NJ Environmental Projects Showcase the Success of Assessment and Remediation

Compiled by Martin C. Daks, Contributing Editor Environmental awareness is at an all-time high, and New Jersey is at the forefront of the move to protect natural resources and the environment. COMMERCE spoke with experts to learn more about cleanup and remediation success stories. AECOM By Ray Hinkle, Principal Ecologist, Vice President, Business Development For more than 25 years, AECOM
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Surgeons are Improving Quality-of-Life and Saving Lives with Robotic Surgery

Compiled by Miles Z. Epstein, Editor, COMMERCE The benefits of robotic surgery include a faster return to daily activities; fewer complications; shorter hospital stays; reduced hospitalization costs; reduced trauma; significantly less pain; and less scarring. Here are some examples that show how it can enhance the capabilities of trained surgeons to improve quality-of-life for patients and save lives, as well.
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Recycling in New Jersey: A Conversation with Bayshore President and CEO…Valerie Montecalvo

By Martin C. Daks, Contributing Editor Bayshore Family of Companies has long been a leader in recycling and sustainability. COMMERCE spoke with President and CEO Valerie Montecalvo about the recycling industry, from present-day challenges to future opportunities. Technology will be key, and education about what to recycle will truly matter, she explains. COMMERCE: The Coronavirus epidemic has sparked a stock
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New Jersey’s Life Sciences Firms are Lending Support in the Fight Against Coronavirus

By HealthCare Institute of New Jersey President and CEO Dean J. Paranicas New Jersey’s life sciences community is responding to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with urgency and priority on multiple levels. As COVID-19 is a global threat, biopharmaceutical and medical technology companies are committing expert scientific research to the effort to create a vaccine and to develop therapies. Companies also
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2020 Outlook for New Jersey’s Growing Healthcare Sector

COMPILED BY JOHN JOSEPH PARKER CONTRIBUTING EDITOR MORE PHYSICIANS ARE SPENDING less time with patients and contending with reduced reimbursement rates than just four years ago. Data privacy and the prescribing of opioids continue to be on the radar, while technology is becoming an increasingly important tool within physician practices. According to the Brach Eichler 2019 New Jersey Health Care
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