April 4, 2022 | njspotlightnews.org
For years, public health leaders have warned about underinvestment in New Jersey’s system — a patchwork of local, county and state programs designed to keep residents safe and blunt the impact of disasters — and academics have documented these concerns. Many believe the COVID-19 pandemic, which exposed many of the system’s flaws, may now be a tool to drive change.
NJ SEED: Proposals for a public health institute are timely and consistent with the findings of a study done by BioNJ and the NJ Health Care Quality Institute (established as an outgrowth of the Health Care Payer Coalition of NJ that was cofounded by NJ SEED). Read the report EMERGING FROM COVID-19: AN ACTION PLAN FOR A HEALTHIER STATE at: njhcqi.org