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Specialty pharma firm Pernix’s CFO is leaving

Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc., a Morristown specialty pharmaceutical company, announced that its president and chief financial officer is leaving at year-end to pursue other professional opportunities. Graham Miao’s resignation from the position he has held...

Generic drugmaker Amneal merges with California’s Impax

Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC and Impax Laboratories Inc. have combined in an all-stock transaction. Shareholders of Bridgewater-based Amneal Holdings will own approximately 75 percent of the combined company, with California-based Impax’s shareholders owning about 25 percent...

NJII, Rutgers creating manufacturing institute for pharma industry

The New Jersey Innovation Institute and Rutgers University are forming the New Jersey Continuous Manufacturing Institute to advance innovative manufacturing technologies in the pharmaceutical industry. The NJCMI, a New Jersey Institute of Technology corporation, combines...

Mallinckrodt formally opens 190K sq.ft. Bedminster facility

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals officially opened its new office space on Route 206 in Bedminster on Monday at an event celebrating the specialty drugmaker and its 500 workers who have moved into the 190,000-square-foot facility. U.S. Rep....

Adding RWJBarnabas to plan’s Tier 1 fuels AmeriHealth N.J. expansion

AmeriHealth New Jersey’s announced expansion into six new counties is the result of adding RWJBarnabas Health — the state’s largest health system — to Tier 1 in its AmeriHealth Advantage plan. The insurer will now...

Exec explains how insurers and others must cope with ACA changes

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s latest actions to weaken the Affordable Care Act, one former insurance executive’s insights shed light on the market’s viability. The former regional CEO of UnitedHealthcare, Michael Turpin, said...

Eye care company acquires Freehold ophthalmic technology firm

Eye Care Leaders has acquired iMedicWare and will have the Freehold company’s founder head its technology solutions. Arun Kapur has more than a decade in the ophthalmic software and technology industry. He has extensive eye...

Biotech firm names doctor as new chief medical officer

BioAegis Therapeutics Inc., a privately held biotechnology company based in North Brunswick, has announced a new chief medical officer. Dr. Mark J. DiNubile combines clinical and research expertise with broad pharmaceutical industry experience, coupled with...

N.J. health care officials get up-close look at hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

As they toured the grounds at Hermanos Melendez, a private hospital located about a 20-minute drive from the capital, a team of 20 health care professionals from New Jersey heard stories of the challenges...

N.J. insurers brace for loss of ACA subsidies, plan to hike ’18 premiums

New Jersey’s insurers have been preparing for a move by President Donald Trump’s administration like the late-night executive order that ends $7 billion in subsidies for the companies participating in the Affordable Care Act...

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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....