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By Tom Bergeron
Pomona | November 21, 2017 at 10:55 am

21 11, 2017

Bacharach CEO named chair of national rehabilitation group

2017-11-21T10:56:53+00:00

Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation CEO and President Richard Kathrins has been elected chairman of the American Medical Rehabilitation Provider Association’s board of directors. He will assume office with the national association on Jan. 1. Philip J. Perskie, chairman of the Pomona-based institute’s board of directors, said the honor is fitting. ...

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Bacharach CEO named chair of national rehabilitation group 2017-11-21T10:56:53+00:00
20 11, 2017

Atlantic Health, Kindred announce location of rehab site

2017-11-20T13:24:04+00:00

Atlantic Health System and Kentucky-based Kindred Healthcare, which announced a definitive agreement to open a 38-bed rehabilitation facility in northern New Jersey last year, have decided on a location. That location will be Giralda Farms in Madison, which is the first phase of a 40-acre parcel that will turn into ...

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Atlantic Health, Kindred announce location of rehab site 2017-11-20T13:24:04+00:00
20 11, 2017

Cape Regional Medical Center opens 3rd urgent care facility

2017-11-20T11:41:23+00:00

Cape Regional Health System opened its third urgent care, in Marmora, adding to its locations in Cape May Court House and Wildwood. “We’re proud to have the opportunity to provide local families and visitors in the northern part of Cape May County with a state‐of‐the‐art urgent care center to meet ...

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Cape Regional Medical Center opens 3rd urgent care facility 2017-11-20T11:41:23+00:00
20 11, 2017

Christie approves 26 facilities for opioid treatment bed increase

2017-11-20T11:18:49+00:00

As part of Gov. Chris Christie’s fight against opioid abuse, an increase in inpatient psychiatric treatment beds was approved Friday. Christie has called for 811 new adult care beds — with an additional 53 expected to be announced for three northwest counties — creating the largest capacity increase in 20 ...

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Christie approves 26 facilities for opioid treatment bed increase 2017-11-20T11:18:49+00:00
16 11, 2017

Horizon’s Marino to retire at year-end; Conlin promoted

2017-11-20T10:42:45+00:00

(This report was updated at 2:50 p.m. and 7 p.m. with additional comments.) Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey announced CEO Robert Marino will be retiring at the end of this year and will be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Kevin Conlin. Conlin, who joined the state’s largest ...

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Horizon’s Marino to retire at year-end; Conlin promoted 2017-11-20T10:42:45+00:00
16 11, 2017

Merck subsidiary buys health care analytics firm

2017-11-20T10:43:15+00:00

ILÚM Health Solutions has acquired Teqqa LLC, which provides precision analytics for infectious disease management. Teqqa has been a development partner with ILÚM — a subsidiary of Kenilworth-based Merck & Co. — since its creation. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. “This acquisition helps reinforce ILÚM’s vision to transform ...

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Merck subsidiary buys health care analytics firm 2017-11-20T10:43:15+00:00
15 11, 2017

Summit Medical Group, ever growing, acquires Bergen group

2017-11-17T10:40:54+00:00

Summit Medical Group is on a roll, with its newest acquisition in New Jersey’s most populous county: Bergen. New Jersey Associates in Medicine, a 65-year-old practice with nearly 20 physicians that has rebranded in recent years, was acquired by Summit Medical Group recently. “What happen to us is, we were ...

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Summit Medical Group, ever growing, acquires Bergen group 2017-11-17T10:40:54+00:00
15 11, 2017

Atlantic Health finds innovative solutions among its staff

2017-11-17T10:41:16+00:00

Atlantic Health System has recently joined other health systems focused on internal innovation. Similar to millennials-by-millennials programs, the hospitals are increasingly working on technology to make tasks and the operation of the hospitals more efficient by looking to the source — health professionals — for inspiration. It’s a significant investment ...

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Atlantic Health finds innovative solutions among its staff 2017-11-17T10:41:16+00:00
15 11, 2017

How to help millennials figure out health plans? Ask them

2017-11-17T10:42:00+00:00

Conventional wisdom — and actuary tables — say that when a lot of younger people buy health insurance, insurance companies are better off. This assumes, of course, that younger people are healthier and less likely to use services. But how can these younger and supposedly healthier low-utilizers avoid costly visits ...

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How to help millennials figure out health plans? Ask them 2017-11-17T10:42:00+00:00
14 11, 2017

Chebra helping JFK’s bottom line by making EMS more efficient

2017-11-16T14:44:50+00:00

Jamie Chebra, a self-proclaimed tech geek, has figured out how to cater to a millennial workforce and utilize data to save an Edison-based business money. How much money? About $850,000 a year. The story, however, is not about the bottom line. The story is where he’s doing it: Chebra is ...

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Chebra helping JFK’s bottom line by making EMS more efficient 2017-11-16T14:44:50+00:00
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