The Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and the Community Pharmacy Foundation (CPF) recently announced the recipients of the 2021 Community Pharmacy Innovation in Quality (CPIQ) Awards. The awards honor an individual and a community pharmacy, whose innovative practices have improved care quality, medication optimization and patient outcomes. The recipient in the community pharmacy category is Bell Pharmacy in Camden, which formed a clinic that provides testing, counseling and treatment for HIV, sexually transmitted infections and hepatitis C.
The WSFS Foundation and the WSFS Community Foundation have merged to form the new WSFS CARES Foundation.
The Atlantic City Convention Center has reopened to 100% capacity. “Atlantic City is thrilled all indoor gathering limits, specific to meetings, conventions and events has been lifted. This will allow us to continue to move our destination forward, while growing the meetings and conventions market,” stated Meet AC’s President and CEO, Larry Sieg. “Our clients are ready to get back to business and we look forward to their return to Atlantic City.”
St. John of God Community Services has opened Holy Grounds Coffee in Westville. In keeping
with the organization’s mission, the coffee shop helps support its goal of increasing employment opportunities for adults with special needs while also raising awareness for the cause.
The Volunteers of America Delaware Valley held a ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier this month to celebrate the opening of its newest affordable housing community, Centerton Village, in Mount Laurel.
M&T Bank announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with free life-skills app Magnusmode to increase banking accessibility and eliminate barriers for the autism and disability communities.
MagnusCards will allow customers to access digital guides that provide visual cues and instructions for ATM transactions, using debit cards and other banking functions.
U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer has proposed a plan to help businesses facing worker shortages find employees. Gottheimer’s plan would allocate money from the $6 billion in CARES funding that New Jersey has received and give residents a $500 bonus to return to the workforce. The bonus would be eligible for an unemployed resident of New Jersey if they begin a job on Aug. 1 and keep that employment for at least one month.
New Jersey American Water received an award from J.D. Power for having the Northeast’s highest ranking customer satisfaction among large water utilities.
The Bill Bottino Cancer Foundation recently donated $50,000 to Inspira Health to help families of patients with nonmedical financial assistance as well as to support clinical and support services related to the disease. In total, the foundation has donated $500,000 to the medical provider.
Indoor Environmental Concepts, LLC, an industrial hygiene consulting company based in
Runnemede and specializing in environmental inspections of commercial, residential and public properties, is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
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Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 11, Issue 6 (June 2021).
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