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2014-09-25 16:26:11

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neal Eicher of Hamilton, Mercer County, has been promoted to vice president of government relations and policy for the New Jersey Hospital Association. In his new role, Eicher will lead NJHA's state policy development and advocacy efforts in Trenton. He first joined NJHA in 2008 as a policy analyst and was promoted to director in 2013. Prior to joining NJHA, Eicher served as chief of staff for former state Sen. Ellen...

2014-09-17 08:30:18

New Jersey Hospital Association, Medical Society of New Jersey, Healthcare Financial Management Association to Sponsor High-Level Forum in October MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP (MDM&C), today announced that it will serve as host for "Show Me the Money: Capturing the Benefits and Avoiding the Risks of Healthcare Reform," a one-day conference scheduled for October 30, 2014 that will examine delivery...

2014-09-08 12:29:18

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Hospital Association's Certified Application Counselors (CACs) are in hard-hit Atlantic City helping laid-off casino employees sign up for healthcare coverage through the Affordable Care Act. The Showboat and Revel casinos closed early this month, leaving more than 4,000 employees without work. When the Trump Plaza closes Sept. 16, that number will jump to over 6,000. NJHA's CACs, as well as navigators from...

2014-08-18 23:03:58

Designation recognizes achievements in one or more healthcare-acquired quality measures Pompton Plains, NJ (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The New Jersey Hospital Association announced that Chilton Medical Center has achieved Mentor Status for its work in the Partnership for Patients – New Jersey initiative. Mentor status means that Chilton Medical Center received the highest score in one or more of the healthcare-acquired conditions being measured by Partnership for Patients – New Jersey....

2014-05-13 16:27:46

PRINCETON, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey hospitals participating in a nationwide quality and patient safety program have averted 9,206 adverse events for patients and more than $100 million in added healthcare costs in 2013, according to new data from the Partnership for Patients-New Jersey initiative. Those results are attributable to reduced rates in 13 so-called "hospital acquired conditions," or complications that can arise during a hospital stay - things such...

2014-05-08 23:05:09

VNA Health Group, the lead agency for the Central New Jersey Care Transitions Program (CNJCTP), is presenting at the New Jersey Hospital Association’s Readmissions and Improving Transitions of Care conference on May 8, 2014. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 VNA Health Group, the lead agency for the Central New Jersey Care Transitions Program (CNJCTP), is presenting at the New Jersey Hospital Association’s Readmissions and Improving Transitions of Care conference on May 8, 2014. The CNJCTP is a...

2014-03-06 12:28:11

PRINCETON, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey hospitals provided $2.58 billion in added benefits to their communities in 2012 above and beyond the healthcare services they provided to their patients, according to a new report from the New Jersey Hospital Association. The total includes the value of free and discounted care for the poor, uninsured and senior citizens; community health offerings like immunization clinics and other wellness programs; education for future...

2014-01-24 12:23:18

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several individuals and organizations were honored today at the 95(th) Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) at the Hyatt Regency Princeton. NJHA Healthcare Leader Awards The 2014 Distinguished Service Award was presented to Robert P. Wise of Lebanon, president and CEO of Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington. Wise was honored for his more than 20 years of service, leadership and commitment to the...


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