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Event: HINJ and Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center to Host ‘Patient Perspectives’ in Research on November 16; Third in Forum Series

New Brunswick, NJ, November 8, 2017 — Please join the Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center and the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) on Thursday, November 16 for “The Patient’s Perspective: Emotional and Physical Benefits of Medical Devices,” the third in the Rutgers-HINJ Fall 2017 series of educational panels and seminars that focus on the medical device industry.

The event will be held from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. (networking at 4:30 p.m.; program at 5:30 p.m.) at Rutgers University BME Auditorium (Busch Campus), 599 Taylor Road, Piscataway. 

Scientists and engineers do amazing work creating innovative therapies and devices that enhance and save lives.  However, while working in a lab, there are few opportunities to see patients who benefit from the health care made possible by medical innovation.  Read more

 

HINJ Hosts Life Sciences Celebration 2017; Honors Six in Public Affairs, Research, STEM Education and Patient Advocacy

(L. to r.) HINJ Board Chair Yin Becker (Stryker), Kelly Nagle Witkowski (Susan G. Komen North Jersey), Dr. Elfrida Benjamin (Amicus Therapeutics), HINJ Steering Committee Chair Wendy Lazarus (Pfizer), student Owais Aftab (Middlesex County Academy for Allied Health and Biomedical Sciences), Superitendent Dianne Veilleux, Dr. Robert Nagele (Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine) Principal Terri Ann Sullivan, Senator Diane Allen, HINJ President and CEO Dean J. Paranicas and Dr. Robert Prezant (PharmFest founder)

New Brunswick, NJ, October 12, 2017 ― Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) this morning honored four individuals, a nonprofit patient advocacy organization and a public high school for their meritorious contributions in public service, medical innovation/human health, patient access/advocacy and STEM education.  

The recipients of HINJ’s fifth annual honors — presented at the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple — were:

The Honorable Bob Franks Public Service Award

The Honorable Diane Allen
Member, New Jersey Senate (Burlington)

HINJ honored Senator Allen for her nearly 22 years of distinguished legislative service that has earned her a reputation as being one of the most effective patient advocates in the New Jersey Senate.  In the past year alone, Senator Allen, who will retire from the Senate in January, authored laws relating to elder abuse; domestic violence; improved support for veterans challenged with addiction and mental health issues; and the expansion of telemedicine, which is revolutionizing patient access to health care. Read more

 

Event: HINJ and Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center to Host ‘Cybersecurity for Medical Devices’ on October 19; Second in Series

New Brunswick, NJ, September 22, 2017 — Please join the Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center and the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) on Thursday, October 19 for “Cybersecurity for Medical Devices: Why and How,” which is the second in their Fall 2017 series of educational panels and seminars that focus on the medical device industry.

The forum will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Rutgers University Easton Auditorium (Busch Campus), 101 Bevier Road, Piscataway.  A networking reception will begin at 5:00 p.m.; the program will start at 5:30 p.m.

Medical device vulnerability to cybercrime is increasing, creating threats that can result in hospital data theft, patient identity theft and potential harmful impact to medical device safety and effectiveness.   Read more

 

HINJ Named Among ‘Best Lobbying Firms’ in NJBIZ’s First Reader Rankings Survey

New Brunswick, NJ, September 19, 2017 — The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) was among the New Jersey companies, organizations and universities named in NJBIZ’s inaugural “Reader Rankings” survey.

In a special supplement published with NJBIZ’s September 18 issue, HINJ was named as one of the “Best Lobbying Firms,” along with Gibbons PC, Princeton Public Affairs Group and Public Strategies Impact LLC, with which HINJ tied for #3.

HINJ member companies Johnson & Johnson and Merck & Co., along with Rutgers University, were reader-ranked as the “Best Life Sciences Companies.” Read more

 

HINJ and Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center Kick Off Forum Series with ‘Innovations in 3-D Printing’ on September 19

Piscataway, NJ, August 28, 2017 — Please join the Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Medical Device Development Center and the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) for “Innovations in 3-D Printing: The Latest Technology in Industry” on Tuesday, September 19 at Rutgers’ Busch Campus in Piscataway, NJ.

The free event will be the first in Rutgers and HINJ’s Fall series of educational panels and seminars that focus on the medical device industry.

Attendees will learn the latest about 3-D printing technology and its innovative uses in pre-surgical planning, training and medical device industry applications. Read more

 

Online Registration Open! HINJ to Host 2017 Life Sciences Celebration on October 12 in Trenton

New Brunswick, NJ, August 17, 2017 ― The HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) will honor meritorious leadership in and contributions to New Jersey’s life sciences community at HINJ’s Life Sciences Celebration 2017, which will be held Thursday, October 12 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple, 100 Barrack Street, Trenton.

Online registration for the free event is now open.

HINJ’s 2017 honorees are: Read more

 

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