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Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
  • id
  • date
    2010-11-12
  • Geographical Area
    United States of America
  • Jurisdiction
    New Jersey
  • Organisation
    New Jersey Board of Nursing
  • Address

    Postal Address
    PO BOX 45010
    124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
    Newark
    NEW JERSEY 07101

    Location Address
    124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
    Newark
    NEW JERSEY 07101

  • Phone
    +1 973 504 6430
  • Fax
    +1 973 648 3481
  • Email
  • Website
  • Contact Point
    George Hebert
    Executive Director
  • Regulatory Body
    The mission of the New Jersey Board of Nursing is to protect the health and safety of the public through effective public policy, competent and ethical nursing practice, and exceptional customer service. The Board accomplishes its mission in an environment characterized by openness, trust and integrity.
    http://www.state.nj.us/oag/ca/nursing/mission.htm (accessed on 22.04.2009) The New Jersey State Board of Nursing is establish under The Board of Nursing Laws 45:11-23 http://www.state.nj.us/oag/ca/laws/nursingregs.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009)
  • Health System
    Health care in the United States is mainly provided in the private sector (both for profit and for non-profit) and to a lesser degree by public funding for the poor, elderly, disabled, children and veterans.  The United States does not have a universal health care system.

    In the United States expenditure on health care in actual dollars and as a proportion of gross domestic product (GDP) and on a per-capita basis is greater, than in any other nation in the world. The World Health Organisation reports that in 2005 the US total expenditure on health as 15 % of GDP and that the total expenditure on health per capita was $US6350. http://www.who.int/countries/usa/en/ (accessed on 22.04.2009).

    In 2006, around 84% of US citizens had some form of health insurance and about 16% of the population, or 47 million Americans were without health insurance coverage. http://www.census.gov/prod/2007pubs/p60-233.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009).

    The number of acute care hospital beds in the United States in 2000 was 2.9 per 1 000 population. Bed numbers have declined and this coincides with a reduction in average length of stays in hospitals and an increase in day-surgery patients.
    The United States has among the lowest average lengths of stay for most procedures.  http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/20/48/16502658.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009).

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