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Barnabas Health President and CEO Barry Ostrowsky and Robert Wood Johnson Health System President Stephen K. Jones.

Proposed RWJ-Barnabas Merger May Portend More Consolidations Statewide

7-15-15
While studies find that most mergers lead to higher prices, health care executives point to improved "population health management."
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Seton Hall Law Professor: Ruling Puts Hospitals’ Tax Exemption Status in Question

7-14-15
Seton Hall Law Professor John Jacobi says that a judge's recent ruling stripping Morristown Medical Center of its tax exemption status could have larger consequences.
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Barnabas-RWJ merger approved by both boards

7-14-15
The boards of Barnabas Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Health System have approved a merger that would create New Jersey's largest health network, according to a source.
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Horses Help Medical Students Improve Bedside Manner

7-10-15
Rutgers Medical School offers Horses for Healers, a class that lets students interact with horses to become more aware of non-verbal cues that will help with future patients.
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Ramadan Fasting More Challenging in Summer Months

7-9-15
This year Ramadan falls in the summer, which is more challenging for Muslims who fast from daybreak to sundown.
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University Hospital Is One of the Busiest for Liver Transplants

7-9-15
University Hospital in Newark performed its first liver transplant 26 years ago. Today it's one of the busiest transplant centers in the nation.
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Former Asw. Quigley: Chief Medical Examiner System Is A Mess

7-9-15
Former Assemblywoman Joan Quigley called the chief medical examiner system a mess in a recent column. She said that autopsies are being conducted with questionable results.
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Studying Portuguese Man-of-War in New Jersey

7-8-15
Portuguese Man-of-War stings can be severe and they have been found along the Jersey Shore this summer.
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Perth Amboy Offers Summer Meals to Kids in Need with Help of Federal Funds

7-7-15
As part of an initiative to ensure students don't go hungry over the summer, Perth Amboy is using money from the USDA to bring children who qualify for free lunches during the school year meals while they're on summer break.
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Ways to Prevent Dehydration

7-7-15
On hot summer days, dehydration is a risk, especially when people are active outdoors. Learn how to prevent dehydration and spot the signs.