Telemedicine Comes to NJ: See the Doctor Without Leaving Home

Despite New Jersey's lack of regulatory guidance when it comes to telemedicine, a California-based group that provides certain urgent care treatment electronically has now opened for business in the Garden State. PlushCare, already operating in 17 states, announced Monday it would start treating patients here using an online service designed to make it easier to see…


Verizon Tests Drone That Can Deliver 4G LTE Coverage After Power Is Knocked Out By A Natural Disaster

Verizon is working on getting service to you after a crazy storm or other emergencies. This week, the company announced it tested a large drone that could provide service during an emergency using a “flying cell site.” The technical test took place at Woodbine Municipal Airport in Woodbine, New Jersey and was made to simulate an…


Building a Secure Database for Patients' End-of-Life Plans

Patient Thomas McCooey greets NJ Department of Health Commissioner Cathleen Bennett, NJHA President Betsy Ryan, and HNMC President and CEO Michael Maron. New Jersey could soon join a handful of states that use electronic registries to help ensure healthcare providers treat patients according to their wishes when it comes to end-of-life care - instead of automatically…


Liberty Science Center Expansion Wins Key Vote from Council

A plan to build a $276 million science and technology complex near Liberty Science Center cleared another major hurdle at last night's City Council meeting when the council voted to transfer 12 acres of city-owned land intended for the complex. The 6-3 vote came after 11 p.m. at the end of a four-hour…


Businesses Worry that Too Many Millennials Headed Out of New Jersey

Michele Siekerka, president and CEO of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association, addresses conference on millennials and the state workforce. Last year, the size of the nation's millennial generation grew enough to top baby boomers and become the largest of the five living generations. But in New Jersey, business leaders are tracking a different trend…





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