Archive for November 2012

First NP-owned, managed healthcare provider joins Horizon network

November 26, 2012

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has announced an agreement with New Perspectives Health Care, LLC that will make the Sparta, N,J.-based provider the first nurse practitioner-owned and managed adult primary care provider within the Horizon BCBSNJ network. Read More

Multi-Million-Dollar Initiative Reports Progress in Addressing New Jersey’s Nurse Faculty Shortage

November 19, 2012

CONTACT: Gretchen Wright or Jonathan Padget 202/371-1999 State Senate Committee Hearing Highlights Efforts to Avert Health Workforce Crisis, Challenges That Remain TRENTON, N.J.—State legislators today heard that the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI) has made progress in addressing the state’s staggering 10.5 percent nursing faculty vacancy rate, but that more needs to be … More

New Jersey nurses celebrate career accomplishments

November 1, 2012

Nurses from six different colleges and universities in the state have completed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Jersey Nursing Initiative. A group of 19 RNs known as New Jersey Nursing Scholars graduated with MSN degrees in preparation for becoming nursing faculty in the state. Read More