New Jersey, home of the oldest hospitals in the country, is getting three sparkly new ones in less than a year. In reporting this story for The New York Times, it was fascinating to learn just how tough it is to be in the hospital business here. The state is one of the worst places to be in the hospital business — reimbursements are low, people aren’t using hospitals like they used to — but three non-profit companies have decided to sink half a billion dollars into new facilities. The result is three hospitals with some pretty swanky amenities like weeping fountain walls, meditation rooms and rooftop gardens.
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