June 5
 

NJ Spotlight - Controversial proposal advances to expand scope of APN practice

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/04/controversial-proposal-advances-to-expand-scope-of-practice-for-apns/
 

June 4
 

NJBiz - Bill to establish prescription drug pricing disclosure website clears committee

https://njbiz.com/bill-establish-prescription-drug-pricing-disclosure-website-clears-committee/
 

NJBiz - Nurses fight for full practice authority to increase patient access to care

https://njbiz.com/nurses-fight-full-practice-authority-increase-patient-access-care/
 

Fierce Healthcare - Physician compensation increases; up 3.4% for primary care doctors

https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/practices/physician-compensation-increases-up-3-4-for-primary-care-doctors
 

NJ 101.5 - Pollen is bothering NJ residents for longer periods of time

https://nj1015.com/pollen-is-bothering-nj-residents-for-longer-periods-of-time/
 

Modern Healthcare - CVS to aggressively expand healthcare services in stores

https://www.modernhealthcare.com/patient-care/cvs-aggressively-expand-healthcare-services-stores
 

NJ Spotlight - Some gains, but more room for improvement in NJ maternal care

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/06/03/some-gains-but-more-room-for-improvement-on-nj-maternal-care/
 

NJBiz - New report sheds light on hospital drug diversion and its role in the opioid crisis

https://njbiz.com/new-report-sheds-light-hospital-drug-diversion-role-opioid-crisis/
 

NJBiz - Patient Protection Act approved by state Senate committee

https://njbiz.com/patient-protection-act-approved-state-senate-committee/
 

NJBiz - Senate panel clears expansion of health insurance options for volunteer first responders

https://njbiz.com/senate-panel-clears-expansion-health-insurance-volunteer-first-responders/
 

The Philadelphia Inquirer - How the record U.S. measles outbreak could affect your summer plans

https://www.inquirer.com/health/measles-summer-camp-vacation-plane-immunization-quarantine-20190530.html
 

June 3
 

NJ 101.5 - NJ plans to add 100+ new medical marijuana businesses

https://nj1015.com/nj-plans-to-add-100-new-medical-marijuana-businesses/


 

WHYY - Under new proposal, N.J. patients would be informed of in-state options before being transferred

https://whyy.org/articles/under-new-proposal-nj-patients-would-be-informed-of-in-state-options-before-being-transferred/
 

Healthcare Dive - Provider compensation on the increase but primary care docs still lag specialists

https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/provider-compensation-on-the-increase-but-primary-care-docs-still-lag-speci/555962/
 

Forbes - A Shortage Of End-Of-Life Doctors Is Coming

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2019/06/03/a-major-shortage-of-end-of-life-doctors-is-coming/#1226f6b654aa
 

NJBiz - Request for Applications announced for 108 new medical marijuana licenses

https://njbiz.com/request-applications-announced-108-new-medical-marijuana-licenses/
 

NJBiz - Heart of the matter

https://njbiz.com/heart-of-the-matter-2/
 

NJBiz - Screen tests

https://njbiz.com/screen-tests/


 

MD Magazine - Primary Care Physicians Hold Significant Value in Oncology Care

https://www.mdmag.com/conference-coverage/asco-2019/primary-care-physicians-value-oncology
 

June 2

NJ 101.5 - More NJ preteens attempting suicide with pills in the cabinet

https://nj1015.com/more-nj-preteens-attempting-suicide-with-pills-in-the-cabinet/


PBS - The push to eliminate surprise medical bills

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/the-push-to-eliminate-surprise-medical-bills
 

May 31
 

Philly.com - Q&A: What is the latest on superbug Candida auris, and how can I protect myself?

https://www.inquirer.com/health/candida-auris-superbug-drug-resistant-20190531.html
 

AAFP - Study Links Patient Appointment Times, Cancer Screening Rates

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190531visit-time.html
 

CBS - With CBD Products Gaining Popularity, FDA Considering Regulating The Industry

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/31/with-cbd-products-gaining-popularity-fda-considering-regulating-the-industry/
 

NJ.com - ‘Baby protest’ pushes Trenton to fix big day care problem caused by minimum wage hike

https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/05/baby-protest-pushes-trenton-to-fix-big-day-care-problem-caused-by-minimum-wage-hike.html
 

NJBiz - Legislation introduced to protect the Affordable Care Act in New Jersey

https://njbiz.com/legislation-introduced-protect-affordable-care-act-new-jersey/
 

NorthJersey.com - Maternity care: Why do NJ hospitals have so many C-sections?

