A new name. Millions in investments. Major renovations. New services. Some 300 new employees. Will it be enough to turn around an ailing, nearly 100-year-old hospital in rural South Jersey?
The nation’s hospitals have been merging at a rapid pace for a decade, forming powerful organizations that influence nearly every health care decision consumers make.
The 408 workers at Memorial Hospital of Salem County who were just sent layoff notices have little reason to fear that they're going to lose their jobs permanently, but they must be feeling some trepidation over what comes next.
How we treat the most vulnerable in society speaks volumes about who we are as a people, and about our values, and about our priorities.
In one case, a nursing assistant removed a soiled diaper from a severely disabled child, then, still wearing the same pair of gloves, attached a respiratory tube to the child.
Deaths of children — nine from viral outbreak in Passaic County, one from bacterial outbreak in an Essex County hospital with ‘major infection control deficiencies’ — leads to new inspections, training
The NJ Department of Health is dispatching a team of infection-control officials and experts to inspect five pediatric facilities next month in the aftermath of two separate viral and bacterial outbreaks..
Flanked by nurses and healthcare workers, U.S. Senator Bob Menendez today underscored his record of fighting to ensure quality, affordable health care to millions of New Jerseyans.
Last week it was reported that Health Professionals and Allied Employees Local 5138, had scored a victory when the National Labor Relations Board threw out a petition calling for a decertification election at the hospital.
Specialty facility in Passaic County has suspended admissions after seven children died, 11 more infected