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CAPC Accepts NJHELA's Project

In September 2018, The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) accepted one of the projects developed by our 2018 Fellows. MSNJ, NJAHP & NJHA congratulates the team for continuing their work on improving end-of-life/palliative care post-course.

See below for details.


  • Victoria Brogan, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, New Jersey Hospital Association

  • Amy Frieman, MD, MBA, FAAHPM, Corporate Medical Director, Palliative Care Services, Hackensack-Meridian Health

  • Michael Ruiz de Somocurcio, MBA, Vice President, Payer & Provider Collaboration, Regional Cancer Care Associates

  • Lisa Rush RN, BSN, Director, Clinical Operations, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

  • Puneeta Sharma, MD, CPE, HMDCB, Medical Director, Palliative Care, Valley Medical Group


  • Nalin Johri, PhD, MPH, School of Health & Medical Sciences, Seton Hall University


  • Palliative Care Reimbursement

  • Description: This team was tasked to develop a solution to the fact that lack of reimbursement inhibits provision of high quality interdisciplinary Palliative Care.



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