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Horizon’s big move is credit to Conlin: This is part of his longer view

Last fall, in his first public statements as the chairman, CEO and president of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Kevin Conlin played it close the vest. He was thoughtful and deliberate,...

Vital Decisions promotes president to CEO

Vital Decisions LLC, an Edison-based company focused on serious illness advanced care planning, announced Monday it has appointed Leah Puccio as its CEO. Puccio, who previously served as the Edison-based company's president, is succeeding long-time...

BrainsWay appoints medtech industry vet as its new CEO

BrainsWay Ltd., an Israeli-based medical device company with operations in Hackensack, announced on Monday its board of directors has appointed Dr. Christopher von Jako as its new CEO and president, effective January 2020. “Dr. von...

Medicines Co. to be acquired by Novartis for $9.7B

Novartis, a Swiss drugmaker with U.S. operations in Hanover, has entered into a deal to acquire Parsippany-based biotech The Medicines Co. for $9.7 billion. Under the merger, Novartis will pay $85 per share, a premium...

Ex-VA head Shulkin to discuss serving presidents, state of public service at Rutgers event

Dr. David Shulkin, the ninth secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will share insights about his service to two presidents and the current state of public service at an event Dec. 2...

Innovative intervention initiative is working — and has been extended

I met Felisha Buzzard for the first time at Camden County College, where we were both preparing to address a gathering of various reporters, stakeholders and officials, when she told me the story she...

Zoetis acquires ZNLabs, a vet reference laboratory

Zoetis Inc., a Parsippany-based animal health company, announced on Friday it has acquired ZNLabs, a veterinary diagnostic laboratory company. This deal follows Zoetis' recent entrance into the reference laboratory services market with its acquisition of...

NAI Hanson negotiates lease to bring endocrinologist to Maywood

NAI James E. Hanson, a commercial real estate firm based in Teterboro, announced Thursday it has negotiated a lease to bring an endocrinologist to Maywood. NAI Hanson's Darren Lizzack and Randy Horning represented the tenant,...

NJHA study: Here are N.J.’s most vulnerable ZIP codes when looking at health

The most vulnerable communities in terms of health are centered around New Jersey's largest cities, according to a new study and database by the New Jersey Hospital Association. The not-for-profit trade organization said it examined...

NINDS Awards Coriell Institute in Camden a $7.7M medical research contract

The Coriell Institute for Medical Research in Camden has been awarded a $7.7 million contract for medical research by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health. The...

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Founder of A.C.-based Masterpiece Advertising sets sight on opening cannabis cultivation facility

With more than three decades of success in the advertising and marketing space, representing major brands across the U.S. and around the globe, Phyllis...

Leading orthotic footwear company inks total of 135,874 sq. ft. in North Jersey 

A leading manufacturer of orthotic footwear has been expanding its footprint in North Jersey with 135,874 square feet in combined leasing activity arranged by...

NJCU, in next critical step, announces Strategic Enrollment Plan

Be the bachelor’s degree completion institution of choice for Hudson County residents … be the most transfer-friendly public university in the state … consistently...

United Way of Greater Newark welcomes 2 new board members

United Way of Greater Newark recently announced it expanded its board of trustees with the appointment of two distinguished new members, Jeffrey Plaut,...

Prospect Crossing, Bayonne’s newest multifamily luxury midrise, to launch leasing

Prospect Crossing, a five-story residential building in Bayonne, is undergoing finishing touches and nearing its leasing debut, according to a Monday announcement from Vida...