News Roundup

News Roundup – September 16, 2014

September 16, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. ‘Silver Tsunami’ of Older Residents Shapes Debate on Long-Term Care Policy (NJ Spotlight) The “silver tsunami” of older New Jersey residents who need long-term support and services is spurring the … More

News Roundup – September 9, 2014

September 9, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. In Face of National Declines Nurses Unions Look to Expand in South Jersey (NJ Spotlight) As the number of hospitals shrinks, the number of nurses who belong to a union … More

News Roundup – September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. Diocese of Camden puts nursing homes up for sale (South Jersey Times) The Diocese of Camden is looking for a buyer for all three of its nursing homes, as Bishop … More

News Roundup – August 26, 2014

August 26, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. Inspira Woodbury nurses file to join union (South Jersey Times) A statewide health care and nurses union has announced that registered nurses at Inspira Medical Center Woodbury have filed with … More

News Roundup – August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. Pascack Valley CNO reflects on year since HackensackUMC hospital opened (Nurse.com) Despite a six-year wait that included a bankruptcy filing by the former Pascack Valley Hospital and a court battle … More

News Roundup – August 5, 2014

August 5, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. N.J.’s county-run nursing homes face uncertain future as Medicaid funding dwindles (South Jersey Times) County-run nursing homes used to be the norm in New Jersey, as local governments fulfilled … More

News Roundup – July 29, 2014

July 29, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. Trinitas launches residency programs for nurses (Nurse.com) Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth has introduced two residency programs for novice nurses to acquaint them with emergency and med/surg nursing through … More

News Roundup – July 15, 2014

July 15, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. Union County College Awarded Robert Wood Johnson Grant (Suburban News) Union County College has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its New Jersey Health … More

News Roundup – July 8, 2014

July 8, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. Grants fund college’s nursing scholarships (NJ Biz) Thomas Edison State College has received $700,000 in grants that will enable it to provide scholarships to about 50 nursing students over the … More

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