Cooper University Health Care was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for raising organ and tissue donation awareness in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Read more.
(Camden, NJ) — Cooper University Health Care recently recognized Caitlin Oshea, RN, of Garnet Valley, Delaware County, Pennsylvania with the DAISY Award for providing exceptional nursing care.
Caitlin, a nurse on Cooper’s Progressive Care Unit, was nominated by the wife of a patient who described her as very caring, empathetic, and supportive. “Caitlin showed extraordinary compassion,” the patient’s wife said. “I felt good knowing she was taking care of him, she went above and beyond to give him his dignity back.”
The DAISY Award, established by The DAISY Foundation, is an international program that celebrates the extraordinary care given by nurses every day. Read more.
We sat down with Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Vice President of Perioperative Services at Cooper, to talk about his recent feature in New Jersey Monthly and learn more about Nellix, a minimally invasive, life-saving device for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Jeffrey C. Brenner, MD, medical director of the Urban Health Institute at Cooper University Health Care and executive director of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, was honored as Humanitarian of the Year by the Philadelphia Business Journal at its Healthcare Innovators/Doctors of Distinction event on October 20, 2016.
Dr. Brenner is a family physician that has worked in Camden, NJ, for the past 16 years. Read more.
Thanks to the efforts and dedication of the staff at Cooper University Health Care, a 49-year-old German citizen recently was reunited with long-lost family in her native country.
The journey began in August 2016 when Selma Wahl, a German citizen who had been living in South Jersey, was found unconscious at the base of the stairs at a friend’s home. Read more.
Cooper University Health Care recently recognized cardiac care unit nurse Alyson Karbach, RN, of Sicklerville, NJ, with the DAISY Award for providing exceptional care.
Karbach was nominated by the daughter of an elderly patient who described Karbach as “very caring, empathetic, and supportive while my father struggled with low blood pressure episodes which frightened him greatly. All of the Cooper nurses were excellent, but she was a calming presence and really stood out.”
The DAISY Award, established by The DAISY Foundation™, is an international program that celebrates the extraordinary care given by nurses every day. Read more.