Cooper’s Center for LGBTQ+ Health

Happy Pride month to those in the LGBTQ+ community as well as our allies!  What started out as a movement sparked by protests turned into a month of both awareness and celebration for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender non-conforming Continue Reading

Hospital-to-Home

The Importance of the “Hospital-to-home” Connection in Treating Patients with Heart Failure.

Heart failure is a common and serious illness. Thirty day mortality rate after a hospitalization for heart failure is around 10%, and one year mortality rate is 20%.  Continue Reading

Offering Emotional First Aid to Your Patients During the COVID19 Pandemic

Since the onset of the COVID19 pandemic, Americans have been faced with unforeseen and unprecedented challenges that are provoking a host of stress responses.  The magnitude of the disruptions to daily life are difficult enough for most people to cope Continue Reading

The Medicare Wellness Exam Can Have Benefits throughout the Year

As Medicare Annual Wellness Visits are becoming a more routine part of healthcare, providers are becoming aware of the advantages: patient attribution, opportunity to update chronic conditions to reflect the true complexity of the patient, and a review of health Continue Reading

The Shifting Strategy of Healthcare Teams

As a primary care provider, I have patients who come in and say “I want you to be the quarterback of my care.” I understand their sentiment – in a fractured and complicated healthcare landscape they want someone who calls Continue Reading

Hospitalists’ Impact on the ACO

Patients who are hospitalized are sicker and more complex than ever. As more care is provided in outpatient and alternative locations, the patients who do make it into the hospital are those with high acuity illness and multiple serious chronic Continue Reading

Why Support Accountable Care Organizations?

A College Student’s Perspective on ACOs. Continue Reading

Seven-Day Pledge at Cooper

The pledge to mitigate readmissions and better patient outcomes. Continue Reading

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