Thanksgiving Greetings

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Thanksgiving Day  is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2022 occurs on Thursday, November 24th.  The history of this holiday begins in 1621, where the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag people shared an Autumn harvest feast . This event is considered to be one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations of the colonies….

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PHA Doctor Uses New Rotator Cuff Implant With Promising Results

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Rotator cuff injuries most commonly affect people over 40, who repeatedly perform overhead motions with their arms. These injuries, progressive in nature, grow in severity over time and eventually require surgery and months of rehabilitation. But a new implant is on the market that may change the way rotator cuff tears are treated. Regeneten is…

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BREAST CANCER

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Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women. The greatest risk factor is to be a woman, as one in eight will be diagnosed at some point during their lifetime.  Aging also increases the risk as most breast cancers are diagnosed after age 50. Both men and woman that have a…

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Three PHA Doctors Receive Awards For Their Service

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Three prominent Premier Health Associates physicians received awards this month for their service to the medical community.  Dr. Kozak, the new president of Premier Health Associates, received the John Lucas, MD Award For Emerging Physician Leaders at the Newton Medical Center’s annual staff meeting.  “It is an honor to be recognized by my peers as…

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PHA Recognized for Excellent Blood Pressure Rates in Adult Patients

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Premier Health Associates has been recognized by the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association for achieving a 70% blood pressure control rate among their adult patient population.  As a result of this accomplishment, Premier Health Associates will be acknowledged in the American Heart Association Journal, and in a joint national press release between…

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Health Care Transparency Act Signed by Governor Murphy

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Advance Practice Nurses, Physicians Assistants Are Now Required to be Properly Identified on Name Tags in Patient Care Settings This was a great legislative victory for the Access to Care Coalition, of which, NJAOPS is an active member. This bill requires health care providers to affirmatively communicate their licensure type to patients verbally and in…

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New Jersey’s True Heroes

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Written by Kimberly Bollard. This article was originally published in the Sparta Independent. New Jersey’s healthcare workers have been working tirelessly throughout the COVID-19 crisis. However, three Premier Health Associates physicians were recently noted from our community for their extra efforts in different areas of medicine. Premier Health Associates is a medical group that is…

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Telemedicine in Response to COVID-19

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Premier Health Associates has adopted the practice of telemedicine in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. One of the most effective ways to stop the spread of COVID-19 is social distancing, and Premier Health Associates is maintaining and encouraging social distancing by practicing medicine, refilling prescriptions, and managing illness via virtual visits. Telemedicine allows people…

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Telemedicine at Premier Health Associates

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As we travel through these uncertain times, we need to adapt to face the challenges that are attached to COVID-19. The situation surrounding the pandemic is constantly changing, and as such, in-person appointments can put several people at risk. At Premier Health Associates, we have begun the practice of telemedicine to keep patients, staff, and…

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Coronavirus Meeting

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Yesterday, under the leadership of the Premier Health Associates Board of Directors, we held a COVID-19 meeting. Attending doctors included: Dr. Kozak, Dr. Bollard, Dr. Vaz, Dr. Liloia, and Dr. Stas. Also in attendance was Premier Health Associates Admin Daryl Wilson. Recommendations: Physicians will triage all respiratory infections to determine the best course of action…

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