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Clara Maass increases focus on Latino health

Clara Maass Medical Center has made an effort to meet the needs of its growing Hispanic, and specifically Puerto Rican, population by opening the Center of Excellence for Latino Health last year. Mary Ellen Clyne,...

Cranbury infectious disease publication has new editor

Contagion has a new editor in chief. The Cranbury-based digital and print publication provides infectious disease practitioners and specialists with disease-specific information designed to improve patient outcomes and assist with the identification, diagnosis, treatment and...

N.J.’s hospitals climb safety rankings, Leapfrog says

Forty-four percent of New Jersey’s hospitals were awarded “A” grades for safety by The Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C-based organization, which released its much-anticipated Fall 2017 rankings Tuesday morning. As a result, New Jersey’s state...

RWJBarnabas exec arrested in Del., charged with lewdness

Gerald “Jay” Picerno, the chief strategy officer of RWJBarnabas Health, was arrested Friday in Newark, Delaware, and charged with lewdness and indecent exposure related to incidents on the University of Delaware campus in September. Picerno,...

Parsippany pharma firm adds EVP, development chief

Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals has named a new executive vice president and chief development officer. Amir Tavakkol joins the Parsippany-based company from Viamet Pharmaceuticals, where he led the antifungal drug development programs. "We are pleased to welcome...

Quest acquires series of California lab service centers

Secaucus’ Quest Diagnostics has acquired certain assets of California Laboratory Associates, a clinical lab network serving patients and providers in the Greater Los Angeles area. The financial terms were not disclosed. CLA's operations and patients were...

Pharmacy provider, related company both name COOs

Partners Pharmacy has added a new chief operating officer. Anthony Spero will continue his current role as CEO and president of Ascend Hospice, Home Health and Concierge Home in Rochelle Park. “I’m thrilled by this opportunity,”...

Is Amazon eyeing pharma? Application leads to speculation

Amazon, which just diversified its portfolio with the addition of Whole Foods, may be adding another sector to its operations: the pharmaceutical industry. A recent report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch identified New Jersey as...

Ryan, outgoing NJHA head, knows issues remain

Her job is most often described as herding cats or tap dancing. Possibly both. But after 10 years as CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association, Betsy Ryan is leaving her post at the end of...

In breast cancer fight, more brands and treatments lower costs

For Dr. Deborah Toppmeyer, chief medical officer of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the biggest statistic involving breast cancer in the state may be the most troubling to acknowledge. In the past few...

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Pallone secures $1.25M for Alberta Lake Environmental Cleanup and Restoration Project in Neptune 

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone recently secured $1.25 million in Community Project Funding for the Alberta Lake Environmental Cleanup and Restoration Project in Neptune Township....

Why New Jersey needs to embrace crypto

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