NJII’s robust healthcare division works to improve patient experience and population health while reducing the cost of healthcare with innovation, technology, and metrics. Newark, NJ (September 14, 2021) – New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) announced today that it has joined the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC). SHIEC is the national trade association representing health […]
On Monday, June 1st, New Jersey became one of the few states in the US to regulate two specific types of PFAS—Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluoroalkyl sulfonic acid (PFOS) —that are known to be cancer-causing chemicals that contaminate drinking water. The chemicals are often found in nonstick cookware, waterproof apparel, and firefighting foam and have […]
Rep. Ritchie Torres on This Big Week in Congress; Recapping the New Jersey Gubernatorial Debate; Home health care funding; Hispanic Heritage Month … This content was originally published here.
This week, our In Focus reviews the the New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services (DMAHS) draft proposal for the renewal of its 1115 Comprehensive Demonstration Waiver, released on September 10, 2021. The waiver was initially approved and implemented in October 2012. This demonstration is in its second five-year period […]
Washington, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that New Jersey will receive over $20 million to protect vulnerable patients and health care workers from infectious diseases, including COVID-19. As Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, Pallone included the funding in the that passed the House and was signed into law in […]
By Mark McCullough · Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Tags: Priorities Workers’ Rights Share: Share: “I’m here because I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore,” said New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, who voiced solidarity with behavioral health workers holding a 24-hour unfair labor practice strike on Labor Day. Gov. Murphy made […]
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(20/P033) TRENTON – New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has led a comprehensive effort to synthesize the latest and most reliable scientific information on the current and predicted future impacts of climate change on the Garden State, Governor Phil Murphy and DEP Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today as they released New Jersey’s . […]