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CAMDEN, N.J. – Twenty-five employee volunteers from Cooper University Health Care joined representatives from the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) and the Parkside Business and Community In Partnership, Inc. to install a new Born Learning Trail at Farnham Park in the Parkside neighborhood of Camden on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. This new park feature is the first Born Learning Trail in Camden County. Generously supported by The Cooper Foundation, a Born Learning Trail is a series of 10 signs accompanied by colorful shapes and designs painted on the walkway that enhance the learning experience. The... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(CAMDEN) – Executives from Subaru of America’s corporate headquarters and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) delivered messages of hope and 100 specially made blankets to outpatients at MD Anderson 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, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society,” said Adrienne Kirby, PhD, FACHE, Executive Chair and Chief Executive Officer at Cooper University Health Care. “The blankets and the notes of encouragement will mean a lot to our patients – just... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(Camden) -- Former NJ State Senator Raymond Lesniak and representatives from the non-profit organization Toys for Hospitalized Children visited Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health Care to brighten the day of young patients with gifts of toys and music. Toys for Hospitalized Children is a non-profit organization founded in 1953 to bring smiles and healing to sick children. Since its inception in 1953, Toys for Hospitalized Children has brought smiles to 950,000 children in 150 hospitals in 10 states with gifts and toys. Each year, it distributes more than 20,000 toys and gifts at hospitals, institutions, and special needs... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(Camden City, NJ) Cooper University Health Care has expanded its life-saving air medical transport service to the South Jersey community with the addition of a new helicopter. Cooper has been providing this vital service to residents of Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, and Salem counties since 2010. The new helicopter, Cooper 2, is based out of the Flying W airport in Medford, Burlington County, and will provide coverage for the northern region of the service area. Cooper 1, based at the Millville Municipal Airport in Millville, Cumberland County, will continue to cover the southern regions of the state.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
(Camden City, NJ)(July 31, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – Seven months ago the Freeholder Board, Camden County Chief’s Association, and health care providers came to the table with a plan to fund the life-saving tool, naloxone, for all police officers in the county. Since that time more than 480 naloxone reversals were deployed county-wide providing a critical antidote to the fatal effects of an opioid-induced overdose. Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli lauded the healthcare systems for tearing down the obstacles to getting access to this life-saving antidote and applauded the officers on the street administering it. “For police, today, having naloxone on their belt... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(CAMDEN CITY, NJ)(JULY 11, 2018)-- Today, Cooper University Health Care opened a new 5,500 square-foot addition to its Emergency Department (ED) featuring 10 state-of-the-art exam rooms that will improve the patient experience and reduce wait times. “Cooper has one of the busiest emergency departments in the region as the only Level 1 Trauma Center in South Jersey, this addition will help us better serve our community and improve the patient experience in the ED,” said Kevin O’Dowd, JD, co-president of Cooper University Health Care. Nationally, there has been a growing increase in emergency department volume, leading to extended wait times.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(Camden City, NJ(July 11, 2018)-- A South Jersey group of knitters is teaming up with Cooper University Health Care to help women diagnosed with breast cancer. As affiliates of Knitted Knockers, a nationwide non-profit, the volunteers are creating hand-knitted prosthetic breasts for women who have undergone mastectomies or other breast procedures. In the past year, the group has provided more than 50 sets, which come in a variety of sizes and colors, to patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. “We understand that dealing with breast cancer can be difficult emotionally as well as physically,” said Kristin L. Brill,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Fredric L. Ginsberg, MD, FACC, FACCP (Camden City, NJ) (July 6, 2018)– Fredric L. Ginsberg, MD, FACC, FACCP, a clinical cardiologist and co-medical director of the Cooper Heart Institute, has been named medical director of cardiac services at Premier Cadbury of Cherry Hill. Premier Cadbury is a continuing care retirement community that offers independent living, assisted living, memory care, and sub-acute rehabilitation, as well as long-term care. In his new role, Dr. Ginsberg will oversee Cadbury’s cardiac program for individuals undergoing treatment and rehabilitation for heart failure and other cardiac conditions. Dr. Ginsberg will work collaboratively with Premier Cadbury’s team... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(Camden City, NJ)(July 6, 2018)- - The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) recently awarded Cooper University Health Care employee Priscilla J. Peters, BA, RDCS, FASE, with the Cardiovascular Sonographer Distinguished Teacher Award. This prestigious national recognition is awarded to a sonographer instructor who is attentive to cardiovascular sonography professional values and who exhibits values of leadership and dedication to the field of echocardiography. Peters, an educator and specialist in Cooper’s Echocardiology Department, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU), has been with Cooper since 2004. She is extensively published in a wide... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Cooper University Health Care Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award With Target: Stroke Honor Roll 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. Cooper University Health Care earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period. These measures... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(Camden, NJ) -- MD 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. Somer, MD, Medical Director of Clinical Trials at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, a partner in the MD... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(Camden, NJ) - 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 that performed in cooperation with Camden County Police. “EMS workers are always prepared for the unknown,” said police officials at the event. “Being able to remain calm and getting the job done in these high stress... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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Camden City, NJ) 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. “Today we are... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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(Camden City NJ) - Shenelle Alexander, an undergraduate nursing student at Rutgers University-Camden, was named as the first winner of the $1,000 Cooper Civic Leadership Award at the Seventh Annual Chancellor’s Awards for Civic Engagement held April 26, 2018. Cooper University Health Care established the Civic Leadership Award earlier this year to honor a Rutgers University-Camden student who exemplifies outstanding service to the Camden community. “We are proud to honor Shenelle Alexander with the inaugural Cooper Civic Leadership Award,” said Anthony Welch, Cooper University Health Care’s vice president of government and community relations, who presented the award at the ceremony... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2018 at CNBNEWS.NET/Gloucester City
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