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/health/2019/05/31/maternity-care-new-jersey-hospitals-c-sections/1291719001/
 

NJ Spotlight - Looking to get to grips with loneliness among NJ’s elderly, others at risk

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/30/lawmakers-seek-to-better-understand-loneliness-among-njs-elderly-others-at-risk/
 

NJBiz - Bill expanding access to opioid addiction treatment passes Senate

https://njbiz.com/bill-expanding-access-opioid-addiction-treatment-passes-senate/
 

May 30

 

CBS - ‘Baby Loss Is So Often Unacknowledged’: Miscarriages More Common Than Many Would Think

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/30/tori-foles-nick-foles-miscarriage-instagram/
 

NJBiz - Financial incentives, socialization more likely to motivate Americans to work out

https://njbiz.com/financial-incentives-socialization-likely-motivate-americans-work/
 

Philly.com - Vaccines aren’t just for kids: Why it’s important for adults to keep up with their immunizations

https://www.philly.com/health/vaccines-adults-measles-mumps-insurance-20190530.html
 

Philly.com - How racial disparities affect health-care outcomes

https://www.philly.com/health/krisda-chaiyachati-penn-racial-disparity-in-health-care-20190530.html
 

NJ Spotlight - Health commissioner tussles on Twitter over vaping as anti-smoking aid

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/29/health-commissioner-in-twitter-tussle-over-vaping-as-aid-to-quit-smoking/
 

NJ.com - Major expansion of medical marijuana law is up for a big vote Thursday. But will Murphy support it?

https://www.nj.com/marijuana/2019/05/major-expansion-of-medical-marijuana-law-is-up-for-a-big-vote-thursday-but-will-murphy-support-it.html
 

May 29
 

MedPage Today - Medicare's 'Primary Care First' Program Has Its Skeptics

https://www.medpagetoday.com/practicemanagement/reimbursement/80131
 

AAFP - Research Highlights the Enigma of Primary Care Spending

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20190529pcspendstudy.html
 

Philly.com - Opioid prescription rates for teens and young adults remain high, according to a new study

https://www.philly.com/health/opioid-heroin-teens-young-adults-prescription-emergency-pain-dental-20190528.html
 

NJ.com - More than 3 out of 4 N.J. hospitals perform too many c-sections risking mom, baby’s health, report says

https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/05/more-than-3-out-of-four-nj-hospitals-perform-too-many-c-sections-risking-mom-babys-health-report-says.html
 

NJ 101.5 - Bill mandates eye exams for all kids (though most don’t need it)

https://nj1015.com/bill-mandates-eye-exams-for-all-kids-though-most-dont-need-it/
 

NJ Spotlight - Plans emerge for NJ health insurance marketplace, new protections

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/28/plans-emerge-for-state-health-insurance-marketplace-new-protections/
 

NJBIZ - NJDOH launches maternal data center with release of cesarean birth rates

https://njbiz.com/njdoh-launches-maternal-data-center-release-cesarean-birth-rates/
 

NJBIZ - Rutgers-led study says bariatric surgery is safe and effective for adolescents

https://njbiz.com/rutgers-led-study-says-bariatric-surgery-safe-effective-adolescents/
 

WHYY - How genetic is addiction? Camden researchers are collecting brains to find out

https://whyy.org/articles/how-genetic-is-addiction-camden-researchers-are-collecting-brains-to-find-out/
 

