Archive for Press Releases

Alan Krieger Elected New NJPCAC President and Chairman

Press Releases on February 21st, 2014 No Comments

Alan P. Krieger, MD was unanimously elected Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of the New Jersey Patient Care and Access Coalition at the Coalition’s Board of Directors’ annual meeting on February 19th in New Brunswick. Dr. Krieger had previously served as Vice Chairman. “I am honored to have been given this responsibility […]

David Taylor Honored at Annual NJPCAC Meeting in New Brunswick

Press Releases on February 21st, 2013 No Comments

David Taylor, MD, was honored by the New Jersey Patient Care and Access Coalition Board of Directors at its annual meeting in New Brunswick on February 19th for his service as Chairman of the Board of Directors and President for the past three years. Dr. Taylor will serve as Vice Chairman for the coming year. […]

The Stone Center Acquires Powerful New Prostate Cancer Targeting Tool

Press Releases on October 21st, 2012 No Comments

NEWARK, NJ – The Stone Center, one of the largest lithotripsy centers in the United States, announced that it is expanding its urological services for patients through the acquisition of a powerful new tool for the analysis, planning and targeted biopsy of the prostate. The new technology, available in New Jersey only at The Stone […]

012 AACU STATE SOCIETY NETWORK ADVOCACY CONFERENCE

Press Releases on September 23rd, 2012 No Comments

The American Association of Clinical Urologists held its 5th Annual State Society Network Advocacy Conference in late September 2012. During the conference, New Jersey Assemblyman Herb Conaway, Jr., MD accepted the organization’s Distinguished Leadership Award, having been nominated by urologists in New Jersey for his work promoting the interests of patients and physicians in the […]

NJPCAC COMMEMORATES PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH WITH “STATE HOUSE WEEK”

Press Releases on June 21st, 2012 No Comments

The New Jersey Patient Care and Access Coalition commemorated “Prostate Cancer Awareness Month” in New Jersey with a special educational display in the State House in Trenton the week of June 18th through 21st. Participating in the event were: Dr. David Taylor, President and Chairman of NJPCAC NJPCAC Board Member Alan Plotkin NJPCAC Board Member […]

NEW JERSEY LEADS THE NATION IN OPPOSING USPSTF PSA TESTING RECOMMENDATION

Press Releases on January 17th, 2012 No Comments

New Jersey became the first state in the nation to formally oppose the draft recommendation made by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) that healthy men should no longer receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood tests as part of routine cancer screening. The joint resolution requesting the U.S. Congress to seek the withdrawal of the […]

NJPCAC HOSTS LEGISLATOR OPEN HOUSE IN HONOR OF PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Press Releases on October 1st, 2010 No Comments

The New Jersey Patient Care and Access Coalition (NJPCAC), a coalition of more than 200 top urologists and other healthcare professionals, hosted an open house event on September 30 from 1-4 pm in Room 109 (State House) in honor of September being recognized as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. NJPCAC is a physician driven advocacy group […]

NJPCAC ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ZERO – THE PROJECT TO END PROSTATE CANCER TO HOST 2011 GREAT PROSTATE CANCER CHALLENGE EVENT IN NEW JERSEY

Press Releases on August 20th, 2010 No Comments

The New Jersey Patient Care and Access Coalition, comprised of more than 160 urologists from across the State, announced today a partnership with ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer to host a Great Prostate Cancer Challenge 5k Race in 2011 that will raise money to promote prostate cancer awareness, early detection and research. […]

NJPCAC TAPPED TO ASSIST LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP IN DRAFTING NEW JERSEY’S LAWS ON OUT OF NETWORK PROVIDERS

Press Releases on April 8th, 2010 No Comments

The New Jersey Patient Care and Access Coalition (NJPCAC), comprised of more than 160 urologists from across the State, has been asked by Gary Schaer, Chair of the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee, to participate in a small panel of stakeholders to craft legislation directed at addressing the challenges surrounding those health care professionals […]

COALITION FORMED TO PRESERVE ACCESS TO HIGHEST QUALITY UROLOGIC CARE FOR NEW JERSEY PATIENTS

Press Releases on September 25th, 2008 No Comments

A statewide collection of multi-specialty physician group practices have formed a coalition aimed at promoting and protecting the highest quality urologic care for New Jersey patients. The New Jersey Patient Care and Access Coalition (NJPCAC) will seek to educate and partner with policy makers, regulators, insurers and other key stakeholders, including patients and other physician […]