The Cooper Health System keeps folks along the Delaware River shoreline feeling fine. The not-for-profit organization includes clinics and hospitals located throughout southern New Jersey and the Delaware Valley, including the 600-bed Cooper University Hospital and The Children's Regional Hospital. Cooper University Hospital is a teaching campus for the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Its more than 700 physicians operate in about 80 specialties. Founded in 1887, the health care system provides trauma, cancer, cardiology, neuroscience, psychiatric, and orthopedic specialty centers.
The Cooper Health System operates clinics, hospitals, and home health services in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Cooper University Hospital serves as Southern New Jersey's major tertiary-care referral hospital for specialized services.
Cooper Health System is home to the area's Level I Southern New Jersey Regional Trauma Center; the Cooper Cancer Institute, the Cooper Heart Institute, the Cooper Bone & Joint Institute, the Cooper Neurosciences Institute and critical care medicine. Carrying the Level 1 moniker means that Cooper Health System will be the referral of hospital of choice for patients' with massive injuries in the service area.
As demand for health care services has grown in the areas in which Cooper Health System serves, Cooper University Hospital itself has also been forced to expand. Additions include all private rooms, more operating suites, intensive care and laboratory units, and a new, larger lobby area. Cooper Health System also built a new emergency department. – less