NJ Spotlight - Extended pollen season is bad news for allergy sufferers

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/28/extended-pollen-season-means-bad-news-for-allergy-sufferers/
 

Business Insider - Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem is costing the US $4.6 billion each year.

https://www.businessinsider.com/cost-of-physician-burnout-to-us-healthcare-system-2019-5
 

May 28
 

CBS - Thousands Of Kindergartners Unvaccinated Without Waivers, CDC Report Finds

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/28/thousands-of-kindergartners-unvaccinated-without-waivers-cdc-report-finds/
 

MedCity News - CMS’s Primary Cares initiative means providers and tech must collaborate

https://medcitynews.com/2019/05/cmss-primary-cares-initiative-means-providers-and-tech-must-collaborate/
 

NJ Spotlight - NJ takes next step toward palliative care education, outreach

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/27/nj-takes-next-step-toward-palliative-care-education-outreach/
 

NJ Spotlight - Measles exposure earlier this month makes Newark terminal B A hot zone

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/27/traveler-sick-with-measles-earlier-this-month-makes-newark-terminal-b-a-hot-zone/
 

NJBiz - Chronic dysfunction

https://njbiz.com/chronic-dysfunction/
 

Philly.com - More than half of e-cig users want to quit, Rutgers study finds

https://www.philly.com/health/smoking-e-cigarette-vaping-quit-nicotine-cigarettes-rutgers-20190528.html
 

Philly.com - For a boomer physician, Twitter is a virtual doctors’ lounge

https://www.philly.com/health/boomer-physicians-twitter-social-media-doctors-lounge-20190519.html
 

May 27
 

New York Times - How to Reduce Overworked Doctors’ Fatigue

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/27/opinion/letters/doctor-fatigue.html
 

May 24
 

Healthcare Dive - CMS home-based primary care model yields mixed results

https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/cms-home-based-primary-care-model-yields-mixed-results/555529/
 

NJBiz - Bill to study loneliness in NJ clears Assembly committee

https://njbiz.com/bill-study-loneliness-nj-among-certain-groups-clears-assembly-committee/
 

NJBiz - New bill could require employers to pick up health care tab for locked out workers

https://njbiz.com/new-bill-require-employers-pick-health-care-tab-locked-workers/
 

CBS - Legionnaires’ Disease Contributed To 5 Deaths In New Jersey, Health Officials Say

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/24/legionnaires-disease-contributed-to-5-deaths-in-new-jersey-health-officials-say/
 

CBS - FDA Approves $2 Million Treatment For Genetic Disease That Causes Infants’ Muscles To Waste Away

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/24/fda-2-million-treatment-genetic-disease-spinal-muscular-atrophy/
 

NJ Spotlight - Assembly easily passes bill to expand NJ’s medical marijuana program

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/23/assembly-easily-passes-bill-to-expand-njs-medical-marijuana-program/
 

Philly.com - Health costs a growing burden for people with employer health plans, study finds

https://www.philly.com/health/consumer/health-care-costs-employer-insurance-plan-20190524.html
 

NJBiz - Diagnosing and treating racial bias in health care

https://njbiz.com/diagnosing-treating-racial-bias-health-care/
 

NJBiz - Bills seeking protections, justice for sexual assault victims head to Murphy

https://njbiz.com/bills-seeking-protections-justice-sexual-assault-victims-head-murphys-desk/
 

NJBiz - Patient Protection Act bill clears assembly

https://njbiz.com/patient-protection-act-bill-clears-assembly/
 

NJBiz - Bill expanding access to opioid addiction treatment passes Assembly

https://njbiz.com/bill-expanding-access-opioid-addiction-treatment-passes-assembly/
 

May 22
 

NJ 101.5 - NJ could let 14-year-olds get vaccines without parental consent

https://nj1015.com/nj-could-let-14-year-olds-get-vaccines-without-parental-consent/
 

CBS Philly - Nearly Two-Thirds Of Sunscreens On Market Likely Unsafe, Research Finds

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/22/most-sunscreens-are-not-working-properly-study-finds/
 

