Who We Are

The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.

Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition to Host 4th Annual Primary Care Summit

Newark, NJ, May 31, 2013 — The Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition will host its 4th Annual Primary Care Summit on Wednesday, June 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom at the NJIT Campus Center in Newark.  The program includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and free continuing education credits.

This free event will focus on emerging policy and practice issues that are important for primary care stakeholders.  Expert panels will lead discussions on area public health trends, shared savings programs, integrated primary and behavioral healthcare, and practice management tools to help providers track patient outcomes.

The theme of the 2013 Primary Care Summit is “Primary Care and Population Health.”  The forum will examine the role of the primary care provider in impacting community health, and what tools are available to help providers assess and track population health outcomes at the practice level.

Special guests include Dr. Arturo Brito, Deputy Commissioner – New Jersey Department of Health and City of Newark Deputy Mayor Margarita Muniz.

Topics and speakers for the CME modules include:

HPV Case Study: Connections between Primary Care and Public Health

  • Dr. William Halperin, MD, DrPH, Associate Dean UMDNJ School of Public Health
  • Marsha McGowan, MPH, City of Newark Health Officer

Innovations in Medicaid in New Jersey

  • Valerie Harr, Director, DMAHS
  • Dr. Joel Cantor, Sc.D, Rutgers Center for State Health Policy

Integrating Primary and Behavioral Healthcare

  • Michele Miller, MSN, UBHC
  • Robert Budsock, CEO, Integrity House

Clinical tools for population health management

  • Tom Ortiz, MD – Moderator
  • Pam Kathuria, NJHITEC
  • Tom Gregorio, IGI
  • Maria Vizcarrondo, Health-e-cITi-NJ

This free event includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and up to four FREE category 1 CME credits.

For information or to register, click here.