Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey
Statement on Cooper University Health Care Announcement

September 1, 2017

Debra P. DiLorenzo, president & CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey, issued the following statement in support of Cooper’s intent to acquire Trinity Health’s New Jersey assets:


The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey supports the acquisition of Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington and St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton by Cooper University Health Care. This transaction represents a significant investment and commitment from Cooper to enhancing and expanding healthcare services in South Jersey. Furthermore the acquisition will bring job opportunities and economic growth to our region.”



The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey is the largest business organization in Southern New Jersey. It is the first and only Chamber of Commerce in the country to have earned ISO 9001:2008 certification. The mission of the Chamber is: to provide members with opportunities to meet and do business; resources to enhance members’ position in the marketplace; and a collective voice on public policy impacting operations and profitability.

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