Cooper Opens New Gloucester City Internal Medicine Office

Cooper University Health Care celebrated the expansion of its primary health care services in Gloucester City on September 14, 2016, with a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new internal medicine office. In attendance were physicians, Cooper executives, and local officials.

Gloucester City Mayor William James joined Cooper President and Chief Executive Officer Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE, and internal medicine physician Daniel J. Read more.

Cooper Presents: Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Education for Pharmacists

In response to the global opioid epidemic, Cooper University Health Care is sponsoring Provide to Prevent: Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Education, a continuing education program for pharmacists and other health care professionals from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 17, 2016, at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden.

Pharmacists have been called by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy to promote and expand access to the opioid overdose reversal medication Naloxone. Read more.

Fall Fest Celebrates New Cooper Offices at Camden County College in Blackwood

Cooper University Health Care is sponsoring a Fall Fest, a celebration to mark the grand opening of Cooper Family Medicine and Behavioral Health Offices, Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the Camden County College campus, 200 College Drive, Polk Hall, Blackwood, NJ.

In addition to games, music, and cooking demonstrations by the Food Bank of South Jersey, activities include the opportunity to meet the clinical staff, tour the facility, and receive a variety of health screenings. Read more.

Cooper Honors Cardiac Nurse With DAISY Award

Alyson Karbach Daisy AwardCooper University Health Care recently recognized cardiac care unit nurse Alyson Karbach, RN, of Sicklerville, NJ, with the DAISY Award for providing exceptional care.

Karbach was nominated by the daughter of an elderly patient who described Karbach as “very caring, empathetic, and supportive while my father struggled with low blood pressure episodes which frightened him greatly. All of the Cooper nurses were excellent, but she was a calming presence and really stood out.” Read more.

International Sepsis Expert at Cooper Participates in 1st World Sepsis Congress September 8-9, 2016

Dr. Phillip DellingerNoted international sepsis expert, R. Philip Dellinger, MD, FCCM, FCCP, Chair and Chief of the Department of Medicine, and Director of the Cooper Adult Health Institute at Cooper University Health Care, was among a noted panel of global authorities participating in the 1st World Sepsis Congress, September 8 and 9, 2016.

“Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection. Read more.

Cooper Opens Four New Operating Rooms to Meet Growing Patient Volume

To meet the growth in the number of patients seeking surgery, Cooper University Health Care has opened four new operating rooms since May, increasing its total number of operating rooms to 23. The newest three state-of-the-art operating rooms opened last week.

Cooper University Health Care was one of the few health systems in the region to see an increase in outpatient and inpatient growth over the last few years. Read more.

Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Deliver ‘Gestures of Hope’ to Cancer Patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

On August 16, 2016, executives from Subaru of America’s corporate headquarters and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) along with representatives from Subaru of Cherry Hill delivered messages of hope and 150 specially made blankets to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper to help encourage patients and keep them warm as they continue their fight against cancer.

“This is such a generous and kind gesture from our friends from Subaru of America, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and Subaru of Cherry Hill,” said Cooper President and Chief Executive Officer Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE. Read more.

Cooper To Hold IT Hiring Event on August 16, 2016

IT Job FairCooper University Health Care is looking for talented information technology professionals to join our team.

We invite you to meet with our staff and learn more about an IT career with Cooper at our hiring event on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. You’ll have the opportunity to interview with hiring managers and learn more about our award-winning organization. You could even receive an on-the-spot job offer! Read more.

Summer Reading Program Showcases Camden Student Success Stories

On Thursday, July 28, 2016, students participating in the Cooper Learning Center Summer Reading Institute shared their reading skills with guests, sponsors and representatives from Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper at an Open House event.

Now in its 11th year, the six-week program Summer Reading Institute helps grade school children stay academically connected through a  fun and friendly summer camp-like program. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care to Provide Medical Coverage at 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Golf Championship

Event to be held August 1-7, 2016, in Springfield, PA

Cooper golf med tent at ninth holeCooper University Health Care will serve as the medical services provider at the 2016 U.S. Women’s Amateur Golf Championship. This national championship, conducted by the United States Golf Association (USGA), will be held August 1-7, 2016, at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, PA.

Cooper emergency physicians, nurses, and physical therapists, coordinated through the Cooper Bone & Joint Institute and Cooper’s Emergency Services Department, will staff an on-site medical tent and be available to provide emergency and routine care to players and spectators as needed throughout the seven-day event. Read more.