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May 02, 2016, 11:58 ET NJHA CEO Ryan Honored as 2016 Cook Alumni Award Recipient

Betsy Ryan, Esq., president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey Hospital Association, was honored with the George H. Cook Alumni Award,...


Apr 21, 2016, 14:41 ET N.J.'s Healthcare Leaders Hold Summit on Key Challenges

 Members of New Jersey's various healthcare communities – hospitals, health plans, physicians and life sciences – gathered...


Apr 18, 2016, 14:54 ET Report: Transformation Of N.J. Behavioral Health System Possible, Necessary

 A first-of-its-kind analysis of the mental health and substance use disorder treatment systems in southern New Jersey shows that while...


Apr 14, 2016, 15:06 ET Hon. Patrick J. Kennedy to Keynote First-Year Findings of Collaborative

WHAT: Presentation of results from first-year analysis of southern New Jersey's behavioral health and substance use disorder systems by the South...


Feb 16, 2016, 15:42 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association, President and CEO, on Gov. Christie's FY 2017 Budget Proposal

"For the healthcare community, there are things to like in this budget proposal, as well as areas of concern. We applaud the Governor's proposed...


Feb 15, 2016, 10:30 ET Report: Nursing Homes Major Players in N.J. Economy

 Nearly 56,000 people were employed by New Jersey nursing homes in 2013, contributing $116 million in state income taxes and earning $2.1...


Jan 29, 2016, 12:34 ET NJHA Confirms Les Hirsch as Chairman at 97th Annual Meeting

Leslie D. Hirsch, FACHE, of Denville, president of Saint Peter's Healthcare System, today was reinstalled as chairman of the Board of the New...


Jan 29, 2016, 12:32 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...


Dec 21, 2015, 12:32 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO, on NJHA's Support of S-3299/A-4903

The New Jersey Hospital Association Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to support S-3299/A-4903, a bill that would establish a community...


Dec 21, 2015, 12:32 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO, on NJHA's Support of S-3299/A-4903

The New Jersey Hospital Association Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to support S-3299/A-4903, a bill that would establish a community...


Dec 07, 2015, 16:44 ET Statement from Betsy Ryan, President and CEO New Jersey Hospital Association on Proposed Legislation on Not-for-Profit Hospital Tax-Exemptions

 "We're still reviewing the bill introduced today by Senate President Sweeney, but we've enjoyed a good constructive dialogue with the Senate...


Dec 07, 2015, 16:44 ET Statement from Betsy Ryan, President and CEO New Jersey Hospital Association on Proposed Legislation on Not-for-Profit Hospital Tax-Exemptions

 "We're still reviewing the bill introduced today by Senate President Sweeney, but we've enjoyed a good constructive dialogue with the Senate...


Dec 04, 2015, 13:44 ET EY Report Examines Economic and Community Benefit Contributions of New Jersey's Not-for-Profit Hospitals

New Jersey's not-for-profit hospitals provided $2.4 billion in community benefit in 2013, accounting for 13.4 percent of their total hospital...


Dec 04, 2015, 13:44 ET EY Report Examines Economic and Community Benefit Contributions of New Jersey's Not-for-Profit Hospitals

New Jersey's not-for-profit hospitals provided $2.4 billion in community benefit in 2013, accounting for 13.4 percent of their total hospital...


Nov 19, 2015, 12:49 ET NJHA and N.J. Council of Teaching Hospitals Announce Transition Plan

 The New Jersey Hospital Association and the New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals announced today that they have approved an agreement to...


Nov 09, 2015, 13:31 ET A New Mission for Veterans

New Jersey is home to more than 428,000 veterans. For many of them, access to healthcare is a significant issue. Nearly 19,200 N.J. veterans lack...


Nov 04, 2015, 09:02 ET NJHA Names Karen Ali as General Counsel

The New Jersey Hospital Association has named Karen S. Ali, Esq., as its general counsel, NJHA President and CEO Betsy Ryan announced. As general...


Sep 25, 2015, 14:34 ET N.J. Hospital Quality Initiative Averts 13,730 Cases of Harm, $120 Million in Costs

 More than 13,730 cases of patient harm averted and $120 million in healthcare cost savings. Those are the final results of a three-year...


Jun 22, 2015, 13:59 ET NJHA Receives 'Freedom Award' for Support of New Jersey's National Guard and Reservists

The New Jersey Hospital Association was presented a Freedom Award from the New Jersey Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for its...


May 11, 2015, 14:56 ET NJHA Launches Initiative to Help Physicians Adapt During Time of Transition in Healthcare

The New Jersey Hospital Association has partnered with The Leadership Development Group to launch the Applied Physician Leadership Academy©, a...


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....