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JFK University Medical Center First Hospital in New Jersey to Utilize New Portable MRI – Network News, Press Releases – Hackensack Meridian Health – Stock Sector
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March 25, 2021 The new MRI on wheels is used for brain imaging and brought directly to the patient bedside making it easier and more convenient for emergency patients. Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center is the first hospital in New Jersey to operate a new portable MRI that can be wheeled to the bedside […]

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COVID Update: New Jersey follows New York with updated school health guidance – ABC7 New York
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced Wednesday the state is releasing revised guidance for local health departments on K-12 in-class operations. This content was originally published here.

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Rutgers School of Public Health Annual Public Health Symposium – Socially Connected Communities: How Can Public Health Be an Agent of Change? | NJHI – New Jersey Health Initiatives
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Evidence shows that social connectedness reduces the risk for premature mortality – and lacking social connection increases risk, even more than the risks associated with issues that receive public health attention and resources. On Monday, April 5, Rutgers School of Public Health will present its 26th Annual Public Health Symposium from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 […]

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What’s The Deal with Opiate Laws in New Jersey? | Workit Health
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Throughout the nationwide opioid crisis, New Jersey has been one of the most stringent states when it comes to enacting laws designed to curb the epidemic. Opiates like heroin or pain pills have been among the hardest crackdowns when it comes to the state’s response to excessive prescription drug use. Here are the laws currently […]

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New Jersey medical group rebrands as Summit Health as it eyes growth in NYC metro market
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“This major rebrand represents our vision to create a new kind of health care that builds on our strengths and provides a seamless patient experience that is connected by the collective expertise of our physicians, providers and employees,” said Jeffrey Le Benger, M.D., chief executive officer of Summit Health in a statement. The company has approximately […]

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Therap introduces HHA Exchange for Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) to assist Service Providers in New Jersey | Health Technology Net
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WATERBURY, Conn., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Therap Services, the leading software solution for HIPAA-compliant electronic documentation for Home and Community-based Services (HCBS) and Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) providers, has interfaced with HHA Exchange for service providers in New Jersey. Therap’s integration with HHA Exchange provides comprehensive oversight and management of the State’s EVV […]

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Four Trees with Surprising Health Benefits you can find in New Jersey | Mayernik Kitchen
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It’s no surprise that New Jersey gardens are always evolving. The aesthetics of landscapes increase even more in spring. An astounding array of trees, with their distinctive colors, foliage and size have become the source of attention and a fine way of seeking refuge from undesirable bangs and sights. These trees are a perfect investment […]

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New Jersey-based Health System Gears Up to Meet CMS’ ADT Notifications Requirement | Healthcare Innovation
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One of the many stipulations of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) interoperability and patient access regulation that was finalized last year was that hospitals must electronically share patient event notifications with all providers primarily responsible for a patient’s care. Specifically, as CMS laid out, hospitals and health systems with electronic health records […]

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