Eliza Ng, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer of Population Health for RWJBarnabas Health, will serve as an expert speaker at the American College of Healthcare Executives of New Jersey (ACHENJ) sold out event. The panel, entitled “Best Practices in Adapting to Local Regulations, Markets and Trends” will explore New Jersey’s latest legislation, economic drivers and marketplace trends that will shape the future of our state’s healthcare delivery systems. The event takes place at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick at 5:30PM on Tuesday, October 29.
The ACHENJ panel, featuring Dr. Ng, will offer an opportunity for an engaging discussion around how national and state legislation, and local economic conditions, market trends and health condition trends influence organizational strategies.
Dr. Ng is responsible for advancing the population health and value-based care for the RWJBarnabas Health. Dr. Ng has had extensive experience in leading medical management and population health in integrated delivery systems and in the payer sector. She is credited with having developed the country’s first health plan-based CDC certified Diabetic Prevention Program and Retail Care Management Models. Dr. Ng earned her BA at Yale University and her MD degree at Drexel School of Medicine. She also received a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Ng is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. She has served as Board members in multiple organizations and is a frequent speaker on value-based care and population health.
The ACHENJ is a professional organization for those who direct management services and programs within health care facilities, networks and related organizations. With over 800 members, ACHENJ is recognized as a Healthcare Executive Group of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and most recently was awarded the ACHE 2018 Chapter Merit Award. ACHENJ has been serving the educational, networking, employment and mentoring needs of NJ Healthcare Executives, Managers and students for over 25 years. ACHENJ offers its members, no matter what career stage they are in, a collegial environment for professional growth and life-long learning.
ABOUT RWJBARNABAS HEALTH
RWJBarnabas Health is the largest, most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, with a service area covering nine counties with five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals – Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH in New Brunswick, RWJUH Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH Hamilton, RWJUH Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children’s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital with a network of outpatient centers, a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, two trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.
RWJBarnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest private employer – with more than 34,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns – and routinely captures national awards for outstanding quality and safety. RWJBarnabas Health recently announced a partnership with Rutgers University to create New Jersey’s largest academic health care system. The collaboration will align RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers’ education, research and clinical activities, including those at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey - the state's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center - and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.