Cooper University Health Care Named “Hospital of the Year” at 2016 Healthcare Heroes Awards

Cooper University Health Care was honored as New Jersey’s “Hospital of the Year” at the 2016 Healthcare Heroes Awards held in Somerset, NJ, today.  Sponsored by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal, the program honors individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of health care in New Jersey. Cooper was selected over a … [Read more…]

Cooper Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Women’s and Children’s Institute (Washington Township) Expansion

Cooper University Health Care celebrated the expansion of its women’s and children’s facility in Washington Township with a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 17, 2016. The additional space will provide more exam rooms, conference/event space and a more open flow for patient and visitor traffic. It will also allow for expanded evening hours, giving patients … [Read more…]

Cooper Honors ICU Nurse With DAISY Award

Cooper University Health Care recognized intensive care unit nurse Deborah Cannon, RN, of Beverly, NJ, with The DAISY Award for providing exceptional care. Deborah was nominated by the daughter of a patient recovering from stomach cancer surgery who described her as very caring, empathetic, and supportive. “My father speaks very little English,” the patient’s daughter … [Read more…]

Cooper Establishes Transitional Care Management Department to Improve Transition From Hospital to Home, Reduce Readmissions

Cooper has established a new Transitional Care Department to provide our patients with the right care in the right setting. The Transitional Care Department is comprised of a physician, inpatient social workers and home-health nurses, as well as its newest members: advance practice nurses and health coaches. Inpatient social work and home health will continue … [Read more…]

Cooper Emergency Medicine Residents Capture Top Spot in SimWars

A team of emergency medicine residents from Cooper University Health Care — Stephanie Wilsey, MD; Rick Pescatore, MD; Grace Lam, MD; and Sarab Sodhi, MD  — captured first place in the SimWars, held during the New Jersey Chapter-American College of Emergency Physicians (NJ-ACEP) annual conference recently. SimWars puts four-person teams from across the state in … [Read more…]

Cooper Supports Local Entrepreneurs – Now Offers Camden Pride T-Shirts in Hospital Gift Shop


Cooper University Health Care is promoting Camden pride and supporting the work of local entrepreneurs by selling a line of specialty designed Camden-pride T-shirts in the hospital’s gift shop. The T-shirts are the product of three fellow veterans—Ajeenah “AJ” Riggs, Eric Powell and Lionel McElwee—who own and operate a clothing store called 1216 Haddon, located … [Read more…]

Cooper Honors Two Outstanding Nurses With DAISY Award


Cooper University Health Care recognized Jacqueline Engle, RN, Post-Partum Unit, of West Deptford, NJ, and Sean VanBastelaar, RN, Intensive Care Unit, of Doylestown, PA, with The DAISY Award for providing exceptional care. Jacqueline was nominated by a patient who described her as “friendly, informative and professional” following the birth of her son. The patient said … [Read more…]