New Jersey

Innovations

Hospital Gain-Sharing Program Offers Incentives to Physicians Based on Their Efficiency, Producing Significant Cost Savings Without Decline in Quality 03/17/14

In a 3-year pilot demonstration program with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 12 New Jersey hospitals known as the New Jersey Care Integration Consortium participated in a...

Citywide Collaborative Implements Multiple Initiatives That Reduce Appointment Wait Times, Readmissions, and Emergency Department Use for Low-Income Minority Patients 11/10/13

The Trenton Health Team is a not-for-profit, public–private partnership dedicated to expanding access to high-quality, coordinated care for vulnerable residents in Trenton, NJ. Governed by leaders...

Outpatient Center Evaluates Stable Patients Experiencing Recent Ministroke, Leading to Timely, Comprehensive Care and Lower Costs 12/24/12

Located in a hospital with a primary stroke center, the TIA Rapid Evaluation Center provides a timely, comprehensive evaluation on an outpatient basis of stable patients who have experienced a...

Free Skin Cancer Screening and Education at Beaches and Other Outdoor Venues Identify Many With Suspected Cancer, Enhance Knowledge of Protective Strategies 10/29/12

With financial support from the Office of Cancer Control within the New Jersey Department of Health, the Ocean Monmouth Health Alliance partners with local organizations and volunteers to...

Verizon Encourages Health Plans to Identify and Address Disparities, Leading to Enhanced Access to Information and Services for Minorities 08/08/12

Verizon adopted a policy related to selection of health plans and vendors that emphasizes the applicant's ability to identify and/or address health-related disparities among employees, family...

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