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UMCP Receives Another “A” in Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group

PLAINSBORO, N.J. (April 12, 2017)—University Medical Center of Princeton (UMCP) has earned another "A" in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that works to improve the safety, quality and affordability of health care in America.

The A grade was announced today as part of the Spring 2017 release of The Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grades, which are published twice annually for approximately 2,600 hospitals nationwide. Generally, less than one-third of those hospitals receive A’s. UMCP also earned an A in the Fall 2016 Hospital Safety Grades.

The Leapfrog Group’s peer-reviewed rating system factors in 30 separate items, including clinical outcomes, process measures and selected patient satisfaction results from three sources: the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); the voluntary annual Leapfrog Hospital Survey; and HCAHPS—Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems—surveys.

“The Leapfrog Group’s grading is thorough, and it takes a total team effort day in and day out to earn an A,” said Barry S. Rabner, President and CEO of Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS), which includes UMCP. “We are evaluated on clinical outcomes, prevention of falls and infections, use of evidence-based safety practices and the quality of our doctors’ and nurses’ communication with patients. This grade is a gratifying accomplishment for our staff, and it offers our patients and their loved ones an independent appraisal of the quality and safety of the care we provide.”

In addition to its A grade from The Leapfrog Group, UMCP was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital in central New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report, ranking as the No. 8 hospital in New Jersey and No. 18 in the entire New York metropolitan region in the magazine's 2016-2017 hospital ratings. UMCP also has achieved Magnet® status, the highest institutional recognition available for nursing excellence.

About Princeton HealthCare System
Princeton HealthCare System is a comprehensive, integrated healthcare system that strives to anticipate and serve the lifelong needs of central New Jersey residents, including acute care hospital services through University Medical Center of Princeton, behavioral healthcare through Princeton House Behavioral Health, rehabilitation, home care, hospice care, ambulatory surgery, a primary and specialty medical practice, and fitness and wellness services. For more information, visit www.princetonhcs.org.



New “Storytelling” and “Sign Drop” Advertising Series Tells Why the Coldwell Banker Brand is the Real Estate Company with Real Advantages


MADISON, N.J. (May 15, 2017) – Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, the original Silicon Valley real estate startup founded in 1906, knows what matters to buyers and sellers. Over the past three years, it has tapped into big data and smart home technology to help its affiliated agents sell homes. Now, the real estate company is unveiling its technology suite for the first time directly to consumers in a series of advertisements titled “Storytelling.” This release comes directly after the emotionally driven Coldwell Banker® brand advertising spot, “Somebody to Love,” which debuted in March as one of the highest rated ads of all time.



“For years, we have focused on building an emotional connection with our audiences. We know that our customers want to feel good about the real estate company they choose when buying or selling a home. That’s why on the heels of one of our most emotional ads of all time, we are releasing nine ads that go beyond the emotion of home. We are telling consumers how the Coldwell Banker brand can support them in a unique way when it comes to selling their home. For the first time, we are giving away our secrets, pulling back the curtain as to the reasons we are the real estate company with real advantages.” – David Marine, vice president of brand engagement for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC

CLICK TO TWEET: .@ColdwellBanker pulls back curtain on how its technology suite can help sell homes www.coldwellbanker.com/realadvantages



Reserve Space Now for BizFest – The Area’s Only “Buy Local” Business Expo

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business Partnership is providing an opportunity to local businesses that are interested in increasing exposure and sales with a display table at “BizFest.” On Thursday, June 15, 2017, local businesses will have an opportunity to showcase their products and services to the hundreds of visitors at the ‘hyper-local’ trade show and networking opportunity in New Jersey’s most affluent market.

BizFest is scheduled from 3:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. at the Imperia, 1714 Easton Avenue, Somerset, New Jersey.

The Somerset County business expo and trade show will provide the opportunity to make new business-to-business contacts while introducing both residents and other business people to product and service options available. Day of event admission to BizFest is free of charge for attendees. Major sponsors include Investors Bank, Affinity Federal Credit Union, Alpine Business Systems and M&T Bank.

Reserving display space will provide an opportunity for businesses to expose their products and services to a broad range of Somerset County business people and residents. Exhibitor space is available at a fee of $250 for members with 1 to 25 employees; $350 for members with 25+ employees; $425 for non-members with 1 to 25 employees.

Among the businesses expected to be represented are restaurants (with food tastings), technology, senior living, personal care, printing and mailing services, healthcare, financial services. In addition, there will be a photo booth and entertainment by a mentalist.

“The BizFest has a proven record of success for product and service businesses of all sizes,” commented Diana Sieberg, Vice-President of the Business Partnership. “The exposure gained in one afternoon goes a long way to expanding a customer base.”

To register, call 908-218-4300 or register online at at http://bit.ly/bizfest2017