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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.

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Chronic Disease

U.S. Life Expectancy Declines for the First Time Since 1993

Washington, DC, December 10, 2016 — Lenny Bernstein reports in The Washington Post that for the first time in more than two decades, life expectancy for Americans declined last year — a troubling development linked to a panoply of worsening health problems in the United States.

Rising fatalities from heart disease and stroke, diabetes, drug overdoses, accidents and other conditions caused the lower life expectancy revealed in a report released December 8 by the National Center for Health Statistics.  In all, death rates rose for eight of the top 10 leading causes of death.

Overall, life expectancy fell by one-tenth of a year, from 78.9 in 2014 to 78.8 in 2015, according to the latest data. Continue reading

HINJ Forum: Health Experts Call Chronic-Disease Management Key to Controlling Costs

Montclair, NJ, May 24, 2013NJ Spotlight’s Andrew Kitchenman today reports that, while warning that New Jersey residents face a bleak health future if the state’s healthcare system doesn’t improve management of chronic diseases, a panel of experts agreed yesterday that positive steps are already occurring to improve the situation. 

Those steps include improving coordination of patient care, expanding patient health records, encouraging patients to take appropriate medications and helping caregivers deal with their own health problems.  Continue reading

HINJ Forum: Prevention, Disease Management Can Create Health Cost Savings for Business, Say Panelists

Somerset, NJ, May 23, 2013NJBIZ’s Tom Zanki reports that business and government can reduce the massive costs of chronic illnesses, most of which are preventable or can be better managed, with smarter coordination, speakers at a health care panel said today. 

Figuring how to improve that coordination is the challenge.

HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) President and Chief Executive Officer Dean J. Paranicas, citing figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said about 75 percent of health care spending, or $1.9 trillion out of $2.5 trillion, is focused on treating chronic disease. Continue reading

HINJ to Host ‘Chronic Disease Management’ Policy Forum on May 23

New Brunswick, NJ, May 8, 2013 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) will host a health policy forum titled “Chronic Disease Management:  Improving Outcomes & Bending the Cost Curve” on Thursday, May 23 at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township.

HINJ invites you to join leaders of New Jersey’s healthcare community for a discussion about how better management of chronic disease can improve patient outcomes and lower costs.  Speakers will include: Continue reading

HINJ to Host ‘Chronic Disease Management’ Policy Forum on May 23

New Brunswick, NJ, April 9, 2013 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) will host a health policy forum titled “Chronic Disease Management:  Improving Outcomes & Bending the Cost Curve” on Thursday, May 23 at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township.

HINJ invites you to join leaders of New Jersey’s healthcare community for a discussion about how better management of chronic disease can improve patient outcomes and lower costs.  Speakers will include: Continue reading