Over the past two years, an “ominous slippage” in the number of medical residents agreeing to practice in New Jersey — from 50 to 32 percent — could lead to increasingly severe shortages of primary care physicians and specialists by 2020, state teaching hospitals executives are warning.
That’s disturbing news for a state already hurting for doctors — especially those practicing family and internal medicine.
According to a study released earlier this year by the New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals, shortages are already acute in some parts of the state, including Ocean and Monmouth counties.
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On June 14th, the New Jersey Council of Children’s Hospitals (CCH) held the first “Council of Children’s Hospital’s Trenton Day” to create awareness, recognition, and visibility for the CCH’s membership.  The entire membership, including our 9 designated children’s hospitals, affiliate members...

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NJBIZ editors spoke with insiders in the medical, insurance, pharmaceutical, biotech and policy fields to develop a list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Health Care in New Jersey. Here are the movers and shakers who will shape health care as federal legislation continues to reshape the industry.  Read more...

Dr. J. Richard Goldstein testified before the Assembly Budget Committee on March 24, 2010 in Collingswood, New Jersey and before the Senate Budget Committee on March 25, 2010 in Camden. The focus of his testimony was on the GME funding, the New Jersey Physician Workforce Report and Resident Exit Survey results, the increase in Charity Care funding contained in the FY 2011 state budget, and improving New Jersey’s Medicaid rates.  
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NEW MEDICAL RESIDENT EXIT SURVEY REVEALS ALARMING DECLINE IN TH0SE CHOOSING NEW JERSEY

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Deborah Briggs was invited to testify on the findings of the New Jersey Physician Workforce Report before the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee (AHSSC) by the committee’s chairman, Assemblyman Herb Conaway
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