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Andrews: Amazon health plan will test middlemen

Middlemen in every industry are being put to the test. If they are useful, they stay; if they aren’t, they die. That’s how former U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews of New Jersey reflected on the announcement from...

Health care leadership academy welcomes 2nd cohort

The New Jersey Healthcare Executive Leadership Academy, targeting the next generation of leaders in New Jersey, has launched its second cohort. The six-month program is a partnership between the Medical Society of New Jersey, which...

N.J. pushes for science, manufacturing sectors

History is repeating itself as the state pivots back to its roots in the science and manufacturing sectors. In the past several months — and amid a change in administrations — legislators and industry leaders...

Amneal Pharma names EVP for commercial operations

Bridgewater-based Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC and Impax Laboratories Inc. announced Tuesday that Andrew S. Boyer has joined Amneal as executive vice president, commercial operations. Boyer, who will serve in the same capacity following the merger with...

Pernix Therapeutics promotes finance exec

Morristown-based Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc. has promoted an executive to senior vice president, chief business officer and principal financial officer. Angus Smith has been with the specialty pharmaceutical company since September 2014 in a variety...

Schaer implores health sector for out-of-network help

Assemblyman Gary Schaer admonished insurers and health care providers Monday for failing to come to an agreement on the nearly decade-long out-of-network debate. The issue continues to languish in the Legislature. During the Assembly Financial Institutions...

Supporters hope latest out-of-network bill becomes law

Speaker Craig Coughlin is hopeful that the latest version of an out-of-network bill to hit the state Assembly will soon become law. Coughlin (D-Woodbridge), testified Monday at a hearing of his old committee, Financial Institutions...

Murphy ponders modifying ‘gift ban’ for docs

Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is working on modifying a rule enacted in the final days of Gov. Chris Christie’s term that limited the dollar value of gifts from pharmaceutical companies to doctors, in an...

Cancer Genetics CEO quits; COO to serve in interim

Rutherford-based Cancer Genetics Inc., an oncology research company, announced Monday that Panna Sharma has stepped down as CEO, president and director of the company. The company’s board has named John A. “Jay” Roberts, currently the...

Certara acquires life sciences data company

Princeton-based Certara, a drug development and regulatory sciences company, announced that it has acquired BaseCase Management GmbH, a life sciences data visualization company headquartered in Berlin. BaseCase will join Certara’s Strategic Consulting Services division. “We are...

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