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UHC, AmeriHealth expanding health coverage, they say at underwriters event

UnitedHealthcare is hoping to roll out its own tiered network plan in New Jersey and will expand its provider coverage into New York, and AmeriHealth New Jersey is expanding into six new counties in...

Cranbury biotech firm names experienced exec as SVP

Cranbury-based biotech company Amicus Therapeutics has named an experienced pharmaceutical executive as its senior vice president of business and corporate development, it announced Friday. In his new role, Dr. Michael C. Diem will lead all...

Milestone Scientific’s chairman takes over as interim CEO

Livingston-based drug delivery products company Milestone Scientific Inc. has named its chairman as interim CEO, following the resignation of the firm’s CEO and president. Milestone said Thursday that Leslie Bernhard will replace Daniel Goldberger, who...

Fresh start for Bergen hospital under New Bridge name

The state’s largest county-owned hospital, formerly the for-profit Bergen Regional Medical Center, has opened its doors as the nonprofit New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus. The change in ownership after 20 years comes with a...

Continuum to provide services to hospitalist group Adfinitas

Continuum Health, which is known for providing physicians with administrative services to help reduce the burden of those costs, recently announced it is partnering with Adfinitas Health, the largest hospitalist group in the Mid-Atlantic...

S. Jersey’s Kennedy Health renamed Jefferson Health after merger

The Kennedy Health name will disappear from the health system’s buildings as it transitions to Jefferson Health under the terms of a merger that became effective last month. The system’s three facilities will now be...

Former Bristol-Myers exec becomes SVP with Celldex

A former Bristol-Myers Squibb vice president has joined Hampton’s Celldex Therapeutics Inc. Dr. Margo Heath-Chiozzi will be the senior vice president of regulatory affairs for the drug company. She has more than 25 years of experience...

Integra wraps up $1B purchase of J&J neurosurgery unit

Medical technology leader Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. has completed its $1.045 billion acquisition of Codman Neurosurgery from Johnson & Johnson. “The addition of Codman Neurosurgery expands our global leadership position by creating one of the...

Health insurers ramp up efforts to reach individual, minority markets

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and AmeriHealth New Jersey are stepping up their efforts to market Affordable Care Act marketplace plans in the wake of the federal government’s 90 percent funding...

Quest Diagnostics acquires two Conn. hospitals’ lab services

Secaucus' Quest Diagnostics now has the outreach lab services operations of two Connecticut hospitals. Doctors and patients of the William W. Backus Hospital and the Hospital of Central Connecticut, both of Hartford HealthCare, will now...

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State awards $100M in total to 18 communities for boardwalks

Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration Friday announced the award of $100 million in Boardwalk Preservation Fund grants to 18 municipalities to assist them in addressing...

Talking the talk: Harmon looking for more action after disparity study

John Harmon, the head of the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, has spoken with Gov. Phil Murphy on a few occasions...

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A panel featuring companies that are investing heavily in the state of New Jersey will highlight the ReNew Jersey Business Summit & Expo …...

Cardillo & Co. acquired by RRBB

Ralph Cardillo, a CPA with years of experience at a Big Four firm as well as his own boutique shop, has joined RRBB Advisors...