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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 to...


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 deliveries and ...


Jan 30, 2014, 02:16 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 data ...


Jan 29, 2014, 02:24 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, 02:33 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 Dimes, ...


Nov 21, 2013, 12:38 ET NCAL Partners with NJHA to Form Patient Safety Organization

The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) announced today it is joining forces with the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) to form the...


Nov 19, 2013, 02:10 ET Report: Hospitals Contribute $20.4 Billion to N.J. Economy

New Jersey hospitals contributed $20.4 billion to the Garden State economy in 2012, according to the 2013 N.J. Hospitals Economic Impact Report...


Nov 11, 2013, 02:59 ET Program Gives Unemployed Veterans a New Mission: Helping New Jersey Residents Get Health Insurance

A team of U.S. veterans will now be engaged in a new mission of helping the uninsured access healthcare coverage under a new initiative from the New...


Oct 24, 2013, 11:17 ET N.J. Hospitals Improve Quality, Reduce Costs, Shorten Wait Times in 'Patient Flow' Partnership with Institute for Healthcare Optimization

Reduced wait times and shorter hospital stays for patients. Reduced operating costs and increased revenues for hospitals. Those are among the results ...


Oct 14, 2013, 09:55 ET October Is Healthy Literacy Month: With More than 100 Languages Spoken in New Jersey, Hospital Program Promotes 'Healthy' Communications Between Providers and Patients

October is the national observance of Health Literacy Month, a time to promote awareness that good communication and understanding of health...


Aug 20, 2013, 10:25 ET New Site Provides N.J. Residents with Info and Links to ACA Insurance Coverage

The New Jersey Hospital Association this week unveiled its new online Healthcare Reform Resource Center at www.njha.com/Reform to help New Jersey...


Jun 06, 2013, 09:59 ET NJHA's Holmes Named Program Director for N.J. Nursing Initiative

Aline Holmes, MSN, RN, senior vice president of clinical affairs for the New Jersey Hospital Association, has been selected by the New Jersey Nursing ...


May 09, 2013, 02:48 ET NJHA Names John Slotman to New Post Focused on Teaching Hospitals

The New Jersey Hospital Association welcomed John Slotman as vice president of Graduate Medical Education Policy and Teaching Hospital Issues, NJHA...


Apr 30, 2013, 11:06 ET N.J. Hospitals Achieve Significant Results in Improving Patient Safety

One year after the launch of a statewide initiative to improve healthcare quality and safety, New Jersey hospitals have achieved significant results...