Stacey Flanagan, Director of the Jersey City Department of Health & Human Services, will be a panelist at the Quality Institute’s Breakfast on Population Health on February 27.    Jersey City is one of three New Jersey communities working with the Healthy Communities create Healthy Citizens (HCHC) initiative, funded by the United Health Foundation and the […]

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Dr. Richard J. Baron, President and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation, will deliver the Keynote Address at “Innovation Showcase: Technology Tools for the Medical Neighborhood,” on March 15. Dr. Baron will discuss the origins of the Choosing Wisely campaign, a nationwide effort to reduce waste and overuse in […]

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Sajid Syed is the Founder and Chairman of Medina Community Clinic, which provides specialty medical care to people in the Trenton area who are uninsured and under-insured. Can you tell us the origins of Medina Community Clinic? My background is as an entrepreneur in the pharmaceutical industry, and I was fortunate to have had a […]

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Rob Robinson is the former Senior Director of Global Learning and Development at Johnson & Johnson Worldwide Government Affairs & Policy. He is a founder of Health Care Policy 360, an executive training program organized for businesses developed by the Quality Institute and run in partnership with the Rutgers University School of Management and Labor […]

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Heather Howard, JD, a Quality Institute board member, is director of State Health and Values Strategies and a Lecturer in Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. You just returned from testifying before the California legislature. Can you tell us why you traveled to California? I was invited by the Assembly Select […]

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Tucker Woods, DO, is the Chief Medical Officer at CarePoint Health-Christ Hospital in Jersey City.  Dr. Woods also provides oversight for the three CarePoint Health Emergency Departments. You oversee the emergency departments at CarePoint Health and are making a push to reduce the use of opioids in emergency care. How much of the problems linked […]

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Niall Brennan, former Chief Data Officer at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, is President and Executive Director of the Health Care Cost Institute. Brennan will be the keynote speaker at the Quality Institute’s Winter All Council Conference on December 8. You have spoken about how, as CMS chief data officer, you oversaw the […]

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Saira A. Jan, M.S., Pharm.D, is a clinical professor at Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. Dr. Jan recently presented the Pharmacy School’s ‘Opioid Abuse Toolkit: Resources for New Jersey Communities’ to community and provider representatives from Jersey City, Trenton, and Cumberland County, three regions involved in the Quality Institute’s Healthy Communities create Healthy […]

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