Reform Update: Exchanges need better tech or better info on narrow networks, experts say
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
“A recent Modern Healthcare article http://www.modernhealthcare.com/ * noted: “Experts and consumer advocates have faulted the Obamacare insurance exchanges for not providing clear, accurate and up...
Origin of Presidents' Day fire announced
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The origination of the four-alarm Presidents Day fire that displaced 14 people on West 34th Street has been announced by the Bayonne Fire Department. “The fire investigator determined tha...
Bayonne opens warming center again
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The city of Bayonne planned to open its warming center on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 9 p.m. because of the severe temperature drops predicted for Thursday night into Friday morning. The warmin...
Hackensack Riverkeeper calls for banning of oil trains through NJ communities
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Hackensack Riverkeeper has joined the Bergen County-based Coalition to Ban Unsafe Oil Trains in calling for substantive changes in the way oil is shipped so that people and their waterways are bett...
Palisades Medical Center to receive over $1.2M in Sandy relief funds
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker announced $2,651,275.80 in federal Sandy relief grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance grant to ...
Hoboken’s next-gen smart bikes approved; no start date yet
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—The last major roadblock in the path of the Hoboken-Weehawken bike share has fallen, and the program is expected to roll out in the next three months, though perhaps not as soon as original...
Grant to pay for new scoreboard at Berry Lane Park
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Nearly 900 more Jersey City children and teenagers will now be able to play baseball when Berry Lane Park opens thanks to a $173,500 grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund to install M...
Complex Care Management: A Tool for Improving Quality, Lowering Costs
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently the Commonwealth Fund http://www.commonwealthfund.org * noted: “Care management programs that focus on patients with complex health and social needs are increasingly viewed by health syste...
Scholarship opportunity for Bayonne high school juniors and seniors
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The city of Bayonne is seeking participants for the Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship, which offers state high school juniors and seniors an opportunity for financial ass...
Menendez speaks out on immigration ruling
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) sharply criticized a Texas federal court ruling that put on hold President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration. “There is no question th...