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10/25/2016Respiratory Care Week

October 23-29, 2016, is Respiratory Care Week, an annual event that recognizes the respiratory care profession and promotes awareness of lung health issues and practices.

10/24/2016Pastoral Care Week

Last week, October 16-22, 2016, was Pastoral Care Week, which recognizes the spiritual needs of patients and their families as well as the chaplains, pastoral care counselors and educators who provide spiritual care and support to others.

10/21/2016David Hughes, MD, MPH, Receives C-Level Executive Award

David Hughes, MD, MPH, executive vice president and chief medical officer at Kaleida Health, was selected as one of Business First’s Buffalo 612’ C-Level Executive honorees.

10/21/2016Oishei Children’s Hospital Healing Arts Initiative Announces Lead Gift from Joy Family Foundation

A $100,000 donation from the Joy Family Foundation will help to establish an art acquisition fund to bring artwork into the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital currently under construction on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

10/20/2016National Medical Assistants Recognition Week

This week is National Medical Assistants Recognition Week, which highlights medical assistants’ vital role, contributions and efforts in health care.

10/20/2016National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on October 22

Keep your home safe by disposing of expired and unused prescriptions, over-the-counter medications and needles on Saturday, October 22, 2016, during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

10/19/2016Healthcare Quality Week

October 16-22, 2016, is National Healthcare Quality Week, which highlights the influence of healthcare quality professionals in achieving improved patient care outcomes and healthcare delivery systems.

10/19/2016Patient Account Management Week

Patient Account Management Week, October 16-22, 2016, recognizes patient account management professionals, the financial backbone of any healthcare system.

10/19/2016Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Physicians and staff gathered on October 13 to celebrate the one year anniversary of the opening of Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit.

Updated: 10/19/2016

10/18/2016National Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week

October 16-22, 2016, is National Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week, which acknowledges the many new and vital roles that pharmacists play in patient care.


10/17/2016International Infection Prevention Week

October 16-22, 2016, is International Infection Prevention Week, which emphasizes the role every employee plays in preventing infections through hand washing, using personal protective equipment, and following standard and transmission-based precautions.

10/17/2016VNA Open Interviews

The Visiting Nursing Association of Western New York is hosting open interviews on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.

Updated: 10/19/2016

10/17/2016New Chief Nursing Officers Named for BGMC/GVI and WCHOB

Rudy Jackson, MHA, BSN, RN, was named chief nursing officer for Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, and Dianne Susan Charsha, DRNP, RN, NNP-BC, NEA-BC, was named chief nursing officer for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

Updated: 10/19/2016

10/14/2016Bringing Halloween to Kids at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

Spirit of Children hosted a Halloween party on October 13 at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, complete with costumes, games and crafts.

Updated: 10/14/2016

10/14/2016MASH Urgent Care and UBMD Pediatrics Partner to Create Children’s Fast Track

MASH Urgent Care and UBMD Pediatrics are combining resources to create Children’s Fast Track, a first-of-its-kind partnership in Western New York, bringing exclusive access to emergency room doctors and specialists from Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo to an urgent care setting.

Updated: 10/14/2016

10/13/2016Kaleida Health Awarded HBI 2016 Revenue Cycle Award

Kaleida Health was recently named one of seven organizations across the country to receive Healthcare Business Insight’s 2016 Revenue Cycle Award.

10/13/2016Calico Club Makes Comfort Bag Donation

The Calico Club, a Springville-based service organization, recently stopped by Women & Children’s Hospital to donate an amazing collection of Tim Hortons gift cards, bottled water, baby items, coloring books and crayons, toiletries, toys and books for the Family Advisory Council’s comfort bag program.

Updated: 10/13/2016

10/12/2016Emergency Nurses Week

October 9-15, 2016, is Emergency Nurses Week, which recognizes Emergency Department nurses for their dedication, service and commitment to their patients and communities.

10/11/2016Healthcare Security and Safety Week

Healthcare Security and Safety Week, October 9-15, 2016, recognizes the role of healthcare security and safety professionals in serving healthcare facilities, personnel, patients and visitors.

10/10/2016International Central Service Week

October 9-15, 2016, is International Central Service Week, which celebrates central service professionals for their important role and commitment to patient safety.

Updated: 10/10/2016

10/7/2016John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital Construction Cam

View live images of the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital construction site progress!

Updated: 10/7/2016

10/7/2016Oishei 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.

Updated: 10/7/2016

10/5/2016National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month, which recognizes the impact that physical therapists and physical therapist assistants make in restoring and improving motion in people's lives.

10/4/2016Supply Chain Week

October 2-8, 2016, is National Healthcare Supply Chain Week, and this year’s theme is, “Supply Chain: Leading Change. Advancing Healthcare.”

10/3/2016National Healthcare Foodservice Workers Week

October 3-9, 2016, is National Healthcare Foodservice Workers Week™.

Updated: 10/3/2016

10/3/20162016 Kaleida Health Employee of the Year: George Rance, Jr.

George Rance, Jr., medical assistant in the Vascular Intervention Suites at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, was named Kaleida Health’s 2016 Employee of the Year during the Kaleida Ball this past Saturday, October 1.

Updated: 10/3/2016

9/29/2016Support Survivor Steps at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Kaleida Health is a corporate sponsor of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Buffalo 5K walk on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at Canalside, 44 Prime St, Buffalo, NY.

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