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|10/24/2016||Pastoral 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.
|10/21/2016||David 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.
|10/21/2016||Oishei 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.
|10/20/2016||National Medical Assistants Recognition Week|
This week is National Medical Assistants Recognition Week, which highlights medical assistants’ vital role, contributions and efforts in health care.
|10/20/2016||National 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.
|10/19/2016||Healthcare 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.
|10/19/2016||Patient Account Management Week|
Patient Account Management Week, October 16-22, 2016, recognizes patient account management professionals, the financial backbone of any healthcare system.
|10/19/2016||Neonatal 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.
|10/18/2016||National 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.
|10/17/2016||International 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.
|10/17/2016||VNA Open Interviews|
The Visiting Nursing Association of Western New York is hosting open interviews on Wednesday, November 9, 2016.
|10/17/2016||New 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.
|10/14/2016||Bringing 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.
|10/14/2016||MASH 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.
|10/13/2016||Kaleida 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.
|10/13/2016||Calico 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.
|10/12/2016||Emergency 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.
|10/11/2016||Healthcare 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.
|10/10/2016||International 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.
|10/7/2016||John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital Construction Cam|
View live images of the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital construction site progress!
|10/7/2016||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.
|10/5/2016||National 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.
|10/4/2016||Supply Chain Week|
October 2-8, 2016, is National Healthcare Supply Chain Week, and this year’s theme is, “Supply Chain: Leading Change. Advancing Healthcare.”
|10/3/2016||National Healthcare Foodservice Workers Week|
October 3-9, 2016, is National Healthcare Foodservice Workers Week™.
|10/3/2016||2016 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.
|9/29/2016||Support 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.
|9/27/2016||Kaleida Health Access Center Wins PMI Buffalo Project of the Year Award|
The Kaleida Health Access Center recently received the 2016 Project Management Institute (PMI) Buffalo Project of the Year Award.
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