NJ Spotlight - AG joins lawsuit to defend state’s federal healthcare funding

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/21/ag-joins-lawsuit-to-defend-states-federal-healthcare-funding/
 

NJBiz - Horizon to distribute 200,000 drug disposal packets to combat opioid abuse

https://njbiz.com/horizon-distribute-200000-drug-disposal-packets-combat-opioid-abuse/
 

May 21
 

CBS - CBD Effective In Treating Heroin Addiction, Study Finds

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/21/cbd-opioid-addiction-heroin/
 

NJ Spotlight - State shares good news about reforms at psychiatric hospitals

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/20/state-shares-good-news-about-reforms-at-psychiatric-hospitals/
 

NJ Spotlight - 2 steps forward, 1 back – lawmakers forge ahead with trio of pot bills

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/20/2-steps-forward-1-back-lawmakers-forge-ahead-with-trio-of-pot-bills/
 

Philly.com - Clinical trials are essential for advancing patient care. But costs discourage some participants.

https://www.philly.com/health/consumer/clinical-trial-costs-hospital-bill-20190510.html
 

Philly.com - Mental health and substance use insurance claims more than double in last decade

https://www.philly.com/health/mental-health-substance-use-insurance-claims-20190521.html
 

MD Magazine - High Regional Primary Care Use Associated with Less Critical Illness

https://www.mdmag.com/conference-coverage/ats-2019/high-regional-primary-care-use-associated-less-critical-illness
 

May 20
 

NJ Spotlight - Providers of key child therapies plagued by billing system problems

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/19/providers-of-key-child-therapies-plagued-by-billing-system-problems/
 

NJBiz - Cooper researchers develop method to measure compassion in health care

https://njbiz.com/cooper-researchers-develop-method-measure-compassion-health-care/
 

WHYY - N.J. marijuana bills would expand medical program, decriminalize small amounts

https://whyy.org/articles/n-j-marijuana-bills-would-expand-medical-program-decriminalize-small-amounts/
 

NJ 101.5 - FBI warns NJ docs: Give out opioids like candy, we’ll come for you

https://nj1015.com/fbis-warns-nj-docs-give-out-opioids-like-candy-well-come-for-you/
 

Benefits Pro - Direct primary care: The key to cost savings and improved health?

https://www.benefitspro.com/2019/05/20/direct-primary-care-the-key-to-cost-savings-and-improved-health/?slreturn=20190421092938
 

Becker’s Hospital Review - Primary care physician supply in all 50 states, ranked

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/rankings-and-ratings/primary-care-physician-supply-in-all-50-states-ranked.html
 

Physician’s Weekly - Readmission Rates Vary Little Among Primary Care Doctors

https://www.physiciansweekly.com/readmission-rates-vary-little-among-primary-care-doctors/
 

May 18
 

Yahoo! Finance - What is direct primary care? An alternative form of health care avoids insurance altogether

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/what-is-direct-primary-care-alternative-health-care-161620598.html
 

May 17
 

ROI-NJ - House passes bills to protect ACA, including requiring study of state-based health exchanges like N.J.’s

https://www.roi-nj.com/2019/05/17/healthcare/house-passes-bills-to-protect-aca-including-requiring-study-of-state-based-health-exchanges-like-n-j-s/
 

Modern Healthcare - Study: EHRs can help address social needs in primary care

https://www.modernhealthcare.com/technology/study-ehrs-can-help-address-social-needs-primary-care


May 16
 

MD Magazine - What Constitutes Quality Primary Care?

https://www.mdmag.com/medical-news/what-constitutes-quality-primary-care
 

CBS - Nearly Half Of Young Women Behind On Cervical Cancer Screening, Research Finds

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/16/nearly-half-of-young-women-behind-on-cervical-cancer-screening-research-finds/
 

NJBiz - New medical cannabis bill to include home grow pilot program, higher cap

https://njbiz.com/new-medical-cannabis-bill-include-home-grow-pilot-program-higher-cap/
 

