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Feb 28, 2017, 15:48 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association, on Gov. Christie's FY 2018 Budget Proposal Feb. 28, 2017

The following is being released by New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA): "Gov. Christie's budget address focuses a great deal of attention on...


Jan 26, 2017, 10:37 ET N.J. Hospitals Sustained Nearly $1.5 Billion in ACA Funding Cuts

Hospitals and health systems in New Jersey have already absorbed nearly $1.5 billion in funding cuts since the Affordable Care Act was enacted in...


Jan 24, 2017, 12:59 ET Betsy Ryan Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from ACHE

The American College of Healthcare Executives-New Jersey honored Betsy Ryan, president and CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association, with its...


Jan 20, 2017, 10:00 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...


Dec 21, 2016, 10:30 ET Report: Hospitals Contribute $22.7 Billion to N.J. Economy

New Jersey hospitals and health systems contributed $22.7 billion to the Garden State economy in 2015, according to the 2016 N.J. Hospitals Economic...


Dec 07, 2016, 10:48 ET NJHA's Ryan Receives HPMSNJ's Special Achievement Award

NJHA President and CEO Elizabeth "Betsy" A. Ryan, Esq., recently received the Special Achievement Award from the Healthcare Planning and Marketing...


Oct 27, 2016, 01:52 ET Statement of Betsy Ryan, NJHA President and CEO, Supporting Patient Protections and Opposing A-1952, the 'Out-of-Network Bill'

"NJHA is committed to protecting patients from surprise medical bills, and we've offered a complete plan of consumer protections that go beyond those ...


Oct 18, 2016, 12:48 ET NJHA Report: Mental Health and Substance Use Accounts for Nearly Half of Growth in Hospital ER Volume

Patients with mental health and substance use disorder needs account for nearly half of the growth in hospital emergency room cases in New Jersey...


Oct 03, 2016, 11:12 ET New Jersey Hospital Association Selected to Continue Improvements in Patient Safety

The New Jersey Hospital Association has been selected as one of 16 national, regional, or state hospital associations, Quality Improvement...


Sep 22, 2016, 02:12 ET NJHA's Betsy Ryan to Step Down

NJHA President and CEO Elizabeth "Betsy" Ryan, the first woman to lead the 98-year-old healthcare trade group, announced today that she is stepping...


Sep 14, 2016, 02:23 ET N.J. Hospitals Make Strides in Reducing Readmissions

New federal data shows that New Jersey hospitals are making tremendous progress in one of the most stubborn healthcare challenges – reducing the rate ...


Sep 13, 2016, 10:10 ET N.J. Hospitals Collaborate to Save Lives in First Year of Sepsis Work

Through an innovative Sepsis Learning and Action Collaborative, hospitals across New Jersey implemented life-saving sepsis detection and care tools,...


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, 02:41 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 today at the New Jersey...


Apr 18, 2016, 02:54 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 resources are...


Apr 14, 2016, 03:06 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, 03:42 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 billion in...


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 Jersey...


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 honor...


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, 04:44 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, 01:44 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, 01:31 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...