Stratford, NJ - According to Emily Bader of NJBiz, "Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine announced Friday that it has received a $2.55 million grant from the Health Resources Services Administration to improve geriatric health by establishing the New Jersey Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program. The grant will be used to train and equip health care providers statewide, according to Dr. Thomas Cavalieri, dean of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine."
NJII Awarded $2.9 Million Federal Grant to Advance Health Information Technology Services to Support Health Information Exchange
Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), acting as New Jersey's State-designated entity on behalf of the New Jersey Department of Health, has received a $2.9 million grant from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NJII will help the Department of Health ensure the sharing of quality data through its New Jersey Health Information Network (NJHIN).
Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) is recruiting growth-stage health IT companies (with revenues between $250K-$6MM) to participate in the third cohort of its HealthIT Connections Program. Funded by a grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Small Business ForwardSM initiative, the health IT program connects entrepreneurs with critical resources to help their businesses accelerate growth, create jobs and expand influence—all at no cost.
Princeton, NJ - According to John Greenwald of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, "What began as a chat between husband and wife has evolved into an intriguing scientific discovery. The results, published in May in BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) Open, show a “highly significant” correlation between periodic solar storms and incidences of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and giant cell arteritis (GCA), two potentially debilitating autoimmune diseases. The findings by a rare collaboration of physicists and medical researchers suggest a relationship between the solar outbursts and the incidence of these diseases that could lead to preventive measures if a causal link can be established."
Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state’s science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has announced that Dr. Donald H. Sebastian of Randolph has been named an Innovation Hero as part of the 2015 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards.
Princeton, NJ - Since mid-May, Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has infected 150 and killed 16 people in South Korea. Now, after months of quarantine, hundreds in the region are being released. Laura Kahn, a research scholar at the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs discusses the threat around the world.
Trenton, NJ - According to NJ Biz, "Dr. George F. Heinrich is the vice chair and chief executive officer of Foundation Venture Capital Group, a position he also holds with New Jersey Health Foundation, spoke with NJBIZ about the work of New Jersey Health Foundation and Foundation Venture Capital Group.
Trenton, NJ - An altered and diminished labor market has driven many people – from recent college graduates to retirees – to form their own high-tech startup companies, and their efforts have been facilitated by a robust Internet era, which features easy access to relevant information, as well as smooth communications with colleagues and other experts.
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