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|9/26/2014||National Drug Take-Back Day This Saturday|
|Keep your home safe by disposing of expired and unused prescriptions, over-the-counter medications and needles on Saturday, September 27, 2014 during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.|
|9/26/2014||Betty Armenia, RN Appointed Trauma Program Manager for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo|
In this role, Betty will be responsible for the organization of services and systems necessary for a multidisciplinary approach to providing care to injured patients.
|9/25/2014||Howard Named Director of Laboratory Operations|
|Susan Howard was named director of Kaleida Health Laboratory Operations effective September 15, 2014.|
|9/24/2014||Spittler Named Vice President and Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer|
|Maralyn Spittler, BSN, MPA, was named vice president and chief quality and patient safety officer at Kaleida Health.|
|9/23/2014||Women & Children’s Hospital Hosts NICU Family Reunion Picnic|
On September 20 six NICU nurses organized a free NICU Family Reunion Picnic as an opportunity for former patients and their families to reconnect with the staff members who cared for them and celebrate their growth and health.
|9/19/2014||Women & Children’s Hospital Pediatric ICU Ranks High Amongst National Peers|
|According to a report from Virtual PICU Systems, LLC, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo cared for the third sickest patients, yet recorded the second lowest mortality rate from April 2013 through March of 2014 as compared to similar PICUs nationwide.|
|9/17/2014||Updated Patient Visitation Policy Effective Immediately|
To help ensure the safety of our patients following the recent increase in the number of respiratory illness cases throughout Western New York, until further notice Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is limiting patient visitation to two individuals older than 14 years of age visiting at one time.
|9/17/2014||Clinical Documentation Improvement Week|
|This week, Kaleida Health celebrates Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Week.|
|9/12/2014||DeGraff Adult Day Care Celebrates National Adult Day Services Week|
DeGraff Adult Day Care will celebrate National Adult Day Services Week from September 14-20, 2014 with special activities throughout the week.
|9/11/2014||Deborah Dee named Women & Children’s Hospital Employee of the Year|
Deborah Dee, Nurse Practitioner in the Child Advocacy Center, has been named the Women & Children’s Hospital Employee of the Year in recognition of her achievements and contributions as a member of the hospital.
|9/10/2014||Unyts Blood Drive to Help Patients Like Kallie Swan|
Please show your support for Kallie and all other patients in need of blood throughout Western New York by donating at the Unyts blood drive at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo on Tuesday, September 16 from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. in Alford Auditorium.
|9/9/2014||Join Spirit of Women Today|
|Register to become a member of Kaleida Health's Spirit of Women program today, and take advantage of the many membership perks.|
|9/5/2014||Heart to Heart Seminar and Screening on September 18|
|Kaleida Health’s HeartCaring program will sponsor a “Heart to Heart” community seminar and screening event on Thursday, September 18, 2014. The event, which focuses on peripheral artery disease, will take place at 6 p.m. in Swift Auditorium at Buffalo General Medical Center.|
|9/5/2014||"Shine Gold" for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month|
All are invited to "Shine Gold" on September 8 from 6-8 p.m. at Canalside in Buffalo in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Come dressed as your favorite superhero for Superkid Saturday on September 13 at Salvatore's Italian Gardens.
|9/3/2014||Gates Vascular Institute Recognized for Aesthetic Appeal|
|The Gates Vascular Institute was named in a list of "50 Amazingly Beautiful University Hospitals in North America" by Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees, an organization that provides information about various options for master’s degrees in nursing.|
|9/2/2014||Kaleida Health, ECMC and Other Partners Receive DSRIP Design Grant Award|
|Kaleida Health, Erie County Medical Center, and more than 440 partnering providers and organizations were awarded a $1 million Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP) Design Grant.|
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