Harvard Business Review - How Home-Based Primary Care Can Reduce Expensive Hospitalizations

https://hbr.org/2019/05/how-home-care-can-reduce-expensive-hospitalizations
 

NJSpotlight - Questions about NJ’s surprise-billing law, and one call for changes

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/15/questions-about-njs-surprise-billing-law-and-one-call-for-changes/
 

NJSpotlight - Op-Ed: Regional health hubs, piecing together the healthcare puzzle

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/15/op-ed-regional-health-hubs-piecing-together-the-healthcare-puzzle/
 

Philly.com - Demand is high for new doctors. So is pay.

https://www.philly.com/health/doctors-recruiting-residents-salary-merritt-hawkins-20190516.html
 

Fierce Healthcare - Industry Voices—I practiced family medicine for almost 2 decades. Here's why I support value-based primary care

https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/practices/industry-voices-i-practiced-family-medicine-for-almost-2-decades-here-s-why-i-support
 

May 15
 

ABC News - Exercise and healthy diet: World Health Organization releases new guidelines to reduce dementia risk

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/exercise-healthy-diet-world-health-organization-releases-guidelines/story?id=63062745
 

NJTV - Women’s Health Symposium focuses on infant mortality among women of color

https://www.njtvonline.org/news/video/womens-health-symposium-focuses-on-infant-mortality-among-women-of-color/
 

NJ 101.5 - NJ health officials urging adults to get the measles vaccine

https://nj1015.com/nj-health-officials-urging-adults-to-get-the-measles-vaccine/
 

ROI-NJ - No ‘F’ grades for N.J. hospitals in latest Leapfrog safety scores, but ‘A’ marks are down, too

https://www.roi-nj.com/2019/05/15/healthcare/no-f-grades-for-n-j-hospitals-in-latest-leapfrog-safety-scores-but-a-marks-are-down-too/
 

NJBiz - The Garden State ranks 21st in senior health

https://njbiz.com/garden-state-comes-21st-place-senior-health/
 

NJSpotlight - New Jersey seniors get healthier but they’re not exactly fitness fanatics

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/14/new-jersey-seniors-get-healthier-but-theyre-not-exactly-fitness-freaks/
 

NJ.com - What are N.J.'s safest hospitals? See how yours fared in this new national report.

https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/05/what-are-njs-safest-hospitals-heres-how-all-68-fared-in-this-new-national-report.html
 

NJBiz - Leapfrog announces Spring 2019 hospital safety grades

https://njbiz.com/leapfrog-announces-spring-2019-hospital-safety-grades/
 

American Medical Association - Altruism and specialty choice: What's the connection?

https://www.ama-assn.org/residents-students/specialty-profiles/altruism-and-specialty-choice-whats-connection
 

Philly.com - Students who are bullied use more pain medication, raising concerns of future drug use

https://www.philly.com/health/bullying-student-pain-medication-addiction-school-20190515.html
 

May 14
 

ROI-NJ - Elnahal explains successes at DOH, why he wanted University Hospital job and what he aims to accomplish there

http://www.roi-nj.com/2019/05/14/healthcare/elnahal-explains-successes-at-doh-why-he-wanted-university-hospital-job-and-what-he-aims-to-accomplish-there/
 

ROI-NJ - UnitedHealthcare creates maternity care reimbursement program in N.J.

http://www.roi-nj.com/2019/05/14/healthcare/unitedhealthcare-creates-maternity-care-reimbursement-program/
 

NJBiz - MSNJ joins fund to improve health information exchange

https://njbiz.com/msnj-joins-fund-improve-health-information-exchange/
 

NJBiz - Senate Bill 975 would set up temporary outcomes-based system for medications

https://njbiz.com/senate-bill-975-set-temporary-outcomes-based-system-medications/
 

NJBiz - Bill to establish safety procedures for ‘black box’ meds clears committee

https://njbiz.com/bill-establish-safety-procedures-black-box-medications-clears-committee/
 

NJBiz - Bill to protect LGBTQI residents’ rights in long-term care facilities clears committee

https://njbiz.com/bill-protect-lgbtqi-residents-rights-long-term-care-facilities-clears-committee/
 

AAFP - Health Startups: Revolutionary or Threat to Primary Care?

