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Analysis by The Leapfrog Group and Castlight Health Details Maternity Care Trends in Early Elective Deliveries, Episiotomies and High-Risk Births WASHINGTON – February 23, 2015 – Nonprofit watchdog The Leapfrog Group today released its Maternity Care Report, an in-depth examination of hospital quality and safety for early elective deliveries, episiotomies and high-risk deliveries, with data analysis […]

Published in The Leapfrog Group , Hospital Safety Scores

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Published in NJBIZ By Beth Fitzgerald New Jersey hospitals that provide maternity care are making progress implementing clinical best practices for the care of mothers and newborns, but more work needs to be done, according to the Leapfrog Group, the national nonprofit hospital safety watchdog which on Monday released its 2014 Maternity Care Report. Most […]

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ENGLEWOOD & FRANKLIN LAKES NAMED “NJ HEALTHY TOWNS”  Morristown, Beachwood Named “Towns To Watch” Pennington, NJ — Today, the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute announced two municipalities, Englewood and Franklin Lakes, and their mayors, Frank Huttle, III and Frank Bivona respectively, are designated as this year’s “New Jersey Healthy Towns” by the Mayors Wellness Campaign, a […]

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Published in NJ Spotlight By Andrew Kitchenman Number of episiotomies performed also diminishes, but still ranks among highest in the nation, report indicates The practice of scheduling baby deliveries at a time most convenient for doctors and mothers by inducing labor is on the wane in New Jersey; a hospital-ratings group says the practice has […]

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Published in NJBIZ By Beth Fitzgerald Health care stakeholders across New Jersey are awaiting the release of a state-commissioned study of hospitals and health care in the Newark area that’s expected to consider whether there’s surplus patient-care capacity that calls for the consolidation or regionalization of services and facilities. The state hired Navigant Consulting Inc. […]

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(photo credit: THINKSTOCK) Published in NJBIZ By Beth Fitzgerald  With the Affordable Care Act’s open enrollment period closing soon, reaching full enrollment would secure health coverage for 1.2 million New Jerseyans while pumping more than $5 billion in federal funds a year into the Garden State, according to a new report Wednesday from New Jersey […]

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PORTLAND, Maine. – February 10, 2015 – The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), a leader in transforming U.S. healthcare, announced today that the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute is a new member of NRHI. Joining the more than 30 Regional Health Improvement Collaboratives who serve over 40% of all Americans, the Quality Institute […]

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