Survey So far, efforts to control health costs have weak impact
With claims costs set to spike again, industry insiders are hoping long-term changes start showing encouraging signs in the near term.
Working to bring manufacturing jobs back to U.S. shores
Federal program aims to reward employers who work to reverse decades-long process of outsourcing jobs.
Guadagno touts SBA grant as key tool to get N.J. companies into exporting
Funding will go to training and marketing, in order to help New Jersey grow its base of small-business exporters.
Deals and Moves Sept. 26
Equipment rental acquisition, multifamily sale, solar installation.
South Jersey cardiology group agrees to insurer’s risk-based quality program
The AmeriHealth program is another step designed to reward doctors for keeping patients out of the ER — a particularly stubborn problem for patients with heart conditions.
Merge gives Archer Greiner higher profile in economic development sphere
Acquisition of Shrewsbury firm puts EDA board member on payroll, gives Nelson, Supko & Hanlon access to resources to create regional powerhouse.
Toys R Us joins others in seasonal hiring bump
Association spokesman says stores are excited to see last Christmas season where Amazon won’t charge sales taxes, and retailers are prepared to compete with online giant when it opens distribution centers here.
Study Biotech RD rose in 2011
The study found biotech companies spent an average of $50 million on research and development last year, up slightly from $47 million the year before.
Deals and Moves Sept. 25
Social games partnership, solar farm acquisition, office leases.
Newark welcomes first downtown hotel in nearly 40 years
Developer says he’s undeterred by NHL lockout, and is already seeing strong demand thanks to proximity to airport and train station.
Tech sector hopes Princeton president’s replacement continues to partner with business
Shirley M. Tilghman brought the right attitude to the campus, but there’s still more to do to put Princeton on par with elite research schools.
Survey New Jersey physicians active in changing care delivery
More than half of surveyed doctors are exploring integration with another health care organization, with primary-care doctors eager to work in hospitals or for larger groups.