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/freshperspectives/entry/20190514fp-appbasedcare.html
 

AJMC - AJMC® Study Finds Removing Cost Sharing in Primary Care Reduces Cost, Emergency Visits

https://www.ajmc.com/press-release/iajmcisupregsup-study-finds-removing-cost-sharing-in-primary-care-reduces-cost-emergency-visits
 

Hospice News - Study: 71% of U.S. Adults Have Never Heard of Palliative Care

https://hospicenews.com/2019/05/14/study-71-of-u-s-adults-have-never-heard-of-palliative-care/
 

NJSpotlight - News rules to further expand NJ’s medical marijuana program

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/07/attorney-general-grewal-proposes-new-rules-to-combat-opioid-crisis/
 

NJ.com - Terminally ill? How and when you die may be up to you | Quigley

https://www.nj.com/hudson/2019/05/terminally-ill-how-and-when-you-die-may-be-up-to-you-quigley.html
 

NJSpotlight - Op-Ed: Reducing opioid use and adopting medical marijuana interventions

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/13/op-ed-reducing-opioid-use-and-adopting-medical-marijuana-interventions/
 

Philly.com - One in six kids who get a concussion will have another within two years, CHOP study finds

https://www.philly.com/health/concussion-head-injury-sports-chop-athlete-risk-20190514.html
 

May 13
 

NJBiz - 8 out of 10 in NJ know someone diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

https://njbiz.com/8-10-new-jerseyans-know-someone-diagnosed-autism-spectrum-disorder/
 

NJBiz - New bill would counter overdoses by allowing libraries to use Narcan

https://njbiz.com/new-bill-counter-overdoes-allowing-libraries-use-narcan/
 

Insider NJ - Turner, Vitale Bill to Allow Pharmacists to Dispense Birth Control Without Prescription Clears Committee

https://www.insidernj.com/press-release/turner-vitale-bill-allow-pharmacists-dispense-birth-control-without-prescription-clears-committee/
 

NJBiz - The 2019 NJBIZ Health Care Power 50 slideshow

https://njbiz.com/2019-njbiz-health-care-power-50-2/
 

NJ Spotlight - Vote on expanding NJ hospital angioplasty services, after years of talk

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/12/voting-to-expand-nj-hospital-angioplasty-services-after-years-of-talk/
 

Philly.com - America needs more mental health providers. Nurses want to help, if states let them.

https://www.philly.com/health/nurses-mental-health-worker-psychiatrist-shortage-20190513.html
 

May 10
 

Forbes - HHS to implement pay-for-performance models for primary care practices serving medicare

https://www.forbes.com/sites/joshuacohen/2019/05/10/hhs-to-implement-pay-for-performance-models-for-primary-care-practices-serving-medicare/#6a99cab1753c
 

CBS Philly - Hepatitis A Infections Soar Nearly 300% Among US Adults

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/10/hepatitis-a-infections-soar-nearly-300-among-us-adults/
 

PhillyVoice.com - The science-backed reason you should always schedule morning doctor's appointments

https://www.phillyvoice.com/doctors-order-cancer-screening-morning-appointment/
 

May 9
 

NJBiz - Levine named president of Medical Society of New Jersey

https://njbiz.com/levine-named-president-medical-society-new-jersey/
 

NJ 101.5 - NJ dead last in per-person spending by the CDC

https://nj1015.com/nj-dead-last-in-per-person-spending-by-the-cdc/
 

HealthLeaders - Medicare just invited more competitors into value-based primary care

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/strategy/medicare-just-invited-more-competitors-value-based-primary-care
 

May 8
 

ROI-NJ - Elnahal: Report on state’s psychiatric hospitals coming soon

http://www.roi-nj.com/2019/05/08/healthcare/elnahal-report-on-states-psychiatric-hospitals-coming-soon/
 

