A recent edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal announced the partnership between Cooper University Hospital and Bravo Health, a provider of Medicare Advantage plans dedicated to offering beneficiaries access to high quality, cost-effective healthcare.
Cooper University Hospital will be dedicating the Pavilion in honor of Joseph J. Roberts, Jr., former New Jersey Assembly Speaker and long-time advocate for Cooper, Camden and South Jersey. In naming the Pavilion after Mr. Roberts, one need not look any further than his years of dedicated service in elected office.
The School of Cardiovascular Perfusion held its 22nd annual graduation on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Café Aldo Lamberti in Cherry Hill. Cardiovascular Perfusion is an allied health profession. Perfusionists use heart-lung machines and other technologies to maintain the health of patients during heart surgery and other medical procedures.
Congratulations to this year's Spirit of Planetree Physician Champion and Caregiver of the Year: Michael E. Chansky, M.D., Chief, Emergency Department, and Barbara A. McCarty, Director of Child Life Services. The Spirit of Planetree Awards promote patient and family-centered care by recognizing those who personalize and demystify the health care experience for our patients.
Every May, the Professional Council of the Department of Patient Care Services recognizes 16 nurses and other members of the healthcare delivery team at Cooper University Hospital for their hard work and dedication. These prestigious, peer-nominated awards honor the work of the recipients, whose leadership and practice promote the delivery of quality healthcare at Cooper. Each award, together with Nurse of the Year, has its own set of criteria for eligibility, including three letters of recommendation from staff within each nominee’s clinical discipline.
Cooper University Hospital is proud to announce the 2010 Nurse of the Year, Patricia Pearlman, R.N., R.N.C., staff nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). This prestigious, peer-nominated award recognizes a nurse whose leadership and practice promotes the delivery of quality healthcare at Cooper.
We are pleased to announce that Anthony Mazzarelli, MD, JD, MBE has been appointed Director of Medical Affairs. In this role, Dr. Mazzarelli will work under the direction of Dr. Carolyn Bekes, CMO, to spearhead a number of initiatives within the hospital in concert with other members of management and the medical staff.
Cooper Family Medicine is pleased to announce the consolidation and move of their Blackwood and Woodbury offices to: 123 Egg Harbor Road in Sewell, N.J. 08080. Jessica Horvath-Matthews, M.D., Danielle Nordone, D.O. and John F. Robertson, Jr., M.D. will be seeing patients at this office.
The hospital's visitor restrictions, which were enacted in the fall during the height of the H1N1 outbreak, have been lifted. Children under 18 are once again allowed to accompany or visit patients in the hospital. As always, visitors are asked to observe the following visiting guidelines...