Bayer acquires AskBio for $2B now — up to $2B later

Bayer announced Monday it has acquired Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, a North Carolina-based biopharmaceutical company known as AskBio that specializes in the research, development and manufacturing of gene therapies across different therapeutic areas. Under the terms of...

Even COVID crisis couldn’t stop Kinsey, age 80, from going to work at Saint...

Her family, friends and coworkers for generations at Saint Peter’s University Hospital gently tried to tell Julia Kinsey that she should take some time off — a temporary leave of absence, they said. They warned...

ROI-NJ presents the online edition of its ROI Influencers: Health Care issue (Oct. 19,...

We are pleased to present the electronic version of ROI-NJ’s latest print issue. You can either scroll through the pages below or click the links that follow to see our coverage as it appears...

In times of crisis, heroes are everywhere

The hospital CEO described the COVID-19 pandemic — and the surge that hit New Jersey’s hospitals in the spring — in a way few others had done before. “We’ve been preaching health care as a...

Booker, Gottheimer introduce bicameral legislation intended to help nursing home patients

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer on Friday announced the Nursing Home Pandemic Protection Act of 2020, legislation they said would require long-term care facilities to have what seemingly should be...

At HMH, these 3 concerns move to forefront as second COVID wave moves in

Hackensack Meridian Health has cared for as many COVID-19 patients as any health system in the state, and likely the country. The total to date — and it’s growing every day — is more than...

With more than 3,000 new COVID cases this weekend, second surge is here

New Jersey recorded more than 1,000 new, confirmed COVID-19 cases Sunday and nearly 2,000 Saturday — meaning the state has hit four digits for seven consecutive days and any hope that New Jersey could...

Murphy signs law impacting staffing, addressing isolation at long-term care facilities

Gov. Phil Murphy took another step Friday toward reforming the long-term care industry by signing bills that mandate specific staff-to-resident ratios and address social isolation issues. Bill S2712 requires minimum direct care staff-to-resident ratios in...

Based on data … second surge is here

It’s fair to say the second wave is here. Gov. Phil Murphy reported Friday that New Jersey had 1,139 new positive COVID-19 cases, pushing the state’s cumulative total to 225,430. The recent run of numbers is...

Bergen New Bridge opens LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness Center

Transgender and gender non-binary New Jerseyans often experience discrimination and misunderstanding from health care providers. And they have a strong desire for a health provider that can deliver diverse services in a compassionate and...

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If you insure your commercial vehicle with NJM, you’re in luck. And due a small refund. On Monday, NJM announced it is returning a portion...

Kuras joins Unity Bank as chief lending officer

Adam Kuras has joined Unity Bank as chief lending officer, bringing more than 27 years of banking and finance leadership experience to the community bank. Unity Bank...

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Rider extends President Dell’Omo’s contract through 2024

Rider University has extended the contract of President Gregory Dell’Omo for two years beyond his current agreement, to July 31, 2024, it announced this...

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When Gov. Phil Murphy announced the state was making $70 million of CARES Act money available to small businesses — especially the restaurant industry...