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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.
VP of Health and Nutrition for South Jersey Nonprofit Named Department of Health WIC Director (state.nj.us) A clinical dietitian with 25 years of experience managing health and nutrition programs joined the Health Department today as director of the Special Supplemental Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC), Health Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd announced.
Congress approves CR funding government through Dec. 11 (ahanews.com) The Senate last night voted 78-22 to approve a continuing resolution (H.J. Res 124) extending funding for all federal programs through Dec. 11. The measure was approved by the House Wednesday and now goes to the president for his signature.
Over Half-Million More New Jersey Residents Now Have Health Insurance (njspotlight.com) Obamacare, Medicaid expansion key factors in big increase in number of people with medical coverageThe number of uninsured New Jersey residents has been nearly cut in half, in large part due to the Affordable Care Act, according to a newly released survey.
Are bigger hospitals better? (philly.com) American hospitals are becoming bigger. Facilities in many markets are following a growing trend of merging to form larger health systems. Many of these systems are growing even larger by acquiring physician practices.
Public Service Enterprise : PSE&G and Trinitas Regional Medical Center Win Energy Efficiency Award (worldeinnews.com) The New Jersey Association of Energy Engineers has selected a $3.7 million energy efficiency effort implemented at Trinitas Regional Medical Center and financed by Public Service Electric and Gas Company as their Project of the Year.