americans in 2008, and is now building on its success by extending the program to Chinese-Americans and making future plans to serve the diverse ethnic communities in northern New Jersey.
CarePoint opening trio of women and children’s centers this month, starting today
CarePoint Health, which operates three hospitals in Hudson County, will officially open its new Comprehensive Women and Children's Center in Hoboken on Wednesday afternoon, and said it will open two additional women's and children's centers in Edgewater and Jersey City later this month.