Huntington’s Disease Education Day
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Registration and breakfast at 9:30 a.m.
Event from 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cooper University Hospital
One Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ 08103
Huntington’s Disease Education Day
Local TV Reporter Ali Gorman to Host
Cardiac Partners at Cooper and Inspira will mark American Heart Month in February with a special heart healthy event for women from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Mansion on Main Street, Voorhees NJ.
“Let’s Get to the Heart of the Matter” will be hosted by Ali Gorman, RN, health and medical reporter for 6 ABC, and will feature a panel of female cardiologists, refreshments, wine tasting, dark chocolate sampling and an audience question and answer session. Read more.
Cooper University Health Care in Camden and Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills were honored today by the New Jersey Hospital Association with the 2018 Community Outreach Award. The organizations were recognized in the category of enhancing access and quality of care to reduce disparities for developing HeroCare Connect, an innovative program to increase access to health care for veterans, active military, and their families. Read more.
In recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and day of service, Cooper University Health Care has created a Cooper Civic Leadership Award of $1,000 for a Rutgers University–Camden student who exemplifies outstanding service to the Camden community.
“Cooper University Health Care has been serving the region and the people of Camden for more than 130 years and is Camden’s largest employer,” said Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE, president and CEO of Cooper. Read more.
Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE, President and CEO of Cooper University Health Care, was a guest panelist today at the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 3rd Annual Economic Conference.
Dr. Kirby, along with fellow panelists Dr. Larry Kaiser, president and CEO of Temple University Health System, and Dan Tropeano, CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Pennsylvania & Delaware, participated on the panel, “Health Care Quagmire: What’s next for Philadelphia’s most important industry?”
Today’s panel discussed top issues related to uncertainty in health care legislation, the changing landscape of health care due to mergers and partnerships, patient care and safety, and affordability and cost. Read more.
Jeffrey Lang, associate principal horn for the Philadelphia Orchestra, found a unique way to say thank you for the great care he received recently as a patient at Cooper University Health Care. Jeffrey, along with some musician friends, performed a holiday concert for visitors and staff in the lobby of the Roberts Pavilion on December 21. Thank you for the beautiful gift of music! Read more.
Last week, Bob Chester and Zach Ewan, members of Cooper’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team, met a local family helping relatives from Puerto Rico who were displaced by Hurricane Maria. They knew this family would need some help getting through the season. Together with on- and off-duty staff, donations came in for a Christmas tree, toys, and gift certificates to use for clothing. Read more.
Scuba Santa and his helpers from the Adventure Aquarium in Camden made a holiday visit to Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper to visit with young patients and their families. During his visit, Scuba Santa read a sea-life themed version of T’was The Night Before Christmas and distributed teddy bears.
Cooper University Health Care was proud to host The American Pain Association’s “Turn the Tide Summit” to address the challenges and strategies surrounding America’s opioid epidemic. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was the keynote speaker at the summit which was attended by medical professionals, elected officials, and former athletes among others.