N.J. applies for additional unemployment aid, but officials warn it will be small ($300)...

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday that the state is applying for the FEMA Lost Wages Supplemental Assistance Program. The good news is that the approval process should only take a day or two, Department of...

Unexpected surge: N.J.’s health professionals see COVID slowing down … but now face...

Shereef Elnahal still has a tough time believing it. University Hospital in Newark — which was overflowing with COVID-19 patients during the state’s surge in the spring — now has only five such patients...

Horizon to form Medicare Advantage organization with HMH, RWJBH

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and the state’s two largest health care networks — Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJBarnabas Health — are making a big push into Medicare Advantage with the...

CarePlus names chief medical officer, two VPs

Care Plus NJ Inc., the Paramus-based primary and behavioral health services company, has named a new chief medical officer among a series of personnel moves, it announced this week. CarePlus said Dr. Daniel Finch is...

Heeding the call: Monmouth educator says telehealth is proving its worth during pandemic, which...

As much as mental health experts keep saying the demand for their services runs deep in New Jersey during the pandemic ... there's no one who can say they've fully excavated just how low...

Restaurant association desperate to resume indoor dining — or even hear from Murphy

The National Restaurant Association estimates that 30% of New Jersey restaurants will have to close permanently due to the impact of COVID-19. With the industry on the brink of collapse, Marilou Halvorsen, the head of...

Essex County Education Association: We cannot support reopening of schools in September

Anthony Rosamilia, the president of the Essex County Education Association — which represents more than 12,000 educators in the county — sent a letter to the county superintendent and dozens of elected officials Friday,...

Morristown Medical Center named top hospital in N.J. for 3rd straight year (UPDATED)

Morristown Medical Center was selected as the top hospital in New Jersey for the third consecutive year by the prestigious U.S. News & World Report rankings, it was announced Tuesday morning. Hackensack University Medical Center was ranked No....

Gov. Murphy, asking for some internet friends: Where is COVID finish line?

I didn’t intend for my tweet to start a Twitter storm. To be honest, I didn’t think it would draw as much attention as my shameless pic of some pretty good-looking fajitas I had...

Some local firms hope to bring bigger portion of pharma manufacturing back to...

The innovative cancer therapies that Rafael Pharmaceuticals is testing were developed in the U.S., they were discovered in the U.S. and the researcher — perhaps — first screamed, “Eureka,” there, too. That's why, according to...

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Ignite Venture Studio, a Princeton-based investment company focused on the digital health and beauty sectors, has hired a CEO for a new portfolio company...