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Breathing Easier Thanks to Cosmo Cares

Oct 25, 2021 4:04:57 PM / by Natalie Scarantino Sadler posted in Cosmo Cares, Jefferson Health, Jefferson Hospital, Oxygen


On Tuesday October 5, 2021 the Cosmo Cares team joined Dr. Gregory Kane and Jesse Roman along with COO Brian Connolly at Jefferson Health to celebrate the gift of breath.

The Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute at Jefferson Health delivers advanced respiratory care, innovative research, and education to the Philadelphia region. For patients who need supplemental oxygen therapy, it often adds significant financial and lifestyle burden.

Cosmo Cares, the private charitable organization of Cosmo & Janet DeNicola, generously donated portable oxygen concentrators to Jefferson, which can be outside the financial means of patients due to insurance coverage or personal financial situations. Dr. Gregory C. Kane, the Jane and Leonard Korman Professor of Pulmonary Medicine and Chair, Department of Medicine said of the donation. “The ability to provide a portable oxygen device to patients in need is an exciting opportunity for our pulmonary division. This gift will restore some degree of independence and autonomy in the lives of our respiratory patients.”

“We were motivated to make this donation due to our awareness of a global shortage of portable oxygen due to COVID-19, stated Morgan DeNicola, Cosmo Cares Program Director.



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