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Published on AJMC. Linda Schwimmer, president and CEO of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, discussed the impact of data on lowering the state’s C-section rates, which are among the highest in the country. High C-section rates have been a problem in New Jersey. How are hospitals and physicians using payment reform to address […]

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Published on AJMC. Linda Schwimmer, president and CEO of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI), discusses the impact of the group’s report, Medicaid 2.0, which outlined how the state can bring healthcare transformation principles to a program that consumes a fifth of the state budget. New Jersey elects a new governor in November, […]

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Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) Program Director, Andrea Caballero, dials up Linda Schwimmer, to hear about the challenges and successes of the health care marketplace in the Garden State, and to discuss CPR’s Payment Reform Scorecard 2.0 pilot initiative. Listen in here! And click here to learn more about CPR’s Scorecard 2.0!

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Published by Anthony Bellano on the Princeton Patch. PRINCETON, NJ — Princeton Councilwoman Heather Howard has been named to New Jersey Governor-Elect Phil Murphy’s transition team. Howard, a former state Commissioner of Health and Senior Services and current Princeton University lecturer, has been named to Murphy’s healthcare committee. “Health care coverage touches every New Jerseyan,” […]

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Published by Claude Brodesser-Akner on NJ.com. Gov.-elect Phil Murphy on Monday announced a transition team that shows his push to represent women and minorities and culls some experts from Gov. Chris Christie‘s administration after criticizing the governor during the campaign. “I pledged to build my administration to mirror the diversity, talent, and potential of New Jersey, and my transition will […]

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By Anjalee Khemlani October 31, 2017 at 12:54 pm View the full article here! N.J.’s hospitals climb safety rankings, Leapfrog says Forty-four percent of New Jersey’s hospitals were awarded “A” grades for safety by The Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C-based organization, which released its much-anticipated Fall 2017 rankings Tuesday morning. As a result, New Jersey’s […]

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New Jersey to Put Payment Reform Scorecard to the Test Mary Caffrey Despite the unrest in Washington, DC, payment reform is very much alive in markets across the country, as employers and large purchasers of healthcare look for new ways to deliver care. In fact, Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR), a group of progressive purchasers […]

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