The Joint Commission’s Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® program recognizes accredited hospitals that attain excellence on accountability measure performance. The program is based on data reported in the previous year about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to be the best treatments for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care.
Partnership for Patients-New Jersey
Cooper University Health Care has achieved Mentor Status for its work in the Partnership for Patients – New Jersey initiative of the New Jersey Hospital Association.
Mentor status is granted to hospitals that receive the highest score in one or more of the healthcare-acquired conditions being measured by Partnership for Patients – New Jersey. Cooper achieved a "5," the highest score possible, for four measures: Surgical Site Infections, Venous Thromboembolism, Falls, and Early Elective Deliveries.
Statewide, Partnership for Patients-New Jersey participants averted 9,206 adverse patient events in 2013 and saved up to $125 million in healthcare costs. In the project’s first year, adverse drug events dropped by 50 percent; surgical site infections decreased by 59 percent; and the incidence of pressure ulcers was reduced by 43 percent. Of the 10 healthcare-acquired conditions being tracked, each area has posted a decrease since the beginning of the Partnership for Patients initiative.
To learn more about Cooper's role in New Jersey’s initiative, please visit www.njha.com/pfp
U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" (2016)
The 2016 U.S. News analysis of hospitals includes data from nearly 5,000 centers across multiple clinical specialties, procedures, and conditions. Scores are based on a variety of patient outcome and care-related factors, such as patient safety and nurse staffing. Hospitals are ranked nationally in specialties and regionally in states and major metro areas. U.S. News assigns a rating to hospitals in a handful of common procedures and conditions. Cooper achieved the highest rating possible in 3 procedures or conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart bypass surgery and heart failure.
Best Overall Quality Consumer Choice Award (2017)
Cooper University Hospital received the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation (NRC). The annual award identifies hospitals from across the United States that health care consumers choose as having the highest quality and image. This is the 11th year Cooper has received this honor.
For 2016/2017, Cooper won a first place ranking from consumers for Best Overall Quality, Best Doctors, and Best Image and Reputation. Winners of the Consumer Choice Award are determined by consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings collected in the National Research Corporation’s Market Insights survey, the largest online consumer health care survey in the country. National Research Corporation surveys more than 300,000 households in the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia.
Consumer Choice Award (2015 and 2016)
Cooper won the coveted Consumer Choice Award in 2015 and 2016. The annual National Research Corporation (NCR) award identifies hospitals across the United States that have been chosen by health care consumers as having the highest quality and the best image.
The winners, named in Modern Healthcare magazine, are selected based on consumer perceptions on multiple quality and image ratings collected in the NRC’s Market Insights Survey, the largest online consumer health care survey in the country. National Research Corporation surveys more than 300,000 households in the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia.
In the survey results, Cooper saw large gains and surpassed other South Jersey hospitals in two areas: Best Image and Reputation, and Best Doctors.
Best Children's Hospital (2017)
Women's Choice Award
The Women’s Choice Award is recognized as The Voice of Women. The Award seal represents the extraordinary power and significance of today’s female consumer through their collective voice in determining the most recommended brands, products and services. Their mission is to give women a collective voice so that they can help each other identify brands, products and services that deserve her loyalty and referrals. We are a trusted referral source for women who are searching for the most recommended hospitals, businesses, brands and services.
Hospital of the Year (2016)
Cooper University Health Care was honored as New Jersey’s “Hospital of the Year” at the 2016 Healthcare Heroes Awards held in Somerset, NJ. Sponsored by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal, the program honors individuals and organizations that are making a significant impact on the quality of health care in New Jersey. Cooper was selected over a field of other strong contenders for expanding services to the community, improving access to the highest level of care and for the positive impact of the MD Anderson partnership.
Blue Distinction Center - Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Association