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Published in NJSpotlight.com Proposals are aimed at easing development of generic medications, reducing protection of brand-name patents, and improving transparency of drug development process. Spending on pharmaceuticals is on the rise in New Jersey, a scenario that has forced hospitals here to more than double their budgets for medications over the past decade. The rising […]

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Published on NJSpotlight.com Experts largely agree on steps New Jersey should take to create a more effective and efficient Medicaid system and reform plans have already been drafted for some changes, like reforming how doctors are paid for their care and improving services for those with complex needs. Now state officials have launched an office […]

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Published on the Intelligencer.com On Jan. 1, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services began requiring all hospitals across the country to post machine-readable lists of their standard charges, also known as chargemasters, on their websites. $106,744.84 That’s the difference between the top charge for the same thing at two area hospitals. At St. […]

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Published in Philadelphia Business Journal.com The number of area hospitals reporting safety and outcome data to the Leapfrog Group continued to climb last year to a new record level. Thirty hospitals — out of a possible 55 — in southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware submitted survey data, according to the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition of Health. The […]

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Published on NJBiz.com The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, based in Princeton, announced on Thursday that it has launched a new policy center committed to advancing the quality and cost-effectiveness of the state’s Medicaid program. According to Linda Schwimmer, president and chief executive officer of NJHCQI, The Medicaid Policy Center will deliver independent research, […]

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Published on Insider NJ.com PRINCETON, New Jersey — February 7, 2019 — The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute today officially launched a new policy center committed to advancing the quality and cost-effectiveness of the state’s Medicaid program, which provides health coverage for nearly 1.8 million of the State’s residents, including forty percent of the […]

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Published on TAP into Bayonne Online BAYONNE, NJ – Bayonne Medical Center was recognized by the New Jersey Healthcare Quality Institute (NJHCQI) during their Quarterly Quality Breakfast on Tuesday. The NJHCQI’s quarterly breakfast included an interactive forum and touched on multiple topics including the 2018 performance metrics for The Leapfrog Group’s Top Hospital Ratings, as well as […]

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Star-ledger Editorial, published by NJ.com. In a committee room in Trenton today, a group of lawmakers, hospital administrators, infection experts, and the commissioner of the Department of Health will try to untangle the mystery that took the lives of 14 medically-fragile children and infected dozens more in two long-term facilities over the last few months. […]

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