Pivotal Study to be Published in Leading Medical Journal
Compelling new evidence demonstrates that too much oxygen following cardiac arrest may be harmful, not helpful to patients according to researchers at Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. The results of their multi-center study on this topic, which was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will be published in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association. Read more.
Cooper University Health Care in Camden and Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills were honored today by the New Jersey Hospital Association with the 2018 Community Outreach Award. The organizations were recognized in the category of enhancing access and quality of care to reduce disparities for developing HeroCare Connect, an innovative program to increase access to health care for veterans, active military, and their families. Read more.
Cooper University Health Care recognized Jan Vincent Adovas, RN, with The DAISY Award for providing exceptional nursing care. Jan works as a nurse on Cooper’s Pavillion 7 Unit. He was nominated by the family of a recent patient and was cited for his professional care, compassion and advocacy on behalf of the patient.
The DAISY Award, established by The DAISY Foundation, is an international program that celebrates the extraordinary care given by nurses every day. Read more.
Cooper University Health Care Board commits to developing top research program to benefit patients and Camden economy
Last week, Rowan University’s Board of Trustees committed $50 million over ten years to significantly enhance medical and bioscience research at the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) in the City of Camden. Cooper University Health Care’s Board voted today committing to a collaborative effort to build a first-rate medical research program focused on recruiting top research and clinical faculty to develop breakthrough medical cures and treatments. Read more.
Cooper University Health Care was proud to host The American Pain Association’s “Turn the Tide Summit” to address the challenges and strategies surrounding America’s opioid epidemic. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was the keynote speaker at the summit which was attended by medical professionals, elected officials, and former athletes among others.
With reports of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz’ season-ending ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tear, there is renewed focus on this type of sports injury. Unfortunately, this type of injury is common in athletes and non-athletes alike.
First, it is important to understand what the ACL is and how it functions. The ACL is a band of tissue within the knee joint that functions to stabilize the knee during certain activities. Read more.
Melvin Sheppard, 20, of Moorestown, NJ, visited the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health Care to donate the proceeds of his annual penny collection. Melvin started the tradition 12 years ago as a token of thanks for the medical care he received as a premature infant at Cooper. Read more.
Cooper University Health Care is proud to announce that it has received 2018 Star Performer recognition from the American Orthopaedic Association’s (AOA) Own the Bone® program. Cooper is one of approximately 230 health care institutions nationwide that have joined Own the Bone and taken initiatives to ensure their osteoporotic fracture patients receive the highest level of treatment and care.