Cooper University Health Care reaches COVID-19 vaccine milestone: More than 100,000 dosages given over past 10 months

Cooper University Health Care recently administered its 100,000th COVID-19 vaccine, reaching a new milestone in its efforts to combat COVID-19.

“This milestone is a testament to the team’s tireless efforts to educate the community on the facts concerning vaccine safety and effectiveness while simultaneously ensuring widespread access to the vaccine throughout our region,” said Kevin O’Dowd, JD, co-CEO of Cooper. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Named as One of “America’s 100 Best” for Prostate Surgery and Five-Star for Coronary Bypass Surgery and Total Hip Replacement

100 best in prostate surgery awardCooper University Health Care, a nationally recognized academic health system, is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Cooper was also recognized in the rankings as a Five Star Hospital for Coronary Bypass Surgery and Total Hip Replacement.  Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 31 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.* Read more.

Camden County Commissioners Open Health Hub at Camden County College Campus in partnership with Cooper University Health Care and Rutgers-Camden School of Nursing

health hub drive throughThe Camden County Board of Commissioners, in partnership with Cooper University Health Care and the Rutgers-Camden School of Nursing, opened phase one of the Camden County Health Hub on Thursday, October 14. This new one-stop shop for COVID-19 vaccines, boosters, third doses, testing, and education is located on the Camden County College-Blackwood Campus. The drive-thru site will be operated in the vast parking lot on campus utilizing pop-up clinical pods. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care and Nuance Communications Announce Strategic Collaboration and Expansion of Dragon Ambient eXperience

Leading academic health system to extend Nuance DAX to 475 physicians based on success of initial deployment in prioritizing patient experiences, reducing administrative workloads, and improving clinical documentation

BURLINGTON, Mass. and CAMDEN, N.J., August 30, 2021Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) and Cooper University Health Care (Cooper) today announced a strategic collaboration to expand Cooper’s deployment of the Nuance® Dragon Ambient eXperience™ (DAX™) ambient clinical intelligence (ACI) solution to 475 physicians and advanced practice providers (APPs). Read more.

Carman Ciervo, DO, Named Chief Physician Executive of Cooper Care Alliance

Carman Ciervo, DO, has been named chief physician executive of Cooper Care Alliance (CCA), Cooper University Health Care’s community-based physician group.

Formed in 2020, CCA, a community-based physician group, is the health system’s second physician group along with the 800-member Cooper University Physicians (CUP) group, South Jersey’s largest physician group. CCA physicians are community-based and will focus on innovative strategies in primary care delivery. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Cardiologist Named to the American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Specialty Board

Andrea M. Russo, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA, a cardiologist and director of the electrophysiology and arrhythmia service at Cooper University Health Care and professor of medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, was appointed to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Cardiovascular Specialty Board.

“We congratulate Dr. Russo, who is a compassionate, skilled physician and researcher, providing her patients and their families the highest level of care while making a lasting contribution in the field of cardiology,” said Anthony J. Read more.

Cooper Ranked Among Top Hospitals Regionally and as Top-Performing Nationally in Multiple Specialties by U.S. News & World Report

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Us News Best Hospital Philadelphia RegionCooper University Health Care was recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals annual survey as one of the top-10 hospitals in New Jersey and as a top-performing hospital nationally in nine specialty services: Colon cancer surgery, heart failure, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart attack, diabetes care, kidney failure treatment, stroke, and COPD treatment. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care and Philadelphia 76ers Rebuild Camden Basketball Court

Cooper University Health Care and the Philadelphia 76ers have teamed up to renovate and upgrade the basketball court at Dominick Andujar Park in Camden as part of a community partnership between the two organizations. The basketball court rebuild is one of a number of initiatives the two organizations have teamed up together to support families in the City of Camden.

“From its support of Cooper during the pandemic to its work on creative community initiatives like rebuilding a basketball court for the public’s use, the 76ers are a perfect example of how the City’s employers are working together to improve the quality of life for residents in Camden,” said George E. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Critical Care Physician R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, Honored With NJHA Lifetime Achievement Award

R. Phillip Dellinger, MD, senior critical care attending at Cooper University Health Care, director of the Cooper Research Institute, and professor of medicine and distinguished scholar at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, was honored with the New Jersey Hospital Association’s Lifetime Achievement, Clinical Excellence Award. He was among 14 individuals and organizations honored for exemplary service to the people of New Jersey during the COVID-19 pandemic at an awards ceremony on July 15. Read more.

Subaru Loves Cooper University Health Care Subaru Presents Gift Card Bundles as Part of Loves to Care Philanthropic Program

Representatives from Subaru of America, Inc. presented “thank you” care bundles to support departments at Cooper University Health Care and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper for their outstanding efforts during the pandemic.

Nearly 950 team members in the Environmental Services, Food and Nutrition, Transport, Security and Maintenance departments, along with staff members at MD Anderson at Cooper, received a care package containing numerous gift cards to local retail stores and restaurants as well as transportation vouchers. Read more.