This week CBS3 featured a story about a program impacting the life of Liz McCormick, a 54-year-old grandmother without health insurance who is a diabetic patient.
The Courier-Post recently published an article about World Aids Day and the improvement in treatments over the past 30-years. “The options and changes in treatment for HIV-infected patients has vastly improved, from taking 12 to 24 pills three times a day to one pill a day,” said Pamela Gordon, program coordinator for Cooper's Early Intervention Program.
Andrea Russo, MD, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services at Cooper, was recognized in the December issue of SJ Magazine as a well-respected “woman in medicine” and a healthcare leader who is making a difference in patient’s lives.
The December issue of SJ Magazine features an article about four new advances in healthcare that are taking place at South Jersey hospitals. The mini-Whipple procedure is now being performed at Cooper to help treat patients with pancreatic cancer. Cooper physicians are hoping that this new variation will bring the same results as the old procedure but with fewer risks.
Congratulations to the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cooper who has once again received a “3 star” rating, the highest possible quality ranking, from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). Developed to provide a comprehensive nationwide system of cardiac surgery performance, only 12% of hospitals in the United States receive the highest category of quality rating, a “ 3 star” designation. This latest ranking marks the third consecutive year Cooper has received top honors as one of the best adult cardiac surgery programs in the United States.
This week, Pharmacy Choice published an announcement that patient enrollment has begun in the RECITAL (A Patient Registry Evaluating Closure Following Access with the Arstasis One Access System) Study. The non-randomized, prospective, post-approval study anticipates enrolling up to 500 patients in at least seven U.S. hospitals including Cooper.
Robin L. Perry, MD, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cooper, is one of four South Jersey Physicians to have received the March of Dimes' Born To Shine Award in recognition of their outstanding work in maternal and infant care.
The Courier-Post published an article focusing on three South Jersey doctors on the front lines in the battle again breast cancer. Generosa Grana, MD, Director of the Cooper Cancer Institute, was featured in the article that described the progress that has been made in breast cancer treatments and what the future holds.
This week, the Courier-Post published an article about a series of Medical School Research Seminars presented by Cooper and Rowan University that are open to students, faculty and the community. Cooper Medical School’s Research Committee is sponsoring the seminars on topics of interest to both communities; alternating speakers and locations to accommodate staffs of each institution.
This week, the Burlington County Times published an article about Cooper’s Planetree initiative to have members of Symphony in C perform in several of Cooper’s offices every Monday during the month of October. This is part of several activities offered for Patient & Family Centered Awareness Month.