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Sep 18, 2012

Survey gives N.J. court system poor grade, but small firms appreciate mediation

Lengthy class-action and product liability cases are a drag on big employers, say advocates, but smaller companies can find legal savings, and avoid settlements, in public mediation.

Sep 18, 2012

East Brunswick firm adds tablets to its arsenal

The devices are improving internal operations, but also have been useful in improving interaction between employees and customers.

Sep 18, 2012

Deals and Moves Sept. 18

Office opening, human resources contract, acquisition financing.

Sep 17, 2012

Nursing union reports concerns at Meadowlands Regional Medical Center

Nearly a year after first raising concerns about patient care at Meadowlands Regional Medical Center, the Health Professionals and Allied Employees Union has issued a white paper calling again for the state to implement a patient care monitor at the hospital.

Sep 17, 2012

Lourdes partners with outpatient surgery center to expand its reach

The system says the joint venture is “where the business is now” as more patients seek care at outpatient facilities, as opposed to hospitals.

Sep 17, 2012

QualCare spinoff looks to capitalize on ACO experience

The state’s largest provider-sponsored health management organization is using its experience forming accountable-care organizations to launch a spinoff business.

Sep 17, 2012

Smart growth group defends transit hub incentive in wake of critical report

New Jersey Future says the Urban Transit Hub incentive shouldn’t be measured by workers riding the train every day, but by its ability to reverse decades of policy that promoted development in suburban areas without transit service.

Sep 17, 2012

Deals and Moves Sept. 17

Telecommunications contract, industrial acquisition approval, insurance merger announcement.

Sep 16, 2012

Podcast NJBIZ Briefcase 045 – Iron

Hospitals get pickier about hiring nurses; generic drugmakers are dealt a setback by the courts; and the brothers behind Ironstate reveal their growth blueprint. Those stories and more on NJBIZ Briefcase - Episode 045: Iron.

Sep 14, 2012

Bill fostering business-academic ties advances

A Senate committee moves forward a bill to create ties between the business and university communities.

Sep 14, 2012

Reality TV bill would prevent N.J. towns from creating a ‘Situation’

An assemblyman plans to introduce legislation that would attempt to regulate reality TV show production in Garden State towns.

Sep 14, 2012

Juniper sells 106.5M senior housing portfolio to meet aging demand

A Bloomfield senior facilities operator sells a seven-property housing portfolio for $106.5 million to meet baby boomer demand.