Cooper University Health Care has partnered with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) to deploy community health workers (CHWs) in Camden as part of an innovative program – Horizon Neighbors in Health – that is improving health, reducing inpatient hospital stays and emergency department visits, and increasing behavioral and specialty care visits by addressing social barriers to health.… Read more.
As of Saturday, May 1, 2021, Cooper has contracted with a new vendor – ComplianceLine – and has a new compliance hotline: 1.833.435.1006.
All Cooper team members will receive a sticker with the new hotline number for your badge hangtag.… Read more.
As part of Cooper’s commitment to the safety of our patients and staff, we have resumed High Reliability Organization (HRO) training. Virtual training will incorporate polling and Q&A sessions that will require participants to join via a computer or mobile device.… Read more.
Experience safety errors from the point of view of our patients. Follow the link to the virtual reality (VR) Room of Errors. Once there, be sure to click on the items that appear to be errors to learn more.… Read more.
Daily Offerings and Activities:
- Virtual “Room of Errors” access available through Pulse+ (Chance to win a prize!)
- Patient Safety Week quiz via Pulse+ (Chance to win a prize!)
- Patient Safety Rounding by Patient Safety Team
- Articles and tips related to Cooper Top 10 Safety Initiatives
Tuesday, March 16
- 1 p.m.
During the week of March 15 to 19, 2021, Cooper will recognize Patient Safety Awareness Week. This annual event encourages everyone to learn more about health care safety. As part of Cooper’s journey toward becoming a High Reliability Organization (HRO) and reaching a goal of zero harm to all, we believe this is a great time to share our strategy for achieving this goal and how each and every member of the Cooper team plays an important role.… Read more.
It’s been an exciting new year so far in GI!
Cooper’s gastroenterology (GI) team is now offering an innovative procedure called endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). This procedure involves removing gastrointestinal lesions that have not yet entered the muscle layer.… Read more.
Based on the feedback and need for additional safety equipment, Cooper University Health Care has purchased enough chair alarms to accommodate each patient in need.
Cooper’s Maintenance Department will be systematically installing a dedicated, wall-mounted Posey chair alarm on each headwall of our patients’ rooms.… Read more.
This weekend’s ransomware attack on Universal Health System (UHS) serves as an important reminder to Cooper employees that we are all responsible for helping prevent cyber-attacks against Cooper.
UHS is a U.S. and U.K.-based health care system.… Read more.