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4/23/2014Saturday is National Drug Drop Off Day
 Dispose of prescriptions, over-the-counter medications and needles in a safe way on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at DeGraff Memorial Hospital or Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital during National Prescription Drug Drop Off Day.

4/23/2014Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Recognized With Quality Achievement Award for Heart Failure Care
 Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation secondary prevention guidelines for heart failure patients.

4/21/2014National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week
 April 21-26, 2014 is National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, which highlights the critically important role laboratory professionals have in patient care.

4/21/2014March 2014 Update: The new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital
 Fundraising, clinical and operational planning plus community support highlights recent progress for the physician-led plan to build a new children’s hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).

4/17/2014Kaleida Health Laboratories Receive CAP Accreditation
 Kaleida Health Laboratories received accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on the results of a recent onsite inspection.

4/17/2014Dr. Lan Le Adams Appointed Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist
 Lan Le Adams, MD, MPH, FACOG, has been appointed maternal-fetal medicine specialist for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

4/15/2014Eleven-year-old Donates Birthday Funds to Miles for Smiles
 For her 11th birthday party, Emily Bunch didn’t ask for gifts.  She asked for donations to our Miles For Smiles Organization in memory of a dear family friend, Justin Pietrowski, who passed away last year at age 25. 

4/11/2014Kaleida Health Leaders Receive Healthcare 50 Award
 Congratulations to the Healthcare 50 Award recipients from Kaleida Health and ECMC. Winners are featured in the April 11 edition of Business First.

4/10/2014State Department of Health Planning Council Approves Projects
 The New York State Department of Health Public Health and Health Planning Council today voted to approve two Kaleida Health projects.

4/10/2014State Department of Health Planning Committee Approves Plans for John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital
 The New York State Department of Health Public Health and Health Planning Council today voted to approve two Kaleida Health projects, including plans for the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.

4/8/2014Epilepsy Center Recognized as Level 4 Center by NAEC
 The Epilepsy Center at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has been recognized in 2014 as a Level 4 Center based on the data submitted to the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC).

4/8/2014Teens with Type 1 Diabetes Share Experiences in Group Run by UB Medical Students
 Adolescence is stressful enough. But going through it with a chronic disease that requires multiple daily injections and finger pricks as well as a fair amount of mental math is asking a lot of the average teen.

4/8/2014Outreach Performed at Health Sciences Charter School
 Michele Ambor-Hutz, a Nurse Practioner from one of Kaleida’s new network of OB/GYN Centers performed outreach during Science week at the Health Sciences Charter School, recently opened in 2010.

4/4/201452nd Annual Variety Kids Telethon Another Success
 The 52nd annual Variety Kids Telethon to benefit Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, its Robert Warner Center for Children with Special Needs and other Western New York children’s charities, aired Sunday, March 30 on WKBW-TV Channel 7 live from the Adam’s Mark Hotel.


4/3/2014Kulaylat Named Medical Director, Colorectal Services at Buffalo General Medical Center
 Mahmoud N. Kulaylat, MD, has been named medical director, colorectal services at Buffalo General Medical Center.

4/3/2014Moore For Kids™ Ensures Permanent Existence of Support Programs for Chronically Ill Children and their Families and Specialized Care for Future Generations
 A $1.8 million donation by the Moore for KidsFoundation will permanently secure programs supporting chronically ill children and their families receiving care at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and provide an important boost to the campaign for the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital.

4/1/2014April is National Donate Life Month
 April is National Donate Life Month, which works to raise awareness of organ, eye, tissue and blood donation while celebrating the generosity of those who have given the Gift of Life to others.

4/1/2014Parent Lounge in Hematology/Oncology Unit Dedicated to Former Patient is Now Completed

The Parent Lounge in the Hematology & Oncology in-patient unit of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, which was opened and dedicated in 2013 to a former oncology patient Colin Wegner, has since been fully refurnished with new appliances, tables and chairs all thanks to a generous donation from the Wegner family.

3/29/2014VNA Reaches Contract Agreement with CWA1122
 Visiting Nursing Association of Western New York and Communications Workers of America/AFL-CIO (CWA1122) reach a tentative agreement.

3/28/2014Kaleida Health Receives Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare
 The DNV GL Healthcare Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification affirms that the Gates Vascular Institute/Kaleida Health address the full spectrum of stroke care – diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education.

3/27/2014Early Childhood Direction Center Earns Grant Through Community Partnership
 The Early Childhood Direction Center of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is part of a group of partners through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services that received a total of $154,787 in grant funding through the United Way for its Children’s Center for Success.

3/27/2014Celebrating Child Life Month
 Child Life Specialists, who provide support, facilitate coping, minimize emotional trauma and encourage normal growth for infants, children, and adolescents at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, are being recognized during National Child Life Month this March.

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