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Jan 09, 2018, 02:27 ET Victoria Brogan Joins NJHA as 'Point Person' on Strategic Health Initiatives

The New Jersey Hospital Association this week welcomed Victoria Brogan of Moorestown as senior vice president of strategic initiatives. In the newly...


Dec 08, 2017, 09:38 ET Report: Hospitals Contribute $23.4 Billion to N.J. Economy

New Jersey hospitals and health systems contributed $23.4 billion to the Garden State economy in 2016, according to the 2017 N.J. Hospitals Economic...


Oct 30, 2017, 13:07 ET CoverNJ Coalition Launches Statewide Effort to Promote Health Insurance Open Enrollment Nov. 1- Dec. 15

A diverse coalition of consumer advocates, healthcare organizations, insurance companies, libraries, social services groups and others are joining...


Oct 13, 2017, 13:44 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO on Trump Administration Ending Insurance Premium Subsidies that Help Low-Income Americans

"We are very disappointed that the Trump Administration is eliminating the subsidies that help people in need buy health insurance. This onslaught of ...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:36 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO On President Trump's Executive Order and its Erosion of Affordable Care Act Coverage Protections

"My greatest concern is for healthcare consumers as the Trump Administration takes steps to systematically dismantle the law that provides healthcare ...


Oct 09, 2017, 12:19 ET N.J. Perinatal Collaborative Receives CDC Grant

New Jersey can expand its work to support healthy moms and babies thanks to a grant of up to $1 million over the course of five years from the...


Sep 26, 2017, 15:33 ET NJHA Board Announces Cathleen Bennett as President and CEO

The New Jersey Hospital Association Board of Trustees today announced Cathleen Bennett, Esq., as the next president and CEO of the Princeton-based...


Sep 19, 2017, 15:29 ET NJHA: Graham-Cassidy Bill Would Hurt New Jersey

New Jersey would face a loss of $3.9 billion in federal healthcare funds in 2026 under the Graham-Cassidy proposal to replace the Affordable Care...


Sep 14, 2017, 10:43 ET ScanSmart: New Patient Safety Initiative Calls for Cool Heads When Using CT Scans on Kids

As young athletes head onto the football field or soccer pitch this fall, there's greater awareness about the risk of concussions and other head...


Jul 28, 2017, 11:01 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on Senate Defeat of ACA Repeal Measure

"We are relieved, and grateful, that the U.S. Senate voted down a measure that would cause millions of Americans to lose their health insurance. I...


Jul 25, 2017, 16:16 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on Senate Vote to Proceed on ACA Repeal

"Today's vote is very disappointing. The well-being of millions of Americans is at stake, and we had hoped to see the Senate move toward a more...


Jul 18, 2017, 15:14 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on Status of the Affordable Care Act

"We have said from the beginning we would not stand for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act without a simultaneous replacement maintaining the same...


Jul 13, 2017, 14:40 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on the Revised Senate Bill 'Better Care Reconciliation Act'

"As senators continue to tinker around the edges of this unpopular bill, the reality remains that millions of people will lose their current health...


Jun 22, 2017, 12:38 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on the U.S. Senate's 'Better Care Reconciliation Act'

"The new Senate healthcare bill shows a callous disregard to the well-being of millions of American families. "Amid a deep partisan rift, we have...


Jun 15, 2017, 15:07 ET Report: N.J. Hospitals Provide $2.75 Billion in Community Benefits

New Jersey hospitals and health systems support their communities with free and discounted healthcare services, community health improvement...


May 24, 2017, 17:25 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on the Congressional Budget Office's score of the AHCA

"The analysis of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reinforces our grave concerns about the American Health Care Act. Twenty-three million...


May 24, 2017, 11:21 ET New Jersey Hospital Association Selects Sensato Cybersecurity Solutions as Strategic Partner

The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) has selected Sensato Cybersecurity Solutions as the strategic cybersecurity partner and advisor for its...


May 15, 2017, 14:09 ET Updated Guide Focuses on Improving Wound Care

Aging, bed-bound patients are vulnerable to skin injuries known as pressure ulcers where the skin breaks down because of immobility. Pressure ulcers...


May 04, 2017, 15:24 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on Passage of the American Health Care Act

"This is a very sad day for those of us committed to the health of the American people. Today, the House passed a bill that endangers the well-being...


May 03, 2017, 15:12 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on Opposition to the American Health Care Act with Proposed Amendments

"We understand that Congress may consider yet another amendment to try and fix the problematic American Health Care Act. Adding $8 billion over a...


May 01, 2017, 15:24 ET Patrick J. Kennedy, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Gov. Christie Headline NJHA Annual Mental Health Summit

National and state experts gathered today to discuss the complexities and successes of mental health and substance use disorder treatment in New...


Apr 27, 2017, 12:48 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association on Opposition to the Amended American Health Care Act

"Our number one priority is the health of the people of New Jersey, and access to health insurance and essential healthcare services is a necessity...


Mar 22, 2017, 12:29 ET Report: N.J. Hospitals Reduced Healthcare Costs by $641 Million Through Quality Improvement Initiative

New Jersey's hospitals and health systems averted 77,342 cases of patient harm and saved $641 million in healthcare costs between 2012 and 2016,...


Mar 13, 2017, 17:18 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, New Jersey Hospital Association President and CEO, on the Congressional Budget Office's Analysis of the American Health Care Act

Fourteen million Americans – more than half of those covered under the Affordable Care Act – would lose health insurance coverage next year if the...


Mar 08, 2017, 10:06 ET N.J. Nursing Homes Increase Quality While Improving Efficiency

New Jersey's nursing homes deliver care that far exceeds the national average in quality of care, while serving a high number of residents who are...