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28 Feb, 2013, 13:53 ET NJHA/United Hospital Fund Distributes $208,000 to N.J. Healthcare Workers Impacted by Sandy

The New Jersey Hospital Association, working with the New York-based United Hospital Fund (www.uhfnyc.org), has distributed more than $208,000 from...


26 Feb, 2013, 15:33 ET NJHA: Governor's Decision to Expand Medicaid 'Tremendous News'

Statement from Betsy Ryan, President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association "Gov. Christie's decision to expand Medicaid is tremendous...


05 Feb, 2013, 14:09 ET N.J. Hospitals Provide $2.3 Billion in Community Benefits

New Jersey hospitals provided $2.3 billion in added benefits to their communities in 2011 above and beyond the healthcare services they provided to...


01 Feb, 2013, 10:13 ET NJHA Receives Federal Approval to Expand Promising Effort to Reduce Healthcare Costs

 The New Jersey Hospital Association has won federal approval to expand an innovative program designed to improve healthcare efficiency and...


25 Jan, 2013, 12:15 ET NJHA Presents Awards for Commitment to Healthcare

Several individuals and organizations were honored today at the 94th Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) at the Hyatt...


25 Jan, 2013, 12:07 ET NJHA Names Coyle New Board Chairman at 94th Annual Meeting

Joseph P. Coyle of Cedar Run, president and CEO of Southern Ocean Medical Center, Meridian Health, today was installed as chairman of the board of...


20 Dec, 2012, 10:10 ET Report: N.J. Hospital Gains in Operational Performance Offset by Pension Needs and Market Volatility

 New Jersey hospitals saw a slight increase in their statewide operating margins for year-end 2011, only to have the benefit of those...


13 Nov, 2012, 15:32 ET NJHA Honors Assemblyman Conaway for Commitment to Healthcare

 The New Jersey Hospital Association presented its 2012 Legislator of the Year award to Assemblyman Herb Conaway (D-Delanco) yesterday during...


24 Oct, 2012, 11:38 ET Report: Hospitals Contribute $19.5 Billion to N.J. Economy

Plus, a Reliable Source of Jobs with 140,000 Employees Statewide         New Jersey hospitals...


10 Oct, 2012, 12:33 ET NJHA Awards 3 N.J. Residents Health Career Scholarships

Martha Bello of Paterson, Lisa Modirian of Mendham and Catherine Suarez of Gibbstown yesterday were awarded $2,000 scholarships from the Health...


03 Oct, 2012, 13:44 ET Working Together to Make Healthcare Better: New Web Site Offers Resources for N.J. Patients, Providers

Working hand in hand with the national Partnership for Patients (PfP) initiative, the New Jersey Hospital Association has launched a New Jersey PfP...


24 Sep, 2012, 15:53 ET NJHA Expands Its Career Center By Joining the National Healthcare Career Network

The New Jersey Hospital Association has expanded its Career Center by giving its members access to the National Healthcare Career Network (NHCN),...


24 Sep, 2012, 14:50 ET New Third Edition Of Pocket Guide To Pressure Ulcers Helps Healthcare Organizations With Reporting Requirements

Beginning Oct. 1, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long term care hospitals and hospice facilities face new federal requirements to report data...


12 Sep, 2012, 11:43 ET New Report Finds That Potential Medicare Cuts Could Lead to Nearly 22,000 Jobs Lost in New Jersey

A new report found that more than 21,820 healthcare and related jobs could be lost in New Jersey by 2021 as a result of a 2 percent cut in Medicare...


04 Sep, 2012, 12:50 ET Hospitals Train Bilingual Staffers as Healthcare Interpreters to Better Serve New Jersey's Diverse Population

 New Jersey is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse states in the country. About 1 million residents are unable to speak English...


02 Jul, 2012, 09:50 ET New Jersey Hospital Association Launches RIPE (Reform Insurance Penalty Estimator) to Help Employers Forecast Insurance Penalties

     Included in the provisions of the recently upheld Affordable Care Act is the responsibility of large employers to not...


28 Jun, 2012, 11:50 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, Esq., NJHA President and CEO, on the Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act

"Today's Supreme Court ruling will allow the much-needed reform of our healthcare system to continue, and that's great news for uninsured Americans...


16 May, 2012, 11:27 ET NJHA's Ryan to Receive Distinguished Service Award

Elizabeth A. Ryan, Esq., president and CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association, has been selected to receive the American College of Healthcare...


09 May, 2012, 11:57 ET 2-Year Project Helps Reduce Non-Emergency Cases in Hospital EDs

Findings Could Deliver Better Care, Reduced Costs, Shorter Waits As the use of hospital emergency departments grows across New Jersey,...


30 Apr, 2012, 14:05 ET NJHA Healthcare Business Solutions Names Michael Guerriero VP of Business Development

NJHA Healthcare Business Solutions has welcomed Michael Guerriero as vice president of business development, NJHA President and CEO Betsy Ryan...


12 Apr, 2012, 10:56 ET NJHA Launches Consumer Web Site for Heart Failure Patients

 Heart failure is one of the leading causes for hospital readmissions, at a time of increasing emphasis on keeping patients' recoveries on...


26 Mar, 2012, 12:13 ET NJHA's Betsy Ryan Receives Garden State Woman of the Year Award

   Elizabeth Ryan, Esq., president and CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association, has been honored with the Garden State Woman of the...


15 Mar, 2012, 10:12 ET NJHA Develops Health Profiles for New Jersey's 21 Counties

 The New Jersey Hospital Association has developed comprehensive health profiles for each of New Jersey's 21 counties. The profiles...


27 Jan, 2012, 12:19 ET NJHA Presents Awards for Commitment to Healthcare

 Several individuals and organizations were honored today at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) at the...


27 Jan, 2012, 12:15 ET NJHA Names Meyers New Board Chair at 93rd Annual Meeting

Audrey Meyers, FACHE, of Ridgewood, president and CEO of Valley Health System, today was installed as board chair of the New Jersey Hospital...