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NJCTH has launched a Faculty Developement Resource Guide. The Faculty Development Resource Guide was developed to meet the educational needs of our member physician-faculty. Based on a needs assessment conducted with our members, the Faculty Development Resource Guide is composed of topics that were identified as educational needs by our members.
New Jersey is experiencing a shortage of doctors. In fact, it’s projected that by 2020 the state will be about 3,000 primary care physicians short of what is needed to give optimal health care.
Hackensack among 3 NJ hospitals to be trained to receive Ebola patients (northjersy.com) Governor Christie named three hospitals Wednesday – including Hackensack University Medical Center – to receive intensive training and support so they are prepared to treat any Ebola patients in New Jersey.
Christie activates statewide Ebola preparedness plan (politickernj.com) Governor Christie today signed Executive Order 164 creating the Ebola Virus Disease Joint Response Team (EVD-JRT) that will direct and coordinate on all matters pertaining to New Jersey’s public health response.
CMS proposes 2016 Basic Health Program funding methodology (ahanews.com) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday issued a proposed methodology for determining federal payment amounts to states that establish a Basic Health Program for 2016.
Physicians feel unheard, overwhelmed (beckershospitalreview.com) Physicians just aren't listening to their c-suite executives, and the reason is simple, according to an article in Becker's Hospital Review. Doctors feel overwhelmed, disengaged and like their leaders aren't listening to them properly, writes author Maureen Ladouceur, vice president of Health Systems Products, Marketing and Services at Quantia Inc., and a registered nurse with more than 20 years of healthcare experience.
Raritan Bay's 100,000 sq. ft. medical building is complete (njbiz.com) Raritan Bay Medical Center said construction is complete on a new 100,000-square-foot Medical Arts Building at its Old Bridge location, scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2015.