News from new jersey hospital association (njha) A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

( NYSE:FE)

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...

Mar 20, 2014, 10:48 ET

NJHA's Institute for Quality and Patient Safety Receives Quality and Safety Award from New Jersey Emergency Nurses Association

The New Jersey Hospital Association's Institute for Quality and Patient Safety received the 2013 Quality and Safety Award from the New Jersey...

Mar 06, 2014, 11:55 ET

N.J. Hospitals Provide Nearly $2.6 Billion in Community Benefits

New Jersey hospitals provided $2.58 billion in added benefits to their communities in 2012 above and beyond the healthcare services they provided...

Mar 03, 2014, 11:23 ET

Statement by Betsy Ryan President and CEO on Leapfrog Data on Early Elective Deliveries

"New Jersey – as a state and as a community of healthcare providers – has devoted a great deal of attention to reducing early elective...

Jan 30, 2014, 14:16 ET

NJHA Launches Health and Wellness Web Site

New Jersey spent $2.2 billion in 2008 on obesity-related illnesses such as heart disease, high cholesterol, diabetes and arthritis, according to...

Jan 29, 2014, 14:24 ET

NJHA Receives March of Dimes Grant to Improve Birth Outcomes

The Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey (HRET), a nonprofit affiliate of the New Jersey Hospital Association, has been awarded...

Jan 24, 2014, 10:21 ET

NJHA Presents Awards for Commitment to Healthcare

Several individuals and organizations were honored today at the 95th Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) at the Hyatt...

Jan 24, 2014, 10:21 ET

NJHA Names Jones New Board Chairman at 95th Annual Meeting

Stephen K. Jones of Kendall Park, president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Health System in New Brunswick, today was installed as chairman of the...

Dec 18, 2013, 14:33 ET

Report: N.J. Hospitals See Slight Decrease in Operational Performance Due to Declining Inpatient Volume

New Jersey hospitals saw a slight decrease in their statewide operating margins for year-end 2012, due to a declining trend of inpatient volumes,...

Dec 13, 2013, 10:17 ET

NJHA's Betsy Ryan Receives March of Dimes' Visionary Award

Betsy Ryan, Esq., president and CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association, today was presented with the FDR Visionary Award from the March of...

Nov 21, 2013, 12:38 ET

NCAL Partners with NJHA to Form Patient Safety Organization

First national effort to collect quality data on assisted living The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) announced today it is joining...