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News Roundup – September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. QualCare launching enhanced health management plan for its employers (NJ Biz) QualCare, which administers health plans for employers across the state, is offering the members of those plans an enhanced …

News Roundup – September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014

The following is the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) weekly news roundup, highlighting nursing and health care stories from around the state. The Affordable Care Act turns 1: How N.J.’s medical landscape is changing (Inside Jersey) New Jersey medical practices are gaining new patients and serving new populations with the expansion …

Newsletter Issue 17: September 2014

September 22, 2014

In this Issue: Curriculum Changes Emerge as a New Priority for NJNI Deans and CNOs: Together by Design Four N.J. Nursing Scholars Complete Advanced Degree Programs A New Year for the Collaborative Learning Community Alumni and Scholars Update Did You Know…? Curriculum Changes Emerge as a New Priority for NJNI Over the past year since they were appointed …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …