Another great weekend of health metrics for N.J.

New Jersey reported 349 additional COVID-19 cases on Sunday — making a weekend total of 777 and an overall total of 175,298. How low is that? Consider this: Florida, the state that once wanted New...

New rehab hospital officially opens in Madison

A new hospital has officially opened in Madison and is ready to treat patients, joint venture partners Atlantic Health and Kindred Health said on Tuesday. Madison Mayor Robert H. Conley and borough council representatives joined...

Catalent to acquire cell therapy company for $315M

Somerset-based drug delivery firm Catalent Inc. announced on Monday it has acquired MaSTherCell Global, a cell and gene therapy organization, for $315 million in cash. The acquisition will extend Catalent's position in the biotech industry,...

House passes bills to protect ACA, including requiring study of state-based health exchanges like...

The U.S. House of Representatives passed bills late Thursday night that would protect Affordable Care Act provisions that have recently been threatened or stripped by President Donald Trump’s administration, as well as promote greater...

A look inside the new Hackensack Meridian-Seton Hall medical school (slideshow)

The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University celebrated its official opening Wednesday. ROI-NJ got a sneak peek of three floors on Tuesday (see slideshow above). It looked impressive. The classrooms have some of the...

Ricci named St. Francis Medical Center’s interim president

St. Francis Medical Center has a new interim president, David Ricci, a former CEO and president of Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark. The Trenton hospital is currently merging with Cooper University Health Care as...

Unusual deal: Princeton biopharma firm merging with Hooters’ holding company

It may not seem like a logical match: a biopharma company and the owner of wings-n-things eatery chain Hooters. But that’s what’s happening, as Chanticleer Holdings Inc. has entered into a definitive merger agreement...

Atlantic Health, in expansion of existing partnership, will invest in CentraState, eventually become co-owner

The partnership between CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System grew a little more Monday, when both organizations announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to create a co-ownership of CentraState. Upon completion of...

Spencer Savings Bank donates $100K to N.J. hospitals battling COVID-19

Spencer Savings Bank announced recently it has made a $100,000 donation to help New Jersey hospitals in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. A donation of $50,000 was made to Hackensack University Medical Center and...

Vitamin Shoppe leases space in Secaucus

The Vitamin Shoppe has leased a 28,000-square-foot space at the Harmon Meadow complex in Secaucus. The deal was the largest new office lease in the Meadowlands in 2017, according to Cushman & Wakefield, which arranged...

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University Hospital awarded $182K to help enroll residents in ACA programs

University Hospital has been awarded $182,203 in state grant funding to help enroll under- and uninsured New Jersey residents in Affordable Care Act health...

1 year later, Choose says mission trip to India proving to be success

It may seem like a lifetime ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Gov. Phil Murphy’s trade mission trip to India with Choose New...

Vauxhall BBQ guru named SBA’s N.J. Small Business Person of the Year

The owner of a Vauxhall barbecue restaurant is the U.S. Small Business Administration’s New Jersey Small Business Person of the Year for 2020, the...

How 2020 is this? Quest piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 tests

How’s this for the ultimate in touchless service? Secaucus-based Quest Diagnostics announced Tuesday it is teaming up with Walmart and DroneUp on a pilot program...

Investment firm hires CEO for health care portfolio company

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...