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Financial Carrots Dangled to Spur Supermarket Development
Beth Fitzgerald | April 2, 2012 | Healthcare
NJ Program Aims to Keep Seniors Out of Nursing Homes
Beth Fitzgerald | April 2, 2012 | Healthcare
Sen. Vitale Has a Plan (or Two) Ready if Supreme Court Sinks Federal Healthcare Reform
Beth Fitzgerald | March 29, 2012 | Healthcare
With or without the ACA, senator believes he can cover state's million-plus uninsured
Research on NJ Children Could Help Nation Battle Obesity
Beth Fitzgerald | March 28, 2012 | Healthcare
Rutgers team will follow city children to see how changes affect their health.
NJ Training Nurses as Educators of Future Nurses
Beth Fitzgerald | March 27, 2012 | Healthcare
State’s Nursing Initiative helps nurses pursue advanced degrees to fill faculty ranks.
Loan Initiative Lures Clinicians to Practice, Stay in Jersey
Beth Fitzgerald | March 26, 2012 | Healthcare
NJ program helps doctors and dentists who work in underserved areas pay off student loans.
Christie Courts Mandatory Treatment for Drug Offenders
Beth Fitzgerald | March 23, 2012 | Healthcare
All nonviolent drug users could be ordered to compulsory drug court instead of prison
NJ Awards Grants to HIV/AIDS Clinics Providing Full Menu of Care
Beth Fitzgerald | March 22, 2012 | Healthcare
Trenton center singled out for comprehensive 'health home' approach to testing and treatment.
Tax Forms Offer 'Check-Offs' to Support Cancer Research
Beth Fitzgerald | March 21, 2012 | Healthcare
As budgets are squeezed, every donation from refund checks aids research by NJ scientists.
2011 Hospital Performance Report Pinpoints Strengths, Shortcomings
Beth Fitzgerald | March 20, 2012 | Healthcare
Data reveals how NJ hospitals compare with peers, measure up against national standards.
Cities a Test Kitchen for Fighting Childhood Obesity
Beth Fitzgerald | March 20, 2012 | Healthcare
NJ Partnership for Healthy Kids is helping transform five cities into healthy communities.
New Jersey Health Exchange Bill Is on Its Way to the Governor's Desk
Beth Fitzgerald | March 16, 2012 | Healthcare
Debates and controversies continue -- even after legislation passes both houses.
Paying Orthopedic Doctors for 'Episodes of Care'
Beth Fitzgerald | March 15, 2012 | Healthcare
Horizon pioneers program that would bundle fees for joint replacements
Spotlight Podcast: Health Insurance Exchange Act
Beth Fitzgerald | March 15, 2012 | Healthcare, Podcasts
A seemingly straightforward bill proves surprisingly controversial.
Decision Time: Health Insurance Exchange Act Comes Up for Vote
Beth Fitzgerald | March 14, 2012 | Healthcare
Even if controversial law passes, it won't mean an end to the questions.
NJ Ethics Committees Mediate Crucial End-Of-Life Decisions
Beth Fitzgerald | March 13, 2012 | Healthcare
Nursing homes encouraged to seek help with medical, moral choices.
Giving Site Makes It Easier to Volunteer for Health Charities
Beth Fitzgerald | March 13, 2012 | Healthcare
Community Health Charities helps companies plug in to opportunities with Volunteers Matter 365
NJ Lawmaker Pushes Tobacco Tax Hike
Beth Fitzgerald | March 12, 2012 | Healthcare
Measure would direct extra revenue to efforts to deter smoking.
Bill Seeks Financial Transparency for All NJ Hospitals
Beth Fitzgerald | March 9, 2012 | Healthcare
For-profit and nonprofit hospitals alike would be held to same standards.
HIV Awareness Group Rolls Out 'Keep It 100' Ads in NJ
Beth Fitzgerald | March 8, 2012 | Healthcare
Iris House's campaign uses phone app to send message to young African American men.
Assembly Bill Would Help Neighbors Grow Old Together
Beth Fitzgerald | March 5, 2012 | Healthcare
NJ lawmaker seeks financial support for services in naturally occurring retirement communities.
Getting Over the 'Ick' Factor: Colonoscopies Save Lives
Beth Fitzgerald | March 2, 2012 | Healthcare
NJ doctors say screening is worth a pound of cure as study finds cancer screening cuts death risk in half.
Lacking Medicaid Waiver, NJ Postpones Overhaul of Long-Term Care
Beth Fitzgerald | March 1, 2012 | Healthcare
Officials assure Assembly Budget Committee lost of anticipated savings won't lead to cuts.
NJ Hopes to Pilot ‘Multi-Payer’ Coordinated Care Initiative
Beth Fitzgerald | February 29, 2012 | Healthcare
Program would pair Medicare and commercial insurers, helping doctors fund medical homes.
NJ Poised to Vote on Health Insurance Exchange
Beth Fitzgerald | February 28, 2012 | Healthcare
Senate committee approves bill creating online marketplace for health coverage.
UMDNJ Researcher Working on Blood Test to Detect Parkinson’s
Beth Fitzgerald | February 28, 2012 | Healthcare
Results of simple blood test on small sample group holds promise for early diagnosis.
Senate Hears Bill on Health Insurance Exchange
Beth Fitzgerald | February 27, 2012 | Healthcare
State insurers line up in opposition, saying measure would squelch competition.
Rutgers Researcher: Stigma of Fat Can Harm Health
Beth Fitzgerald | February 23, 2012 | Healthcare
Study examines the biological impact of weight and cell aging.
NJ Insurers Tie Doctors’ Payments to Quality of Care
Beth Fitzgerald | February 23, 2012 | Healthcare
New models are being piloted with incentives for improving, coordinating healthcare.
Reorganization, Restructuring, and Reallocation: Christie's Proposed Health Budget
Beth Fitzgerald | February 22, 2012 | Budget, Healthcare
Among the initiatives: a shift from institutional to community-based care, a major overhaul of state health services, and a redistribution of current funding.
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