Quest to sell online COVID-19 test kits that do not require visit to doctor

Secaucus-based Quest Diagnostics is now offering a COVID-19 test that individuals can order online without visiting a doctor's office. The company said individuals can purchase the QuestDirect COVID-19 Active Infection test through QuestDirect, the consumer-initiated testing...

Murphy to recent Seaside Heights crowd: ‘Stop with the house parties and the irresponsible...

After what was supposed to be a simple website launch ended up encouraging over 1,000 fans to crowd outside of a house in Seaside Heights this past Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy had a message...

Atlantic Health’s Gragnolati: Jerseyans can stop 2nd surge — but only if they follow...

Brian Gragnolati has good reason to be happy. Atlantic Health System has just 12 COVID-19 patients in all of its facilities. Some hospitals, in fact, do not have any. That’s a far cry from 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...

Braven Health: An inside look at its creation — and how it will work...

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Hackensack Meridian Health and RWJBarnabas Health announced Monday the creation of Braven Health, a company built on providing better access and flexibility to Medicare Advantage consumers. ROI-NJ...

Upper Saddle River communications firm opens San Diego office

A medical communications firm based in Upper Saddle River has opened a San Diego office to serve its clients, particularly those on the West Coast. Health & Wellness Partners LLC said in a news release...

Murphy: Despite positive COVID tests, school reopenings are no cause for concern

After about a week of being back in session, at least six different school districts across the state have had to alter their in-person learning plans after positive COVID-19 test results from students and...

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...

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...

Gilead Sciences paying $21B in cash for Immunomedics and its cancer-fighter Trodelvy

California-based biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences Inc. has agreed to buy Morris Plains-based cancer treatment specialist Immunomedics in a $21 billion cash deal, the two announced. Gilead, which focuses on treatments for unmet needs, will pay...

Latest Articles

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...