New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute and Rutgers-Eagleton Explore Health Insurance Choices, Information, and Satisfaction in the Latest Health Matters Poll Report PRINCETON, N.J. – Despite a shortened Marketplace enrollment period and general concerns surrounding today’s healthcare system, the majority of insured New Jerseyans are positive about their healthcare coverage experience, feeling content with the […]

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[Princeton, NJ] Oct. 31, 2017 – The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality for consumers, employers and purchasers, announced today the October 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, assigning A, B, C, D and F letter grades to general acute-care hospitals in the U.S. based on errors, accidents and infections. […]

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Initiative Will Measure Progress on Payment Reforms Intended to Improve Quality, Reduce Costs PRINCETON, NJ — September 5, 2017 — Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR), a non-profit corporation working to improve the quality of health care while also reducing costs, has selected New Jersey as one of three states where the progress of payment reform will […]

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Call on the Administration to End Actions That Destabilize the Market   Trenton – Health care advocates, including provider organizations, unions, and consumer groups, stood united at the Statehouse today to applaud last week’s defeat of three GOP proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The groups called on President Trump to support the […]

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Health care is essential to everyone in New Jersey. Today our uninsured rate (8.75%) is at a 30 year low. Proposals to decrease funding for Medicaid and political threats of eliminating subsidies for people to buy insurance are harmful to NJ’s insurance market and NJ residents. People want to go to work, enjoy their weekends, […]

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Voters largely positive about Planned Parenthood, aware of its services PRINCETON, N.J. — As officials consider changes to Medicaid funding at the state and federal levels, and as Congress weighs health insurance reform, large majorities of New Jersey registered voters want to maintain federal and state funding for women’s reproductive health services for lower-income women, as […]

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New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute and Rutgers-Eagleton Explore New Jersey Residents’ Comfort With Alternatives To The ER in Latest Health Matters Poll PRINCETON, N.J. – The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI), in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, released a […]

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For media requests: Carol Ann Campbell, 973-567-1901 or cacampbell@njhcqi.org Healthy Town Designations Also Awarded to Highland Park, Hanover Township and Beachwood PRINCETON, New Jersey — The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute today announced that Stone Harbor has been named the 2016 New Jersey Healthy Town by the Mayors Wellness Campaign (MWC), a program of […]

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Quality Institute and Rutgers-Eagleton Explore Views on ‘Telehealth’ in Latest New Jersey Health Matters Poll PRINCETON, N.J. – The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI), in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, released a poll today exploring how New Jersey residents feel […]

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