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ROI-NJ Influencers: Health Care 2019 — A to L

Cathy Ainora Chief integration officer Hackensack Meridian Health Talk about a busy role. Imagine being the person charged with integrating the continual drumbeat of mergers, acquisitions and partnerships that surround the ever-growing Hackensack Meridian Health. That jobs...

Morristown-based medical liability agency acquires Toro Risk

Acadia Professional LLC, a medical professional liability agency, announced Wednesday it has acquired Lawrenceville, Georgia-based Toro Risk Consulting Group LLC, a health care consulting firm. Under terms of the deal, Toro Risk will move its...

Kristin Peck to take over as CEO of Zoetis on Jan. 1

Kristin Peck will take over as CEO of Parsippany-based Zoetis on Jan. 1, the Fortune 500 company announced Thursday morning. Peck’s ascension is part of an orderly succession plan, the animal health company said. Juan...

Humana announces N.J. expansion, to offer Medicare Advantage in 7 new counties

Humana Inc. is increasing the amount of health plan choices it offers Medicare beneficiaries in New Jersey. The health and well-being company said on Wednesday it will provide its Humana Medicare Advantage plans to a larger...

HealthCare Institute of N.J. honors STEM Pathways Network with excellence award

The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey presented its “STEM Excellence Award” to the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network recently, honoring NJSPN for its accomplishments in driving excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education...

Horizon BCBSNJ named exclusive medical carrier for N.J. employee health programs

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey announced Monday that it has been named the exclusive medical carrier for the state of New Jersey’s public employee health programs, the State Health Benefits Program...

Currax acquires biopharma firm focused on weight loss treatments

Currax Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company based in Morristown, announced Friday it has acquired Nalpropion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of weight loss. Under terms of the deal, Currax will now own the...

Ciattarelli, Wisniewski on whether they’ll run for governor (again) in 2021 — and how...

Former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli is not allowed to announce he is running for governor until January. But he can tell folks what he plans to do. That was clear Thursday at the State of the...

Conlin taking temporary leave of absence from Horizon

Kevin Conlin, the chairman and CEO of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, is taking a temporary leave of absence to attend to medical issues, ROI-NJ has learned. Conlin stepped away from the...

‘American public has had it’: Norcross tells health insurance group changes he’d implement to...

George Norcross, chairman of Cooper University Health Care, got straight to the point in his keynote address at the State of the State event sponsored by the New Jersey Association of Health Underwriters. Speaking to...

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Logistics and distribution provider Staci Group inks 285K sq. ft. lease in Dayton

Staci Group, a multichannel fulfillment provider, on Tuesday announced it signed a 285,362-square-foot industrial lease at 10 Sigle Lane in Dayton, according to an...

NJEDA’s North Brunswick incubator credited with over $9B in economic impact to N.J.

The Incubator at North Brunswick, part of the 50-acre research park known as the New Jersey Bioscience Center, located on Route 1, has been...

Atlantic City breaks ground on Pop Lloyd Stadium renovation project

Atlantic City’s iconic Pop Lloyd Stadium is undergoing a renovation that will see it transition from solely a baseball field into a multipurpose sports...

Hackensack Meridian Health, Aetna reach multiyear agreement; ensures continued in-network coverage for patients

Hackensack Meridian Health has reached a multiyear agreement with health insurance network Aetna. The agreement enables Aetna members to continue to receive in-network coverage...

Getting around: Transportation experts hold 1st (of many) meetings on World Cup

It’s never too soon to discuss transportation logistics around the FIFA 2026 World Cup. On Monday, New Jersey Transit hosted a workshop at Rutgers University –...