What happens when ride-sharing services move in to cash-strapped South Jersey municipalities? A whole lot of fines, drivers for Uber told the Press of Atlantic City. The drivers say they are being unfairly targeted by Atlantic City and other towns that need to offset diminished revenues.
Meanwhile, NJ Spotlight has a look into something that is called ‘value-based’ healthcare. Apparently, more and more doctors in New Jersey are having their payments tied to the long-term health of their patients – sounds too sensible to be true, but since the Garden State has one of the most expensive healthcare systems in the country, here’s hoping it works.
In other news, the former South Jersey Times has some great old pictures of Salem County Jail and here’s the rest of what we’re reading today:
Bacterial Infection Linked To Syringes Finds Way To South Jersey–At least 10 people in Atlantic County and three in Ocean County have contracted a complicated bacterial infection tied to an outbreak from contaminated medical supplies, state health officials said. Press of Atlantic City
Coastal Storm System Will Bring Some Rain, Rough Surf To NJ–No need to panic: rainfall totals will stay below an inch, no snow is anticipated, and coastal flooding concerns will be in the minor category. New Jersey 101.5 – Proud to be New Jersey – New Jersey News Radio