The burden for accepting patients who have been hospitalized remains with family members.
Government grant will enable university to collect DNA samples in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.
Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz talks about Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST), which allows terminally ill patients to decide on treatments with their doctors.
The state has six months to iron out the details of its insurance exchange -- and qualify for $5 million in federal grants.
NJToday's Mike Schneider sat down with Dr. Jay Tischfield, Director of the Human Genetics Institute at Rutgers University, to discuss the study.
Aided by volunteers, James McCracken, Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly, protects and befriends residents of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities.
‘Physician Orders’ ensures that patients’ end-of-life wishes are honored.
Policy advisors outline progress in NJ efforts to obtain waiver.
Keeping recently discharged patients from winding up back in a hospital bed is smart medicine -- and could save NJ hospitals millions of dollars annually.
On average, NJ employers will see rate climb 6.9 percent in 2012.