NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx Earns Top Teaching Hospital Award from Leapfrog Group

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx Earns Top Teaching Hospital Award from Leapfrog Group

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx Earns Top Teaching Hospital Award from Leapfrog Group The facility is one of 58 hospitals across the country to earn the honor this year December 06, 2022 NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx today received the Top Teaching Hospital designation from The Leapfrog Group, one of only 58 hospitals … Read more

There is a shortage of public health workers. How can it be fixed?

There is a shortage of public health workers.  How can it be fixed?

Labor shortages are a global problem, but they matter more in some regions than others. In retail, for example, not having enough staff is annoying and stressful; For public health and health care, this can mean lives lost or reduced. Even before the pandemic, the British Medical Journal, lancet, It is estimated that 43 million … Read more

BioNJ Hosts Its Inaugural Health Equity in Clinical Trials MBA Business Plan Case Competition

BioNJ Hosts Its Inaugural Health Equity in Clinical Trials MBA Business Plan Case Competition

,click here for a photo gallery from the contest.) Trenton, NJ, December 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BioNJ, of New Jersey Life Sciences Business Association, Hosted an Inaugural Health Equity on Clinical Trials MBA Business Plan Case Competition Saturday, December 3, at Rutgers Business School. BioNJ’s Business Plan Case Competition, part of a broader BioNJ strategic … Read more

encourage data sharing among health plans, hospitals, and providers to improve quality

encourage data sharing among health plans, hospitals, and providers to improve quality

Health plans can gain efficiency and improve quality by connecting to health information networks and encouraging hospital and provider participation as part of pay-for-performance programs. Am J Manage Care. 2022;28(12): In press , takeaway points Health plans, hospitals, and providers are increasingly recognizing that sharing claims and clinical data enables them to coordinate care, reduce … Read more

State health officials urge precautions against flu, coronavirus and RSV as cases rise

State health officials urge precautions against flu, coronavirus and RSV as cases rise

New York State’s Commissioner of Education and Health is recommending that communities and schools take precautions to prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, as influenza spikes and confirmed cases of the coronavirus remain a concern. In a joint letter released Monday, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett and Education Commissioner Betty Rosa advise members of the … Read more

More states offer health coverage to immigrant children

More states offer health coverage to immigrant children

A small but growing number of states are providing government health benefits to children regardless of their immigration status. Come January, Connecticut and New Jersey will join Washington, D.C., with nine states that already allow children without permanent legal status to enroll in Medicaid, the public health plan for low-income residents, or Its sister program, … Read more

New papers provide tools for health protection action

New papers provide tools for health protection action

I’m pleased to share two recently published science policy papers that I co-authored to advance health protection policies and practices regarding hazardous chemicals. two publications together – the evaluation of evidence paper and Epidemiology Toolkit The paper and – are supportive of government regulatory and non-regulatory actions as well as private industry initiatives to support … Read more