RWJ Barnabas Health and Rutgers Proposed Partnership - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

RWJ Barnabas Health and Rutgers Proposed Partnership

In July 2017, RWJ Barnabas and Rutgers University announced a partnership that will create New Jersey’s largest academic healthcare system. The proposed partnership is hoped to improve healthcare delivery, accessibility, science innovation, and education, while creating a more competitive recruiting environment for top academics, researchers, and clinical practitioners.

Still in the early planning stages, the New Jersey Attorney General’s office is reviewing the Letter of Intent (LOI) submitted by the two parties in September of 2017. The Attorney General is assessing whether such a partnership is required to follow the CHAPA process. The LOI is posted on this website. As more materials become available, Merger Monitor will update this information.

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New deals coming
Jan 08 2020

Financial pressures and an increasingly competitive market are driving the consolidation of hospitals in New Jersey. While traditional hospital mergers and acquisitions will continue, an uptick in non-traditional alliances will also occur in 2020.

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Bayonne blues
Dec 02 2019

Bayonne Medical Center is looking for a merger partner amid a consolidation wave, but residents worry about losing access to acute care...

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FTC to Study the Impact of COPAs
Oct 23 2019

The Federal Trade Commission issued orders to five health insurance companies and two health systems to provide information that will allow the agency to study the effects of certificates of public advantage (COPAs) on prices, quality, access, and innovation...

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NJ AG recommends Virtua-Lourdes deal move forward
Jul 01 2019

The proposed deal calls for Virtua to acquire Lourdes and its hospitals, Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro and Our Lady of Lourdes in Camden, as well as Lourdes’ nursing school, medical associates and cardiology offices. TRENTON —

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Virtua to Acquire The Lourdes Health System
Jun 07 2018

Taken from the TapInto Camden, June 5, 2018 Camden, NJ—Virtua Health has signed an agreement to acquire Lourdes Health System from Trinity Health, including Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden. The boards of Virtua Health and Maxis Health System, an

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Sale of Meadowlands Hospital Receives Final Approval
Dec 18 2017

The state has approved the sale of Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, the Secaucus hospital where admissions have plummeted under private ownership, to a multimillionaire real-estate developer who owns a Bergen County surgical center. 

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HPAE Raises Concerns About HMH-JFK Merger
Oct 31 2017

Last night a dozen HPAE members and staff attended a public hearing on the affiliation of JFK Medical Center with Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH). If the merger goes through, HMH will own 15 hospitals in the state of New Jersey.

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Merger With Hackensack Health System Completed
Mar 02 2016

Palisades Medical Center and The Harborage are now officially part of the Hackensack Health System. Palisades Medical Center will be called HackensackUMC Palisades. HPAE has issued a press release on the merger, including the following comment from Local 5030 President Michele

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