Epic Scheduled Production Lockdown and Upgrade

Date: Beginning Monday, September 16, through Sunday, September 22, 2019

Description: In order to minimize the Epic Production downtime, beginning on Monday, September 16, the environment will be put into a transparent lockdown. While this does not impact most workflows, there are a few elements of the environment that cannot be changed during this time, including:

  • Creating or editing SmartTools such as SmartLinks, SmartPhrases, QuickActions, and  Macros.
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Delays With Email Reception and Delivery

Cooper is experiencing some delays with email reception and delivery at this time. Delays with email traffic, both inbound and outbound, may be related to some issues with increased SPAM traffic being received.

The IT department and vendors are working towards a return to our usual speed of email traffic.… Read more.

Flu Vaccination Program Begins Monday

Cooper’s employee influenza (flu) vaccination program will begin on Monday, September 16, 2019.

All employees must adhere to the flu vaccination policy by December 11, 2019, or by an earlier date if required by Infection Control.… Read more.

Schwartz Center Rounds: Medical Aid in Dying Conference

The Medical Aid in Dying (MAID) law is now in effect in New Jersey. In the next Schwartz Center presentation, a panel of experts will review what the new law entails, who is eligible, the medical ethics surrounding the issues, the position of Cooper University Hospital, and how this law might affect patients and providers.… Read more.

Women in Medicine at Cooper – Kick-Off Event!

Attending physicians, advanced practice providers, and Cooper leadership – you are invited!

Women in Medicine (WIM) at Cooper is an inclusive group of providers and educators at Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University who align for action to support women in medicine and serve as an educational resource for the community.… Read more.

Epic Upgrade Coming Soon

On Sunday, September 22, 2019, Epic will be upgraded to the February 2019 version. The update includes some routine fixes and a few improvements. Visit the Epic Training site for tip sheets and other documentation on what’s new.… Read more.

Do You Use Newton Avenue in Camden?

Camden County is planning to make improvements to Newton Avenue and is seeking input from residents and commuters regarding the proposed improvements to the road. If you travel or live near Newton Avenue, please click here and take a brief survey.… Read more.

Cooper Physicians Book Club

Please join us at our upcoming Cooper Physicians Book Club meeting! We usually cover one or two poems and a short story, but are open to suggestions for literary material. We also welcome new participants to these group discussions.… Read more.