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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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Published on AJMC.com With healthcare in the spotlight after this week’s midterm elections, there are a number of things elected officials can do to encourage hospital safety, said the head of the Leapfrog Group as it released its fall 2018 rankings of Hospital Safety Grades. The ratings, released Thursday, assessed more than 2600 hospitals across […]

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Published on NJBiz.com New Jersey led the nation with the highest percentage of hospitals with an A grade in the latest fall Leapfrog Hospital SafetyGrade released Thursday. Additionally, the state also had the highest rate of participation in the survey with more than 50 hospitals having responded. More than 56 percent, or 38 of the participating […]

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Published on ROI.com More than half of New Jersey’s 67 participating hospitals received A grades for safety in the latest Leapfrog Group report for Fall 2018. The biannual report tracks how well hospitals do, following metrics for safety by the Leapfrog Group. The report judges the hospital on procedures, ranging from surgical to giving out the right […]

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Published by APP.com New Jersey’s hospitals have cut down on avoidable errors, accidents and injuries, making them the safest in the nation, a report released Thursday by an influential watchdog group said. Nearly 57 percent of New Jersey hospitals received an A grade for the fall, The Leapfrog Group said, compared with 34 percent who received the top […]

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Published by NJSpotlight.com More than three-dozen New Jersey hospitals received the top rating in the latest semiannual Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades report, released early today, giving the Garden State the highest percentage of “A” ratings nationwide and sparking praise from a number of healthcare quality experts. All but five Garden State hospitals rated in the survey […]

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Published by NJ Spotlight. More people in Garden State have access to insurance because of Affordable Care Act but there’s no consensus on how to protect the benefits. New Jersey has made strides in expanding and strengthening health insurance coverage in recent years but protecting those gains and addressing the rising cost of care long-term […]

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Published by NJ Spotlight New Jersey lawmakers are pushing the state to modernize and improve its system for determining who is eligible to receive Medicaid and getting people enrolled, a process that has undergone some upgrades but is still criticized as burdensome and inefficient for both patients and administrators. The Senate Budget Committee will review […]

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