The Surgical Group of South Jersey Joins Cooper University Health Care

In a move that will expand surgical services, the 12-member Surgical Group of South Jersey recently joined Cooper University Health Care.

“The Surgical Services Institute at Cooper has grown to become one of the largest surgical programs in the region,” said Adrienne Kirby, FACHE, president and CEO of Cooper University Health Care. “We welcome the Surgical Group of South Jersey to our growing team of surgical experts dedicated to providing the highest quality surgical care and an exceptional health care experience for our patients and their families.”

Since 2012, Cooper’s Surgical Services Institute, which offers specialties in trauma, vascular, breast, urological, bariatric, orthopaedic, ENT, and general surgery, among others, has experienced significant growth. 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.

Special Delivery for Moms Who Won’t Be Home to Celebrate Mother’s Day

There are many moms who will be spending their Mother’s Day in the hospital this year – recovering from their own illness or at the side of a loved one. The Lauren Rose Albert Foundation/Mother’s Matter Program is helping these women feel special by donating gift baskets to mothers, grandmothers, and caregivers who are hospitalized or have a family member hospitalized at Cooper University Health Care. Read more.

Cooper Heart Institute Selected for International Clinical Trial Comparing Heart Devices

First in New Jersey to Implant Amulet Device

Sajjad A. Sabir, MD

Sajjad A. Sabir, MD

The Cooper Heart Institute recently became one of the first hospitals in the United States and the only one in the Northeast region to participate in a clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of two devices designed to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.

“Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is an irregular heartbeat that can cause blood to pool and form clots in the left atrial appendage (LAA), a small pouch on the left side of the heart,” explained Cooper cardiologist Sajjad A. Read more.