Ambulatory Night Out!

Nothing says #OneTeamOnePurpose like the opportunity to go out together for a ball game! On June 30, 2018, approximately 150 providers, staff, and their families from our ambulatory teams attended a Phillies game, where they cheered on as we beat the Washington Nationals 3-2.

Our ambulatory teams serve patients throughout South Jersey, from Willingboro to Egg Harbor Township. It was great to see everyone out of the office and having fun. Read more.

Cooper Urologist Dr. Allen Seftel Presents Grand Rounds at NYU Winthrop Hospital

On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Allen D. Seftel, MD, FACS, Head of the Division of Urology at Cooper, presented an update on sexual dysfunction for the NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Urology Grand Rounds. During Grand Rounds, speakers present medical education and patient care topics to an audience of colleagues, including doctors, residents, and medical students. Today’s presentation covered therapies for Peyronie’s Disease, the diagnosis of male hypogonadism, and treatment options for male erectile dysfunction. Read more.

Breast Cancer Patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Are Benefiting From the Generosity of Local Knitters

A South Jersey group of knitters is teaming up with Cooper University Health Care to help women diagnosed with breast cancer. As affiliates of Knitted Knockers, a nationwide non-profit, the volunteers are creating hand-knitted prosthetic breasts for women who have undergone mastectomies or other breast procedures.

In the past year, the group has provided more than 50 sets, which come in a variety of sizes and colors, to patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Read more.

Cooper Celebrates “Princesses & Super Heroes” at NICU Reunion

More than 200 former patients and family members attended Cooper University Health Care’s “Princesses & Super Heroes” NICU reunion at Washington Lake Park in Sewell, NJ, on Saturday, June 30, 2018. The fun reunion event celebrated babies and their families who have “graduated” from the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit over the past several years. The event highlighted the strides these children have made since being born prematurely or with critical health issues, and the excellent care they received at Cooper. Read more.

Cooper Urologists Present Men’s Sexual Health Information at Event in Cherry Hill

 

On Thursday, June 28, 2018, Cooper urologists Dr. Allen D. Seftel, Head of the Division of Urology at Cooper, and Dr. Ronak Gor, Director of Genitourinary Reconstruction and Trauma at Cooper, presented a free information session on male sexual and urination problems at the Cherry Hill Library Conference Center. This event offered support and education for men who have tried and failed first-line treatments for erectile dysfunction and urine leakage, including a discussion of advanced treatment options for erectile dysfunction for men who have tried pills or other therapies, and men who wear pads due to stress urinary incontinence, possibly following prostate cancer treatment. Read more.

Cooper Employees Fan Out Across Camden, South Jersey for Day of Service

WHAT: More than 90 doctors, nurses, administrative leaders, and allied health professionals from Cooper University Health Care will fan out across eight different sites in Camden, Burlington, Gloucester counties for a day of community service. Cooper employees will work in community gardens, prepare meals at the Cathedral Kitchen, help out at an animal shelter, and organize donations at a food pantry among others. Read more.

American Heart Association and Amerigroup Foundation Donate 500 Infant CPR Training Kits to Cooper Health

Tools equip new parents with CPR and choking relief skills to use in emergencies.

The American Heart Association (AHA) with the support from the Amerigroup Foundation has donated 500 Infant CPR Anytime® kits to Cooper University Health Care for use in training new parents on emergency lifesaving techniques. Cooper will provide the Infant CPR Anytime kits to parents whose babies are discharged from the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and will be the first hospital in New Jersey to offer the Infant CPR Anytime training on their telehealth patient portal. Read more.

Lots of Learning at Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper Pediatric Health Fair!

More than 70 students from HB Wilson Elementary School in Camden, NJ, visited Cooper University Health Care on May 30, 2018, to take part in the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper’s Pediatric Health Fair. The event teaches  kids healthy habits at a young age. Through interactive games and engaging discussions, students learned about health, wellness, prevention, and safety from hospital and medical school volunteers. Read more.

Celebrating National Red Nose Day at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper

Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper Pediatrics outpatient office in Camden celebrated national Red Nose Day on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Red Nose Day – launched in 2015 – is dedicated to ending child poverty around the world. The money raised by Red Nose Day has benefited programs for children and young people in all 50 states and in 34 countries internationally. Read more.

Cooper Honors Trauma Surgeon With “Military Employee of the Year” Award

On May 22, 2018, Cooper University Health Care presented the 2018 Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award to trauma surgeon John Chovanes, DO, FACS, LTC, USAR MC, at a pre-Memorial Day celebration for Cooper employees who are veterans and/or active military.

The Cooper Military Employee of the Year Award – which will be presented annually – was established to formally recognize the outstanding contributions a Cooper staff member has made to the health system, the community, and the nation, as well as in support of Cooper’s mission to serve, to heal, to educate. Read more.