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.

Cooper University Health Care Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award With Target: Stroke Honor Roll

American Heart Association Award Recognizes Cooper University Hospital’s Commitment to Quality Stroke Care

Cooper University Health Care received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Read more.

Short-Term Traffic Flow and Construction Near Kelemen Circle

UPDATE: Due to weather, construction will begin on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, and continue through Friday, June 22, 2018 near the Kelemen Circle on the health sciences campus of Cooper University Health Care in Camden. As a result, only Emergency Department patients and Cooper employee shuttles will be able to access Kelemen Circle Monday through Friday 6:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Read more.

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Participating in Lung Cancer Early Detection Study

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper logoMD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper has joined a Lung Cancer Early Detection study aimed at improving lung cancer screening methods for those at risk. The study is part of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Moon Shots ProgramTM, a collaborative effort to accelerate advances that save patients’ lives.

“Lung cancer remains the leading cause of death from cancer in both men and women, and cigarette smoking is the single biggest risk factor,” said Robert A. Read more.

Members of Cooper EMS Team Recognized by Camden County Police Department for Outstanding Work

Five members of the Cooper University Hospital EMS team were honored by the Camden County Metro Police Department for heroic work during an incident that occurred in March. The quarterly award presentation took place at Rowan University’s Camden campus and was presided over by NBC 10’s news anchor Vai Sikahema.

The event was dedicated to recognizing  first responders and other organizations who performed in cooperation with Camden County Police. Read more.

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Recognized for Quality in Value Based Cancer Care

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper has been recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers for Cancer Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. By combining nationally consistent quality criteria with locally effective value-based programs, Blue Distinction Centers for Cancer Care deliver maximum value to members battling cancer by aligning health care payments with improved health outcomes. 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.

New Outpatient Diagnostic Mammography Unit Opens at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

Expanding to meet growing patient demand, MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper recently opened a new outpatient diagnostic mammography center on its Camden campus.

“This is another exciting day as MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper continues to transform cancer care for the people of South Jersey and the region,” said Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE, executive chairman and chief executive officer at Cooper, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Read more.