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|2/27/2015||Free Pancakes to Support Women & Children’s Hospital|
On March 3, Buffalo IHOP restaurants will once again offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes in celebration of National Pancake Day. This family-friendly tradition aims to raise needed funds and awareness for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.
|2/27/2015||Unyts Blood Drive March 3|
Please show your support for all 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, March 3 from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. in Alford Auditorium.
|2/27/2015||American Girl Fashion Show|
Hosted by and to benefit Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, the American Girl Fashion Show on March7-8 at Samuel's Grande Manor is a fun-filled event for girls and their families, friends and favorite dolls!
|2/27/2015||Kaleida Health, Labor Unions Announce Wage Agreement|
|Kaleida Health and the Communications Workers of America/AFL-CIO (CWA1168), 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE 17) have reached a tentative agreement on a one-year “wage re-opener” on the health system’s master collective bargaining agreement.|
|2/25/2015||Former NICU Patient Gives Back to Women & Children’s Hospital|
Last week, a former NICU patient returned to Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo to pay a visit to the doctors and nurses who took such great care of him during his NICU stay, and to deliver a special gift.
|2/20/2015||Erin Hooge Appointed Director of Ambulatory Services and Business Development of Maternal and Infant Health for WCHOB|
In this role, Erin will be responsible for setting strategic direction, providing leadership, and driving successful business models for growth and top quality Maternal and Infant Services at WCHOB.
|2/19/2015||Indrajit Majumdar, MD Featured in Time Warner News Healthy Living Special|
Listen to Dr. Majumdar speak about the current research on childhood obesity and the benefits of a multidisciplinary team approach to weight loss in children and adolescents.
|2/19/2015||Carroll M. Harmon, MD, PhD Featured in Time Warner News Healthy Living Special|
Listen to Dr. Harmon speak about adolescent bariatric surgery and the type of candidates who can benefit from the treatment.
|2/19/2015||Children’s Healthy Weigh of Buffalo Featured in Time Warner News Healthy Living Special|
Hear about how Children's Healthy Weigh of Buffalo is taking a unique approach to pediatric and adolescent weight management.
|2/19/2015||WCHOB Maternity Services Spread the Love on Valentine’s Day|
Staff on the Labor & Delivery and the Mother-Baby units went above and beyond last week to make Valentine's Day extra special with thoughtful gifts for new moms.
|2/17/2015||Gates Vascular Institute One of the Leaders in Landmark International Clinical Trial|
|Results from a $50 million international clinical trial, led in the United States by principal investigator Elad I. Levy, MD, MBA, FACS, FAHA, from the Gates Vascular Institute, were recently released.|
|2/13/2015||Kaleida Health Leadership Named to Power 250|
|Five Kaleida Health executives were named to the 2015 Power 250 list published by Business First.|
|2/13/2015||Students Provide Comfort for Patients|
|Twenty-five students and five teachers from Amherst Middle School spent four hours at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo on February 10 stuffing comfort bags for patients and their families as part of a school-wide service project to benefit the hospital.|
|2/13/2015||Oishei Children’s Hospital Fun Facts|
|Check out some fun facts about the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital.|
|2/13/2015||Division of Pediatric Surgery Expands Research Focus|
|A major focus of the newly expanded Division of Pediatric Surgery is the development of clinical and basic science research programs. Check out the past month’s list of academic productivity highlights.|
|2/11/2015||OB/GYN Centers Receive Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation|
|The New York State Department of Health awarded Kaleida Health’s OB/GYN Centers New York State Breastfeeding Friendly Practice designation.|
|2/6/2015||Know the Facts About Measles|
|In light of the national focus on measles and the recent confirmed measles case in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Erie County held a press conference to remind residents of the critical importance of being vaccinated to prevent the spread of this dangerous disease.|
|2/6/2015||John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital Construction Cam|
View live images of the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital construction site progress!
|2/5/2015||Teresa Quattrin, MD Addresses the Childhood Obesity Epidemic in a Time Warner News Healthy Living Special|
Teresa Quattrin, MD, Pediatrician-in-Chief and Chief, Division of Diabetes/Endocrinology at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, was recently featured in a Time Warner Cable News Healthy Living special focused on the childhood obesity epidemic and some of its contributing factors.
|2/5/2015||Women & Children’s Hospital Awarded Certificate of Participation by NYS Partnership for Patients|
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo was recently awarded a Certificate of Participation by the New York State Partnership for Patients in recognition of our staff’s many achievements toward meeting the national Partnership for Patients’ 2014 goals of reducing hospital-acquired conditions and preventable readmissions.
|2/5/2015||Anthony Caterina, MD Comments on the CDC’s Updated Vaccine Schedule|
Time Warner Cable News recently interviewed Anthony Caterina, MD, Medical Director of Hodge Pediatrics regarding the updated vaccine schedule released by the CDC on Monday. See what he had to say about the new recommendations and what parents should know.
|2/4/2015||Charlotte Weber Appointed Manager of Projects and Operations for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo|
Charlotte will be responsible for support and assisting the strategic and programmatic planning for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo as well as for plans to relocate its services to the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
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