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Published in NJ Advance Media for NJ.com By Susan K. Livio The chairman of the state Senate health committee slammed lobbyists representing hospitals and doctors Monday for opposing a bill that would require them to screen their baby-boomer patients, those born between 1945 and 1965, for Hepatitis C, saying that their objections are “absurd” and they […]

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Published by the Trenton Health Team Trenton Health Team has been awarded a five-year grant totaling $2.5 million by Trinity Health to build on collaborative efforts aimed at improving the health and well-being of the Trenton community. Trenton is one of six communities nationwide that were selected as grantees under Trinity Health’s Transforming Communities Initiative. […]

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Published in The Washington Post By Erin Blakemore Suicide and brain injury have long been linked by scientists, but just how many people who have had a brain injury end up committing suicide? A new study has a grim answer: It found that the longterm risk of suicide increases three-fold among adults who have had […]

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Published in The Courier-Post By Carol Comegno  EVESHAM — The Virtua Health hospitals in Marlton and Voorhees have been named among the 98 top U.S. hospitals by a national rating agency. Virtua Marlton and Virtua Voorhees were selected among all the hospitals participating in an annual national survey conducted by The Leapfrog Group. They were the only […]

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Published in NYTimes By Reed Abelson As employees know all too well, health insurance companies have one surefire way to lower costs: Ask their customers to pay more. Intermountain Healthcare, a nonprofit health system in Salt Lake City, is trying something virtually unheard-of: promising to sharply cut costs rather than pass them on. Its new health plan, […]

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Published in NJ Advance Media for NJ.com By Susan Livio Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey rewarded 51 medical practices with $3 million in bonuses for keeping patients healthy while avoiding unnecessary tests and preventing hospital admissions, the state’s largest health insurance company has announced. In the post-Obamacare universe of health coverage, the strategy […]

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