Last week I traveled to the gymnasium at the Woodbridge Community Center to see Gov. Phil Murphy sign legislation to protect consumers from surprise out-of-network billing. During the bill signing, Murphy recalled a campaign-season dinner with Sen. Joseph Vitale at the nearby Reo Diner, where Murphy promised to sign an out-of-network bill if the legislature […]

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I hope you all can join us June 12 for our Conversation of Your Life (“COYL”) Breakfast, which will highlight the innovative efforts taking place in New Jersey communities to change the culture around end-of-life care discussions. Leaders in our COYL program will talk about the truly interesting ways they are facilitating these conversations. Here […]

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We’re sharing our exclusive interview here with Carole Johnson, New Jersey’s new Commissioner of Human Services, as she outlines her vision to strengthen the state’s Medicaid program for today — and tomorrow. At the Quality Institute, we often talk about the power of purchasers to drive innovation to improve quality and reduce costs. As we move […]

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At the Quality Institute, we believe payment reform can drive quality and reduce costs — and help make sure we only pay for health care that’s truly valuable to patients.  We’re working hard with our partners to collect data and measure quality as we drive alternative payment models that move us away from fee-for-service. Are our […]

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If you saw the advertisement on late night TV, you would not believe the claims. Improve your cardio vascular system! Alleviate depression! Improve your skin! Lose weight! Strengthen your bones! I’m talking about exercise — with benefits that are wide-ranging and scientifically proven. If exercise were a pill, it would be a blockbuster. But while we […]

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A glamorous Serena Williams landed on the cover of the February issue of Vogue, holding her newborn daughter and wearing a fire engine red gown. Inside the issue, along with the story of her celebrity friendships and tennis ambitions, Williams described the six horrifying days that followed the birth of her child. The day after […]

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