Cooper University Health Care and Deborah Heart and Lung Center announced today that the two health systems have joined forces to launch HeroCare Connect, a new service to provide convenient and expedited access to quality specialty health care for local active duty military, retirees, veterans, and their families. Military patients who are referred for specialty care will be able to see a specialist within 24 to 48 hours. Read more.
Procedure presents new option for patients with complex anatomy
For patients who need a new aortic valve but who are poor candidates for either surgery or transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR) through femoral-artery access, the Cooper Heart Institute now offers a new approach called transcaval TAVR. Read more.
The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper participated in the annual CBS3 “Change the Luck of a Child” fundraiser to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities by making a $10,000 donation and answering pledge calls. These efforts helped to raise $1.2 million for the organization, which serves as a home away from home for families with a child in the hospital.
Dr. Green, who received her medical degree from UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Cooper University Hospital, Camden. Read more.
Cooper University Health Care is proud to announce the fourth annual summer internship program for students interested in administrative (non-clinical) careers in healthcare.
- Undergraduate Students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (must be in their junior or senior year), or graduate students in a major, or course work related to internship.
- Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0.
- New Jersey resident.
- Complete daily tasks and or project work assigned by mentor.
The Trauma Center at Cooper University Health Care recently purchased $10,000 worth of tourniquets which will be distributed to all officers in the Camden County Police Department in conjunction with specialized bleeding control training they received from Cooper’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team.
The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program has awarded a $37,000 one-year grant to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper’s Camden County Cancer Screening Project (CCCSP) to increase awareness of the life-saving benefits of early detection of breast cancer. It is the tenth year that the program has received funding from the Avon Foundation for Women to support its work on this important health issue, and in recognition of the program’s excellence. Read more.