Archive for August 2012

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield expands patient care home program in Hunterdon, Somerset and Mercer counties

August 20, 2012

Hunterdon Healthcare Partners and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) recently announced a collaboration which will transform physician practices into Patient Centered Medical Homes and increase accountability for providing patients with more comprehensive, coordinated care. These practices also focus on ensuring their patients are receiving care that … More

New Jersey legislators attend healthcare hearing at William Paterson University

August 13, 2012

The first class of DNP students at William Paterson University, Wayne, N.J., presided May 5 at an invitational hearing on health policy issues for state legislators and political leaders. The DNP students provided testimony on various healthcare issues affecting the community. Attendees included state senator Nellie Pou, state assemblywoman Nancy Munoz, … More

Education Expert to Help Lead New Jersey Nursing Initiative

August 7, 2012

CONTACT: Gretchen Wright 202/371-1999 Education Expert to Help Lead New Jersey Nursing Initiative New Deputy Director Will Support Goal of Ending State’s Nurse Faculty Shortage Trenton, N.J.—The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI), a multi-year, multi-million-dollar project of RWJF and the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Foundation, today announced the … More

Seton Hall focuses on male recruitment

August 6, 2012

Thanks to students’ initiative, an official American Assembly for Men in Nursing charter in the fall and prospects of a local conference on the horizon, male nursing students at Seton Hall University College of Nursing have a lot of support. The South Orange, N.J.-based university’s nursing program, which already exceeds national … More