Modern Healthcare - Medicare's Primary Care First model gets bipartisan boost in Senate hearing

https://www.modernhealthcare.com/government/medicares-primary-care-first-model-gets-bipartisan-boost-senate-hearing
 

Philly.com - Social media and teens: Health concerns may be exaggerated, study suggests

https://www.philly.com/health/social-media-teens-depression-mental-health-loneliness-facebook-instagram-twitter-20190508.html
 

MarketWatch - Did your primary-care physician close their practice? You’re not alone

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/did-your-local-primary-care-physician-close-their-practice-heres-why-2019-05-08
 

NJ Spotlight - Atlantic County program makes sure patients do not die alone

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/07/atlantic-county-program-makes-sure-patients-do-not-die-alone/
 

NJ Spotlight/NJTV News - Attorney General Grewal proposes new rules to combat opioid crisis

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/07/attorney-general-grewal-proposes-new-rules-to-combat-opioid-crisis/
 

NJBiz - New Jersey’s preparedness for health emergencies improved since 2013

https://njbiz.com/new-jerseys-preparedness-health-emergencies-improved-since-2013/
 

May 7
 

NJ Spotlight - Rutgers weighs pros and cons of medical school integration

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/06/rutgers-weighs-pros-and-cons-of-medical-school-integration/
 

NJBiz - Grewal announces rule making actions targeting opioid epidemic

https://njbiz.com/grewal-announces-new-rule-making-actions-targeting-opioid-epidemic/
 

WHYY - Assisted suicide is legal in N.J. But key medical society still opposed after vote

https://whyy.org/articles/assisted-suicide-opposed-by-nj-doctors-despite-new-law/
 

Philly.com - Kids with depression have longer hospital stays, even when it’s for a physical illness

https://www.philly.com/health/depression-children-hospital-stay-patient-mental-health-20190507.html
 

Physicians Weekly - 77% of Americans say kids should get measles shot even if parents object: Reuters Poll

https://www.physiciansweekly.com/77-of-americans-say/
 

WHYY - N.J. may be first state to require opioid labels warning of addiction risk

https://whyy.org/articles/nj-may-be-first-state-to-require-opioid-labels-warning-of-addiction-risk/
 

Philly.com - Short-term health plan regulations vary significantly by state, study finds

https://www.philly.com/health/short-term-health-insurance-pa-nj-state-regulations-20190507.html
 

ABC News - 3 in 5 pregnancy-related deaths in US can be prevented: CDC

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/pregnancy-related-deaths-us-prevented-cdc/story?id=62875845
 

May 6
 

CBS Philly - Protecting Skin From Sun Exposure Is Best Way To Prevent Melanoma, Doctors Say

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/06/melanoma-monday-skin-cancer/
 

Philly.com - Narcan, the lifesaving overdose-reversal drug, is scarce in N.J. cities that need it most

https://www.philly.com/news/narcan-availability-pharmacies-new-jersey-20190506.html
 

NJ Spotlight - New Jersey gets less funding for public health from CDC than many states

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/05/new-jersey-gets-less-funding-for-public-health-from-cdc-than-many-states/
 

NJBiz - Meet this year’s NJBIZ Health Care Heroes nominees

https://njbiz.com/meet-years-njbiz-health-care-heroes-nominees/
 

Burlington County Times - Guest Opinion: Primary care is experiencing physician shortages

https://www.burlingtoncountytimes.com/opinion/20190506/guest-opinion-primary-care-is-experiencing-physician-shortages
 

AAP News & Journals - CDC develops measles toolkit for health care providers

https://www.aappublications.org/news/2019/05/06/measles050619
 

NJ.com - The facts: Measles vaccine doesn’t cause autism, is often free and saves lives, U.S. director says.

https://www.nj.com/opinion/2019/05/the-facts-measles-vaccine-doesnt-cause-autism-is-often-free-and-saves-lives-us-director-says.html
 

