University Hospital is the only public acute care hospital in the state and one of three level 1 trauma centers in New Jersey. It is also the premier research and teaching hospital for the state.
What does the coming year look like for health care in New Jersey? ROI-NJ asked several insiders and a few themes emerged. Here’s what they had to say:
After eight years of trying, registered nurses at a South Jersey hospital have voted to approve their first-ever contract.
Nurses at Memorial Hospital of Salem County voted throughout the day on Thursday, December 13 to ratify a first contract agreement between HPAE Local 5142 and the new owners of the hospital, currently CHA.
Nurses from two Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals ratified a 22-month contract that includes a pledge to hire more nurses, satisfying what their union said was their biggest concern.
On Thursday, December 13, 2018, Registered Nurses with the Health Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE), at Jersey Shore University Medical Center (JSUMC) and Southern Ocean Medical Center (SOMC), ratified new 22-month contracts with Hackensack-Meridian Health.
During CEO John Kastanis’ tenure at University Hospital, HPAE members have raised concerns for patient safety and the stability of the hospital.