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Biopharma firm Provention Bio names CFO, chief scientific officer

Lebanon-based Provention Bio Inc. has announced two new appointments. The clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to sourcing, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics aimed at intercepting and preventing immune-mediated disease, Thursday announced the appointment of Andrew Drechsler...

Rutgers-Camden opens $62.5M Nursing and Science building

Camden’s growing reputation as an “eds and meds” center in the state got another big boost this week with the dedication of Rutgers-Camden’s $62.5 million Nursing and Science building. University officials feel the 107,000-square-foot building,...

N.J. health commissioner to become hospital association CEO

The state’s health commissioner is going to be the new CEO and president of the New Jersey Hospital Association, according to a board of trustees announcement Tuesday. Cathleen Bennett, who has served as the commissioner...

Retiring Virtua CEO describes lessons learned, changes in industry

Virtua has become a household name in parts of South Jersey, but it wasn’t always that way. Retiring CEO Richard Miller said that, after he led the merger of two hospitals that created the new...

RWJBarnabas, CareOne announce acute to post-acute care partnership

The state’s largest health system has partnered with New Jersey's largest family-owned and -operated senior care provider to further develop an existing relationship focused on transition of acute to post-acute care. Barry Ostrowsky, CEO and...

Eisai hires Celgene exec as SVP for Americas Commercial oncology unit

Eisai Inc. has named a new senior vice president of its Americas Commercial, Oncology Business Group. The Tokyo-based company’s U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary is headquartered in Woodcliff Lake. Michael Amoroso will lead the team in creating and...

Muscle product firm names interim CEO to permanent post

MYOS RENS Technology Inc. has made its interim CEO permanent. The Cedar Knolls-based company's products focus on muscle health and performance. Joseph Mannello has agreed to work for an option to purchase 300,000 shares of the...

Health care institute hopes program will show if payment reform works

Is the much-touted value-based reimbursement model, in which providers get paid for care of a patient rather than per procedure, working? It’s a question the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center is asking...

NJHA’s Ryan: New attempt to kill ACA would cost N.J. $3.9B in funds

The last-ditch attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, a proposal by U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy, would cost New Jersey $3.9 billion in federal health care funds by 2026, according to...

Biologics firm Catalent makes $950M deal for drug services firm

Catalent Inc. has bought Bloomington, Indiana-based Cook Pharmica LLC for $950 million. The Somerset-based company will pay $750 million upon closing for the integrated provider of drug substance and drug product manufacturing and related services. The...

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Murphy signs ‘Fair Chance in Housing Act’

Landlords in New Jersey will be barred from asking about criminal history on housing applications in most instances, according to legislation signed Friday by...

Building that needs no introduction: Department of Health HQ to be named for Persichilli

In recognition of her service to the people of New Jersey during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state’s top officials announced Friday that the new...

Borgata announces charter flights to A.C. through MGM program

The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa announced Friday a partnership with Sun Country Airlines that it hopes will attract out-of-state players from 75 departure...

For Estabrook, $3M donation to Monmouth Medical Center is personal

It was a few days after her husband had suffered a debilitating stroke that would eventually cost him his life. Anne Evans Estabrook was sitting...

Columbia Bank to acquire Freehold Bank through merger agreement

The parent of Columbia Bank has signed a merger agreement to acquire Freehold Bank, it announced this week. Columbia Bank MHC, the mutual holding company...