Cooper University Hospital Ratings

1 COOPER PLAZA
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: (856) 342-2000

Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
Emergency Services: YES




Contents:
Quality of Care - Infectious Diseases - ER Wait Time - Patient Ratings



Quality of Care - Mortality Rate

How well does Cooper University Hospital save lives? 1% worse than the national average, based on the overall mortality rate for critical illnesses.
Mortality Rate
Heart Attack17%
Heart Failure11%
Pneumonia12%


Infectious Disease at Cooper University Hospital

Drug resistant bacteria are becoming the largest health facing the United States. There are an increasing number of drug resistant bacteria, including: drug resistant bacteria due primarily to unnecessary and mis-applied use among humans and livestock, patients with hospitalizations for relatively minor reasons can suddenly face lifethreatening illness.

While many hospitals are implementing questionable flu vaccinations1 for their employees, many fewer have as rigorous solutions for nosocomial MDR infections.

Infectious DiseaseCases
C. Diff
Sickens more than a half million people each year and has a 17% mortality rate after one year2
92
MRSA
Causes life-threatening bloodstream infections, pneumonia and surgical site infections. Mortality rates may be as high as 20%3
16


Emergency Room Wait Time Ratings

Time until initial exam: 0h 54m

Non-critical cases where patient is discharged have total visit time of 2 hour and 46 minutes

Serious cases where patients are admitted have 2 hour and 52 minutes to be admitted, then an additional 3 hour and 45 minutes delay before leaving to their room.



Patient Ratings

While customer satisfaction surveys don't necessarily reflect the quality of care provided at the hospital, it can identify some areas that are important standards to maintain, such as managing pain and maintaining a sanitary environment.

Overall Rating: AVERAGE
Cooper University Hospital 4.6 out of 5 based on 29 ratings. 29 user reviews.


65% of patients rate the hospital excellent

Positive Patient Ratings

Some patients praise:
  • Nurses usually take time to communicate well
  • Doctors usually communicate well with patients

Negative Patient Ratings

  • Staff doesn't respond quickly when patients need help
  • Facilities are sometimes dirty




Footnotes:
1Questionable efficacy of flu vaccination
2C Diff Mortality Rate
3MRSA Mortality Rate



Cooper University Hospital Stories



Dec 01, 2016, 3:55 AM
Cooper University Hospital: "The worest experience ever 4 hours in the waiting room then they put you in a room and forgot about you. Patient care is terrible. I will never come to this ER again. If you die in the waiting room it would not phases anyone of the staff members " - Dawn


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