The New Jersey Health Matters Poll is a collaboration between the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute and the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The periodic survey measures New Jersey citizen attitudes on current health care topics of interest. For more information on the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, click here.
Health Matters Poll Press Releases
APRIL 4, 2016 – The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI), in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, released a poll today exploring how New Jersey residents feel about “telehealth,” which allows patients to use video calls, text and other technology to receive health care services. This poll is the latest in the Health Matters series, a partnership between the two organizations that studies New Jerseyans’ attitudes on a variety of health-related issues.
END-OF-LIFE CARE IN NEW JERSEY: MAJORITY HAS THOUGHT ABOUT, DISCUSSED PLANS BUT FAR FEWER HAVE WRITTEN A LIVING WILL
APRIL 4, 2016 – More than six in 10 New Jerseyans say they are mostly comfortable with getting older and have even thought about and discussed their wishes for medical treatment near the end of their life. What residents are actually doing to prepare for this moment, and how familiar they are with important end-of-life care options, is another story, however.