Research services firm acquires safety solutions business

WIRB Copernicus Group has acquired Vigilare International. Princeton’s WCG provides clinical research regulatory and ethical review services for human research, while Pennsylvania-based Vigilare International provides integrated, end-to-end pharmacovigilance and drug safety solutions for the biopharmaceutical...

A distinctive approach to addiction, mental health woes

Peg Wright of The Center for Great Expectations shouldn’t be left out of any conversation about the state’s big employers. Although her business is in the nonprofit space, she has about 100 full- and part-time...

Bacharach CEO named chair of national rehabilitation group

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....

Atlantic Health, Kindred announce location of rehab site

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...

Cape Regional Medical Center opens 3rd urgent care facility

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...

Christie approves 26 facilities for opioid treatment bed increase

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...

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

(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...

Merck subsidiary buys health care analytics firm

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....

Summit Medical Group, ever growing, acquires Bergen group

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...

Atlantic Health finds innovative solutions among its staff

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...

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