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By Beth Fitzgerald, NJBIZ New Jersey now ranks fourth nationwide on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, with 52 percent of the state’s acute care general hospitals getting an “A” grade for safety, according to the nonprofit Leapfrog Group, which gives safety letter grades of “A” to “F” to 2,500 hospitals nationwide. Leapfrog said the goal […]

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By Joan Randell, Star-Ledger Guest Columnist | October 20, 2014 Many people in New Jersey’s poorest communities turn to the emergency department for their health care. They may not have a family physician, or health insurance to pay for community-based outpatient care — and they know the hospital emergency department is always open. After being treated in […]

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NJBIZ Beth Fitzgerald A gallon of milk, a birthday present and a new pair of jeans. And, oh, yeah, I need some health insurance for my family, too. For customers in 37 Walmart stores in New Jersey, such a scenario can take place as soon as Friday, as the retail giant announced it is getting […]

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Newsworks.org New Jersey residents shopping for health insurance this fall will have more choices. The high-tech company Oscar is joining the Obamacare marketplace. The New York-based company looks more like a Silicon Valley start-up than a traditional insurer. Named after a co-founder’s great-grandfather, the firm is backed by $165 million in venture capital. It offers […]

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ANDREW KITCHENMAN | OCTOBER 1, 2014 Finding homes for the homeless is seen as first step toward improving health, lowering costs of medical and social services An effort to improve the health of the homeless in New Jersey is gaining the attention of legislative and insurance-industry leaders, laying the groundwork for the statewide expansion of […]

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