To meet the growth in the number of patients seeking surgery, Cooper University Health Care has opened four new operating rooms since May, increasing its total number of operating rooms to 23. The newest three state-of-the-art operating rooms opened last week. Cooper University Health Care was one of the few health systems in the region … [Read more…]
On August 16, 2016, executives from Subaru of America’s corporate headquarters and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) along with representatives from Subaru of Cherry Hill delivered messages of hope and 150 specially made blankets to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper to help encourage patients and keep them warm as they continue their fight … [Read more…]
Event to be held August 1-7, 2016, in Springfield, PA Cooper University Health Care will serve as the medical services provider at the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Golf Championship. This national championship, conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA), will be held August 1-7, 2016, at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, PA. Cooper … [Read more…]
Cooper University Health Care recognized pediatric nurse Rachel McCormick, RN, of Mount Laurel, NJ, with the DAISY Award for providing exceptional care.
Rachel was nominated by the parents of a young patient who was hospitalized at Cooper for several days. “From the time we stepped on the unit, Rachel made the entire experience so trouble free,” said the patient’s father. “She is a very professional and knowledgeable individual who shows that she has great pride in her profession as a nurse.”
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it has selected MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper as one of nearly 200 physician group practices and 17 health insurance companies to participate in a care delivery model that supports and encourages higher quality, more coordinated cancer care. The Medicare arm of the Oncology … [Read more…]
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper is expanding its services with the opening of a new inpatient oncology unit at Cooper University Hospital. The new, specialized 30-bed, all private-room unit on the 5th floor of the Roberts Pavilion will replace Cooper’s existing oncology inpatient unit and will begin accepting patients in early July.
On June 24, 2016, Camden County Sheriff G.L. “Whip” Wilson visited Cooper University Health Care to unveil a new patrol vehicle that will be used as part of ongoing security efforts on the Cooper Health Sciences Campus. The vehicle, a 2016 Ford Explorer, was funded by a grant from Cooper and will be used by … [Read more…]
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 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 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…]