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Published in the Asbury Park Press The death rate in the U.S. increased for the first time in a decade, according to a preliminary report from the National Center for Health Statistics released last month. Is it just a blip or an indication that the nation’s health may be slipping? We posed that question and […]

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Analysis by The Leapfrog Group and Castlight Health Shows More Transparency Needed Among Hospitals WASHINGTON – June 9, 2016 – In 2007, The Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C.-based organization representing consumers, employers and other purchasers in efforts to improve health care safety and quality, began asking hospitals about their process for handling Never Events – […]

Published in The Leapfrog Group , Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades , Leapfrog , Patient safety

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Instead of opioids, an E.R. in New Jersey now treats many pain patients with alternatives like laughing gas, trigger-point injections and even a therapy harp. Published by Jan Hoffman in the New York Times. PATERSON, N.J. — Brenda Pitts sat stiffly in an emergency room cubicle, her face contorted by pain. An old shoulder injury […]

Published in Health care policy issues

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Published by Elise Schoening in the Asbury Park Press In the seaside town of Bay Head, local residents flock to the beaches each morning for community yoga. Or residents might be found at a canoe race, a cooking class or a low-cost fitness instruction. It’s all part of how Bay Head strives to be a healthy town, as part […]

Published in Mayors Wellness Campaign

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Published on New Jersey Business Magazine The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, have entered into a partnership to help doctors and other providers prepare […]

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