Former Cooper Patient Credits Cooper Team with Saving His Life

When Kristen Rodriguez tweeted to FOX 29’s Mike Jerrick, she had one wish for Father’s Day: that her father might meet the Cooper trauma surgeon who saved his life. On Monday, June 19, the teams at Good Morning Philadelphia and Cooper University Health Care coordinated a surprise to help that wish come true. Seven weeks after Cooper Trauma Surgeon Dr. John Chovanes removed his gallbladder in an emergency surgery, Jack Bender was able to thank him in person. Read more.

Cooper Honors Nurse With DAISY Award

Daisy Award winner Meghann Thornton, RN.

Daisy Award winner Meghann Thornton, RN.

Cooper University Health Care recently recognized Meghann Thornton, RN, of Medford Lakes  with the DAISY Award for providing exceptional nursing care. Meghann works as a nurse in Cooper’s Progressive Care Unit.

The DAISY Award, established by The DAISY Foundation, is an international program that celebrates the extraordinary care given by nurses every day. It is presented in collaboration with the American Organization of Nurse Executives. Read more.

Lyft and RoundTrip Provide On-Demand Patient Transportation at MD Anderson and Cooper

With new healthcare technology partnership, New Jersey based Care Managers at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper University Health Care can schedule and monitor patients requiring medical and non-medical transportation.

Jersey City, NJ  RoundTrip, a healthcare technology company for hospitals and medical transportation providers, has announced a nationwide partnership with Lyft, expanding its ability to provide transportation for all patient needs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Cooper University Hospital. Read more.