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Published in The Record, NorthJersey.com : News By LINDY WASHBURN The plan by New York’s internationally celebrated Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to open a satellite in Bergen County reflects two uncomfortable truths of health care: Treating cancer is a very profitable part of the health care industry, and the need for such care in […]

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By rebeccamazz On NJ.Com on April 16, 2015 BluePrint Healthcare IT and Children’s Specialized Hospital today announced they have been named the recipient of Microsoft Corp.’s 2015 Health Innovation Awards – Patient Engagement category. The awards, which were announced at the 2015 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago, Ill., recognize health organizations and their […]

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For Immediate Release: April 21, 2015 Contact: Debbi Dunn Solomon, Director of Communications & Outreach ddsolomon@njhcqi.org, 609-303-0373 Pennington, NJ – The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute today announced that Dr. Zak Maniya, one of the region’s leading kidney disease specialists, has joined its Board of Directors. Dr. Maniya is a Board Member at St. Francis […]

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Released April 16th, 2015 ‘Conversation of a Lifetime’ Community Dialogue Begins on National Healthcare Decisions Day in Gloucester Township, Princeton and Tenafly NJ Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd Joins Mayors in Promoting Advanced Care Planning PRINCETON & GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ – April 16, 2015 — As part of National Healthcare Decisions Day, the New Jersey Health Care […]

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Originally on NJSpotlight By Andrew Kitchenman   ‘Conversation of a Lifetime’ initiative aims to address difficult topic at grassroots level While Princeton Mayor Liz Lempert supports public-health initiatives, she admits she was a little hesitant when she first heard about a proposal to have mayors promote community conversations about planning for end-of-life healthcare decisions. But while […]

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St. Michael’s Medical Center of Newark slams ‘anti-competition’ consultant report that calls for consolidation and restructuring Published in NJSpotlight By Andrew Kitchenman David Knowlton, president and CEO of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, said the Navigant report addresses a longstanding need for a rational approach to healthcare planning in the state. Knowlton expressed […]

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Originally posted in Newsworks; Aired on Newsworks 4/13 By Elana Gordon Cooking classes, community gardens, walking groups … these are typical activities associated with city wellness campaigns. But mayors of three New Jersey towns are kickstarting a rather unusual initiativethis week. Partially inspired by La Crosse, Wisconsin, the campaign is called “conversation of a lifetime” […]

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Originally posted in NorthJersey.com By Frank J. McMahon Franklin Lakes — The Mayors Wellness Campaign is looking for participants for its first annual Living Healthy “Commit to Wellness” 10- week challenge, being held from April 13 to June 20 The challenge is intended to guide participants along their journey to health and wellness. Each participant […]

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