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2/25/2015Former 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.

Updated: 2/25/2015

2/20/2015Erin 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.

Updated: 2/20/2015

2/19/2015Indrajit 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.

2/19/2015Carroll 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.

2/19/2015Children’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.

2/19/2015WCHOB 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.

2/17/2015Gates 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.
Updated: 2/18/2015

2/13/2015Kaleida Health Leadership Named to Power 250
 Five Kaleida Health executives were named to the 2015 Power 250 list published by Business First.
Updated: 2/13/2015

2/13/2015Students 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.
Updated: 2/13/2015

2/13/2015Oishei Children’s Hospital Fun Facts
 Check out some fun facts about the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital.
Updated: 2/13/2015

2/13/2015Division 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.
Updated: 2/13/2015

2/11/2015OB/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.
Updated: 2/11/2015

2/6/2015Know 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.
Updated: 2/6/2015

2/6/2015John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital Construction Cam

View live images of the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital construction site progress!

Updated: 2/6/2015

2/5/2015Teresa 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.

Updated: 2/5/2015

2/5/2015Women & 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.

Updated: 2/9/2015

2/5/2015Anthony 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.

2/4/2015Charlotte 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.

1/30/2015Vanessa M. Barnabei, MD, PhD Appointed Medical Director of Patient Safety and Quality for Women’s Services

In this new role, Dr. Barnabei will work closely with hospital leadership, OB/GYNs and site medical directors at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital to facilitate efforts to improve patient safety and quality. 

Updated: 1/30/2015

1/30/2015Jerrold Lerman, MD Announces the Publication of His Third Text

Neonatal Anesthesia, published by Springer in 2015, is the third text that Jerrold Lerman, MD, Pediatric Anesthesiologist at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, has written and edited.

Updated: 1/30/2015

1/29/2015Buffalo General Medical Center Recognized for Quality, Cost-Effective Bariatric Surgery
 BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York has recognized Buffalo General Medical Center as one of the first healthcare facilities in the nation to receive a Blue Distinction® Center+ designation in the area of bariatric surgery by the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care program.
Updated: 2/9/2015

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