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Published by Nicole Leonard, Press of Atlantic City Only a few New Jersey hospitals are fully meeting maternity and childbirth health-care goals, according to a new national report. The 2018 Maternity Care Report released Tuesday by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit patient advocacy group, revealed while a handful of state hospitals excel at reducing […]

Published in The Leapfrog Group , Leapfrog , Patient safety

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Published by Linda Washburn, northjersey.com New Jersey hospitals performed worse — not better — in lowering the rate of Cesarean deliveries for newborns in the most recent report on the quality of maternity care, released Tuesday. Only nine of 48 hospitals where babies are delivered brought the rate of such surgery down to the national goal level, said the […]

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Ginny Dunn, HealthWell Foundation   GERMANTOWN, Md., May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The HealthWell Foundation®, an independent non-profit that provides a financial lifeline for inadequately insured Americans, has launched a new fund to provide copayment assistance for behavioral health treatments related to a cancer diagnosis. Through the Cancer-Related Behavioral Health Fund, HealthWell will provide up to $2,000 in financial assistance […]

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Published in NJ.com Adelisa Perez, BSN, RN, does not stop being a nurse when she leaves Riverview Medical Center, the Red Bank hospital where she works with heart patients. Perez believes the nursing profession also calls her to promote wellness in the communities around her. “Nurses can bring a unique aspect to wellness initiatives. We […]

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Published by Michael L. Diamond of the Asbury Park Press Monmouth Medical Center received an A grade from a hospital safety watchdog group, marking the seventh consecutive report card that the Long Branch hospital has aced. It was one of four hospitals at the Jersey Shore that received the top mark from The Leapfrog Group, a […]

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Published by Vince Calio on NJBIZ. University Hospital in Newark was given an “F” grade for its safety conditions – the lowest possible grade – in The Leapfrog Group’s biannual hospital safety ratings. It is the first time in three years a New Jersey hospital has received an “F” grade. In all, 22 hospitals earned “A” grades, […]

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Published by Susan K. Livio on NJ.com. Fewer hospitals in New Jersey earned an “A” for patient safety in the latest national report card released Tuesday. That drove New Jersey’s national rank down from 11th to 17th best for the strategies they used to prevent infections, falls and other harmful mistakes, according to the report.  Just […]

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