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Four N.J. hospitals among nation’s ‘Most Connected,’ U.S. News says

The list includes Hackensack University Medical Center, Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, and St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick. “HackensackUMC is honored to be listed among the Most Connected Hospitals in America,” said Robert Garrett, CEO and president, Hackensack University Health Network. “In today’s health care industry, technology has never been ...

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Unique Photo names third-generation family member to run company

The Fairfield-based retailer said in a news release that Sweetwood is the third generation of family members to run the company. He replaced Matt Sweetwood, who left the company to pursue other opportunities. Jonathan Sweetwood has been the company’s CEO for the past 25 years and will continue in that role. Alexander Sweetwood most recently ...

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Fairfield digital imaging services firm buys Mass. company

Buyers Laboratory LLC, which provides test-based analytical information to the digital imaging industry, has purchased InfoTrends, a market analysis and advisory firm, from owner Questex LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We’ve long held that BLI and InfoTrends are highly complementary businesses with a shared focus on the global digital imaging industry,” Gerry ...

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Investment firm buys Woodcliff Lake software company

Clearlake Capital Group L.P. did not disclose financial terms of the deal for the provider of enterprise solutions, from mainframe support to cloud computing. “We are really looking forward to partnering with Clearlake to continue to grow the company, both organically and through acquisition,” Lonne Jaffe, Syncsort’s CEO, said in a prepared statement. “Clearlake’s proven ...

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Hospitals turn to robotics to improve surgeries

Sure, it might be a stretch to say that one has anything to do with the other. But it doesn’t change the fact that technology has continued to invade the health care industry and transform several aspects of care — all focusing on keeping up with today’s on-the-go individuals and tech-savvy millennials. For instance, Meridian ...

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The app docs ‘don’t know they need’

So three New Jersey doctors got together to create MedXCom — a startup company that launched an app in 2010 to help doctors keep up with their technology-savvy patients and simultaneously remain HIPAA-compliant. “Physicians don’t even know they need it at this point,” CEO Henry Kane said, explaining just how robust the app is. The ...

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Risk solutions firm names customer service SVP

The Secaucus-based company said in a news release that it has hired Paul Zymba, who had previously served as an executive with technology companies Mendix and Veracode. “As Rsam continues to grow and increase market share rapidly, we are not only investing in our product, but also investing in our customer services organization,” Vivek Shivananda, ...

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ORBCOMM to acquire Skillman-based WAM Technologies

WAM is a provider of remote wireless management and control solutions for ocean transport refrigerated containers and related equipment. The acquisition will strengthen ORBCOMM’s cold chain monitoring solutions. ORBCOMM currently provides Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things solutions. “WAM is a natural addition to ORBCOMM’s offerings. They are a leader in refrigerated sea container telematics supporting ...

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Now hear this Here’s how you stay out of trouble

Karen Kessler didn’t bat an eye when she told the hundreds of women (and the handful of men) attending the event that she didn’t want to meet with any of them in her office. “My intention today is to scare you all,” she said. She succeeded. That’s because those who visit Kessler at Evergreen Partners ...

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