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Apr 15, 2015, 15:28 ET

South Jersey Hospitals Launch Collaborative to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Services

Five major health systems in southern New Jersey, the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers have...

Apr 09, 2015, 13:54 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Five Major Health Systems and NJHA to Launch South Jersey Behavioral Health Innovation Collaborative

Five major health systems in southern New Jersey, the New Jersey Hospital Association and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers will be on...

Mar 31, 2015, 11:49 ET

Coalition Calls on Legislature to Hold Insurance Companies Accountable for Access to Care for All

The NJ Access to Care Coalition (NJACC), a coalition of physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers, is calling on the New Jersey...

Mar 26, 2015, 15:43 ET

NJHA Applauds Congressional Delegation Members for Supporting the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

The Following is a Statement from Elizabeth A. Ryan, Esq., President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association: On behalf of its members, the New...

Mar 19, 2015, 09:48 ET

NJHA Applauds Nomination of David J. Shulkin, MD, as Under Secretary for Health for the Department of Veterans Affairs

 "I can think of no better person than Dr. David Shulkin for the position as Under Secretary for Health for the Department of Veterans Affairs....

Feb 27, 2015, 11:17 ET

Hospital Associations Issue Joint Statement on New Jersey's FY 2016 Proposed Budget

 The following is a joint statement of the Hospital Alliance of New Jersey, the New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals, the New Jersey...

Feb 02, 2015, 13:15 ET
Report: N.J. Hospitals Provide $2.8 Billion in Community Benefits

Report: N.J. Hospitals Provide $2.8 Billion in Community Benefits

 New Jersey hospitals provided $2.8 billion in added benefits to their communities in 2013 above and beyond the healthcare services they...

Feb 02, 2015, 13:15 ET

Hospital Gainsharing Initiative Receives ACHE's 'Innovation Award'

The New Jersey Hospital Association and Applied Medical Software have received the "Innovation Award" from the American College of Healthcare...

Jan 30, 2015, 11:00 ET

NJHA Presents Annual 'Healthcare Leader' Awards

The New Jersey Hospital Association, the state's oldest and largest healthcare trade association, today held its annual awards program to honor...

Jan 30, 2015, 11:00 ET

NJHA Names Les Hirsch New Board Chairman at 96th Annual Meeting

 Leslie D. Hirsch, FACHE, of Denville, president and CEO of Saint Clare's Health System, today was installed as chairman of the board of the...

Dec 10, 2014, 10:56 ET
Report: N.J. Hospitals Contribute $21 Billion to N.J. Economy

Report: N.J. Hospitals Contribute $21 Billion to N.J. Economy

New Jersey hospitals continued to play key roles as strong contributors to New Jersey's economy and as healthcare safety nets by contributing...

Dec 02, 2014, 13:08 ET

Statement from Betsy Ryan, President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association, on New Federal Data and N.J. Hospitals' Efforts to Improve Patient Safety

"New Jersey hospitals are very proud to be part of the national success story in making hospital care safer for patients. The U.S. Department of...

Dec 01, 2014, 14:03 ET

N.J. Charity Care Claims Jumped by $26 Million in 2013

New Jersey hospitals delivered more than $1 billion in charity care services to state residents in need last year, an increase of $26 million,...

Oct 22, 2014, 15:39 ET

Statement from Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO, on Governor's Executive Order Establishing Ebola Virus Disease Joint Response Team

 "Hospitals, by their very nature, are prepared for all sorts of emergencies, including public health threats. Ebola is an unprecedented...

Oct 16, 2014, 13:55 ET

Statement from Betsy Ryan, President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association, on Ebola Preparedness in New Jersey Hospitals

 Let me take an opportunity to share some thoughts on Ebola. It's on all of our minds – and certainly has been at the top of every...

Sep 25, 2014, 14:06 ET

NJHA's Eicher Promoted to Vice President of Government Relations and Policy

Neal Eicher of Hamilton, Mercer County, has been promoted to vice president of government relations and policy for the New Jersey Hospital...

Sep 08, 2014, 11:27 ET

NJHA's Health Insurance Counselors Help Laid-off Casino Workers Sign Up for Coverage

The New Jersey Hospital Association's Certified Application Counselors (CACs) are in hard-hit Atlantic City helping laid-off casino employees sign...

Jul 24, 2014, 12:40 ET

Federal 'Innovations Exchange' Features N.J. Hospital Pilot Program

A consortium of 12 New Jersey hospitals achieved $113 million in healthcare savings under a pilot project that encourages hospitals and physicians...

May 13, 2014, 13:55 ET

Report: N.J. Hospital Quality Effort Averts 9,206 Adverse Events and $100 Million in Costs in 2013

 New Jersey hospitals participating in a nationwide quality and patient safety program have averted 9,206 adverse events for patients and more...

May 07, 2014, 13:43 ET

N.J. Efforts Mirror National Data in Improved Patient Safety, Reduced Readmissions

"New Jersey's experience mirrors what the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is reporting on a national level: Hospitals' quality...