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|4/28/2016||National Drug Take-Back Day on April 30|
Keep your home safe by disposing of expired and unused prescriptions, over-the-counter medications and needles on Saturday, April 30, 2016, during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
|4/27/2016||New York State Amends ECMCC Act to Promote Collaboration|
Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) today applauded Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for recently signing into law an amendment to the state public authorities’ law, permitting ECMCC to enter into agreements for the creation and operation of an integrated healthcare delivery services in collaboration with Kaleida Health and the University at Buffalo.
|4/25/2016||Kaleida Officials Join Senator Schumer in Urging Congress to Immediately Pass Emergency Funding to Battle Zika Virus Before It Spreads|
Standing at Women & Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, in the wake of recently reported cases of Zika virus in both Niagara and Erie Counties, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called for $1.9 billion in emergency funding to fight the virus.
|4/25/2016||Medical Laboratory Professionals Week|
April 24-30, 2016, is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, and the staff of the Kaleida Health Laboratories is celebrating with the theme of “Laboratory Professionals Get Results.”
|4/22/2016||Naz J. Zulqarni, MBBS Honored With Siegel Award|
Naz J. Zulqarni, MBBS, pediatric hospitalists with UBMD Pediatrics at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the University at Buffalo, was one of four medical school teachers, who received a 2016 Louis A. and Ruth Siegel Award for excellence in teaching during the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences’ Faculty Appreciation Day on April 13.
|4/19/2016||Colleen Mattimore, MD Selected as New York’s CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award Winner|
The New York State Department of Health is proud to announce that Colleen Mattimore, MD, of Western New York Pediatric Associates in Orchard Park, New York, has been selected as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Immunization Champion for New York.
|4/18/2016||34th Annual Buffalo News Kids Day|
Thousands of volunteers will hit the streets on Tuesday, April 26, in honor of The Buffalo News Kids Day presented by TOPS Friendly Markets.
|4/15/2016||Epilepsy Center Recognized as Level 4 Center by NAEC|
Kaleida Health’s Epilepsy Center at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has been recognized by The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 Center for 2016-2017. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest-level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.
|4/15/2016||Kaleida Health Staff Participates in Health Outreach Mission|
Gil Farkash, MD, FACOG, Kaleida Health Chief of Service for OB/GYN, joined a group of Western New York medical professionals, volunteers and students for a week-long mission trip to the Dominican Republic this past February.
|4/15/2016||Oishei Children’s Hospital Updates|
Join KISS 98.5 radio personality Janet Snyder each Wednesday morning at 8:45 to hear the latest updates on the Oishei Children's Hospital from physicians, administrators, donors and families.
|4/14/2016||Au-Some Aquarium Program Offers Sensory-Friendly Fun for Children with Autism|
The Aquarium of Niagara’s Au-Some Aquarium program, developed in partnership with Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and occupational therapy students at D’Youville College, is the first of its kind in Niagara County aimed at increasing cultural accessibility, promoting autism awareness and providing a safe and supportive environment for fun and socialization for families with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
|4/14/2016||Historic Cardiology Project Receives State Approval|
Four Western New York health systems today were granted state approval to implement an unprecedented collaboration that will make lifesaving cardiac care readily accessible to residents in Niagara County.
|4/12/2016||2016 Healthcare Champions|
Every year, Business First recognizes a group of exceptional healthcare professionals in Western New York for their compassion, innovation, strategy, research and care.
|4/8/2016||Kaleida Health, Eastern Niagara Announce Affiliation|
Eastern Niagara Health (ENH) System and Kaleida Health have entered into a new affiliation agreement.
|4/7/2016||Astronaut Captain Mark Kelly Visits Women & Children’s Hospital|
American Astronaut, Captain Mark Kelly, stopped by Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo on April 7 to visit with patients, sign autographs and brighten days.
|4/5/2016||Health Information Professionals Week|
April 3-9, 2016 is Health Information Professionals Week, which recognizes the hard work and dedication of health information management professionals across the country.
|4/4/2016||National Healthcare Patient Access Personnel Week|
April 3-9, 2016, is National Healthcare Patient Access Personnel Week, and Kaleida Health celebrates the Patient Access Services (PAS) team for their continued accomplishments of service in the healthcare access continuum.
|4/4/2016||National Occupational Therapy Month|
April is National Occupational Therapy Month, and Kaleida Health would like to thank its occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants for their hard work and dedication.
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