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Originally published by the Star Ledger Editorial Board, http://tinyurl.com/n7oph8n Of all the lamentable remarks from Tom MacArthur lately, the most tone-deaf utterance was his observation that the critics of his health care calamity share the same anxiety as those who dreaded the death panel myth sent down from Planet Palin. “I think it speaks to the […]

Published in Affordable Care Act , Access to care , Medicaid

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Controversial healthcare plan clears House but will Senate fall in line? Published by Lilo H. Stainton in NJ Spotlight. More than half a million New Jersey residents could lose their health insurance, another 1.3 million Medicaid members could face more limited benefits, and hundreds of thousands of working-poor patients could find themselves paying more for […]

Published in Access to care , Health care policy issues , Administration

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Published by Mary Jo Layton on NorthJersey.com. Several New Jersey health care experts predicted dire consequences for patients, hospitals and the state treasury if a bill approved Thursday by House Republicans that unravels many of the consumer protections provided through Obamacare — and eliminates the expansion of Medicaid — becomes law. “Our hope is that the […]

Published in Affordable Care Act , Quality Institute , Access to care

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Published by Michael L. Diamond in the Courier Post. South Jersey hospitals operated by Inspira Health Network, Kennedy Health and Virtua Health earned A grades from a health care advocacy group. And Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden earned a B rating, its second in a row, from the Leapfrog Group in a study […]

Published in Hospital Safety Scores , Leapfrog

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Published by Nicole Leonard in Press of Atlantic City VINELAND—Cumberland County and state health officials will hold a public health equity forum Tuesday during National Minority Health Month. Health experts will focus on the theme of Bridging Health Equity Across Communities during this month’s awareness topic. Cumberland’s healthy equity forum is one of three taking […]

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Published in the Asbury Park Press by Michael L. Diamond CentraState Medical Center in Freehold Township and Southern Ocean Medical Center in Stafford have made giant strides in patient quality and safety, according to a report released Wednesday by a health care advocacy group. The two hospitals saw their grades jump from C’s last fall to […]

Published in Hospital Safety Scores , Leapfrog

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Originally posted by Yamiche Alcindor on www.nytimes.com: http://nyti.ms/2oz4VvG Patients Prescribed Shelter and Medication Are Wary of Trump Cuts A movement to use federal programs to offer treatment and a place to live to the chronically ill has a new worry: expected cuts and tax code changes. For eight months, Jamal Brown’s body shook, so violently that […]

Published in QI Collaborative , QI Collaborative , QIC in the News

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Originally posted by Yamiche Alcindor on www.nytimes.com: http://nyti.ms/2oz4VvG Patients Prescribed Shelter and Medication Are Wary of Trump Cuts A movement to use federal programs to offer treatment and a place to live to the chronically ill has a new worry: expected cuts and tax code changes. For eight months, Jamal Brown’s body shook, so violently that […]

Published in QI Collaborative

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