ABC News - Study shows that active ingredients in sunscreen may be absorbed into the bloodstream, FDA says

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/study-shows-active-ingredients-sunscreen-absorbed-bloodstream-fda/story?id=62858765
 

May 5
 

NJ.com - Resistant ’superbug’ hitting hospitals in N.Y., N.J. should be declared public health emergency,

https://www.nj.com/healthfit/2019/05/resistant-superbug-hitting-hospitals-in-ny-nj-should-be-declared-public-health-emergency-lawmaker-says.html
 

May 4
 

NJ.com - N.J. measles outbreak 2019: Should adults get vaccinated again? How to tell if you're immune.

https://expo.nj.com/news/g66l-2019/05/ae58e421da5327/nj-measles-outbreak-2019-should-adults-get-vaccinated-again-how-to-tell-if-youre-immune-.html
 

Modern Healthcare - N.J. hospitals go retro to engage college students in their health

https://www.modernhealthcare.com/providers/nj-hospitals-go-retro-engage-college-students-their-health
 

Modern Healthcare - Cost of graduate medical education stifling ability to bolster physician workforce

https://www.modernhealthcare.com/providers/cost-graduate-medical-education-stifling-ability-bolster-physician-workforce
 

Modern Healthcare - Medical schools overhaul curriculum to better prepare future docs

https://www.modernhealthcare.com/providers/medical-schools-overhaul-curriculum-better-prepare-future-docs
 

WHYY - Narcan scarce at pharmacies in N.J. cities hurting from opioid crisis, researchers find
https://whyy.org/articles/narcan-scarce-at-pharmacies-in-n-j-cities-hurting-from-opioid-crisis-researchers-find/

 

May 3
 

ABC News - 137 million Americans suffered hardships from medical costs: American Cancer Society

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/half-us-adults-suffered-hardships-medical-costs-american/story?id=62797131

Philly.com - Primary care physicians help increase life expectancy. So why is there a shortage of PCPs?

https://www.philly.com/health/primary-care-physicians-shortage-20190503.html


May 2
 

NJ Spotlight - DOH Commissioner tapped to lead troubled Newark hospital

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/05/01/help-us-report-on-rehab-programs-that-force-patients-into-unpaid-labor/
 

HealthLeaders - Even doctors can’t navigate our ‘broken healthcare system’

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/clinical-care/even-doctors-cant-navigate-our-broken-healthcare-system
 

May 1
 

NJBiz - Gov. Murphy signs legislation to establish maternal mortality review committee

https://njbiz.com/gov-murphy-signs-legislation-establish-maternal-mortality-review-committee/
 

NJ 101.5 - Need Narcan? In some parts of NJ, it’s hard to find

https://nj1015.com/need-narcan-in-some-parts-of-nj-its-hard-to-find/
 

NJ 101.5 - Recovery from mental health issues is possible, advocates say

https://nj1015.com/recovery-from-mental-health-issues-is-possible-advocates-say/
 

NJ 101.5 - Two more NJ locations at risk for measles exposure

https://nj1015.com/two-more-nj-locations-at-risk-for-measles-exposure/
 

Philly.com - Health-care costs are straining us financially and emotionally, study finds

https://www.philly.com/health/consumer/health-care-costs-financial-toxicity-20190502.html
 

CBS Philly - Number Of Teens Attempting Suicide By Poisoning Skyrocket, Especially Among Young Girls

https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/05/01/number-of-teens-attempting-suicide-by-poisoning-skyrocket-especially-among-young-girls/
 

NJ Spotlight - Other countries and New York fuel NJ’s measles outbreak, officials say

https://www.njspotlight.com/stories/19/04/30/other-countries-and-new-york-fuel-njs-measles-outbreak-officials-say/
 

NJ.com - Murphy praises halt of abortion ‘gag rule’ for women’s clinics

https://www.nj.com/politics/2019/04/murphy-praises-halt-of-abortion-gag-rule-for-womens-clinics.html