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4/28/2016National 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.

Updated: 4/28/2016

4/27/2016New 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.

Updated: 4/27/2016

4/25/2016Kaleida 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.

4/25/2016Medical 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.”

4/22/2016Naz 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.

4/19/2016Colleen 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.

4/18/201634th 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.

Updated: 4/25/2016

4/15/2016Epilepsy 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.

Updated: 4/18/2016

4/15/2016Kaleida 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.

4/15/2016Oishei 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: 4/15/2016

4/14/2016Au-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.

4/14/2016Historic 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.

Updated: 4/14/2016

4/12/20162016 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.

Updated: 4/13/2016

4/8/2016Kaleida Health, Eastern Niagara Announce Affiliation

Eastern Niagara Health (ENH) System and Kaleida Health have entered into a new affiliation agreement.

4/7/2016Astronaut 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.

Updated: 4/8/2016

4/5/2016Health 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.

4/4/2016National 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.

4/4/2016National 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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