The cardiac care team from Cooper’s Structural Heart Disease Program recently performed its 1000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure. The procedure was successfully performed on a 71-year-old South Jersey man.
“This represents a major milestone and the culmination of many years of training and experience for the Structural Heart Program and team since starting the TAVR program in 2012,” said Philip A.… Read more.
In honor of National Nurses Week, guest speaker Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, presented to the nursing team “Leading Through the Pandemic and Beyond.”
Dr. Begley is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, and Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer of the American Hospital Association. … Read more.
Cooper University Health Care has partnered with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) to deploy community health workers (CHWs) in Camden as part of an innovative program – Horizon Neighbors in Health – that is improving health, reducing inpatient hospital stays and emergency department visits, and increasing behavioral and specialty care visits by addressing social barriers to health.… Read more.
The federal government now requires all health care organizations to provide patients with access to their electronic health records, free of charge. The requirement is part of the 21st Century Cures Act, which was signed into law in 2016.… Read more.
Tips for Summer Travel Season – Arrive Alive, Don’t Text and Drive
May is Trauma Awareness Month, which coincides with the traditional start of the summer travel season. In the United States, trauma is the leading cause of death for ages 1 through 46.… Read more.
May 16 through May 22, 2021, is the 47th annual National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities.… Read more.
Speech-language pathologists, also called SLPs, work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive-communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.
- Speech disorders occur when a person has difficulty producing speech sounds correctly or fluently or has problems with his or her voice or resonance.
Cooper’s Children’s Regional Hospital and the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department would like to extend a warm, colorful thank you to all Cooper team members who donated new, used, and broken crayons. We are incredibly impressed with the success of the first crayon donation event at Cooper highlighting Art Therapy Awareness.… Read more.