Patient Story: Lillie Jackmon Rings the Bell at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

Camden resident, Lillie Jackmon, got a surprise send-off as she rang the bell signaling the end of her radiation therapy treatment for lung cancer at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper on Tuesday, September 21.  Camden Mayor Vic Carstarphen and Camden City Councilman Chris Collins joined the staff from MD Anderson at Cooper and dozens of Lillie’s friends and family members to wish her well following treatment. Read more.

New Class of Critical Care Technicians Graduates From Cooper University Health Care

Training Program Helps Cooper Team Members Advance in Their Careers

Nine Cooper University Health Care team members recently graduated from the health system’s Critical Care Technician training program, a class to help entry-level team members advance in their health care careers while training for one of the fastest growing professions in the health care industry.

“Cooper University Health Care is committed to supporting our team members through a variety of educational opportunities and we wanted to create a program that gives them a solid foundation both classroom theory and hands-on clinical components,” said Jennifer Glendenning, assistant vice president of professional development at Cooper. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care to Offer Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Cherry Hill Mall

For the convenience of the community and to continue expanding vaccination rates in the region, Cooper University Health Care in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Health will offer mobile walk-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Cherry Hill Mall throughout September and October. All vaccinations are available by walk-up. The Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will all be available. Read more.

Temporary Phone Issues: How to Get in Touch With Us

Cooper University Health Care’s telephone system is currently experiencing issues, and you may not be able to reach the Patient Access Center or your physician’s offices. We are working to fix the problem as quickly as possible. In the meantime, you may contact Cooper in any of the following ways:

  • The MyCooper patient portal to make, reschedule, or cancel appointments; to send messages to your doctor or other provider; to obtain test results; or to request a medication change or refill.
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Cooper University Health Care and The Cooper Foundation Donate Backpacks, School Supplies to Camden Students

More Than 2,100 Backpacks Donated Through The Cooper Foundation’s Operation Backpack

Thanks to the generosity of Cooper University Health Care team members and other donors, The Cooper Foundation purchased 2,110 backpacks and additional supplies for students enrolled at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy’s Lanning Square Primary, Lanning Square Middle School, Whittier Elementary, Whittier Middle, and Charles Sumner High School as part of the Foundation’s annual Operation Backpack. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Now Offers COVID-19 Vaccinations in Cooper Primary Care Offices

To help increase community vaccination rates for COVID-19, Cooper University Health Care is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations in 40 of its primary care offices throughout South Jersey.

“With the delta variant of the virus surging in the state, we know it is crucial to expand the number of community-based vaccination sites to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. Cooper’s primary care offices are conveniently located throughout the region and provide another option for many patients,” said Kevin O’Dowd, JD, co-CEO of Cooper. 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.

New Jersey Third Grader Donates 200 Personal Care Backpacks For Patients at Cooper University Health Care

Eight-year-old Lily Cuticchia of Haddon Township, NJ, is back at it again, opening her heart and hands to help others in need. The soon-to-be third grader St. Rose of Lima Catholic School recently visited Cooper University Hospital to donate more than 200 backpacks filled with blankets and personal care items to help homeless patients receiving care at Cooper’s emergency department and addiction medicine program. Read more.

Commissioners Get Vaccine Help From Camden Influencers

The number one high school basketball team and player in the nation promote the importance of vaccinations before the start of the school year

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – With COVID-19 cases rising across the country, the Board of County Commissioners is continuing to work with important influencers in their community to increase vaccine administration. The more transmissible version of the virus, the Delta variant, is spreading among the unvaccinated and increasing hospitalizations and sickness throughout the region underscoring the need for vaccinations. Read more.