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4/12/2022 6:00:00 AMRights and Respectful Care in the Birthplace

In New York State, birthing moms are guaranteed certain rights during labor and birth.

Updated: 4/12/2022

4/11/2022 6:00:00 AMWhat is the NYS Birth Equity Improvement Project?

In 2020, the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative launched the New York State Birth Equity Improvement Project to all NYS birthing hospitals. 

Updated: 4/11/2022

4/11/2022 6:00:00 AMBuffalo NAACP Health Committee Hosts FREE Food As Medicine Virtual Event

Join the Buffalo NAACP Health Committee for a free virtual event on April 19. Hear from Kenneth Snyder, MD, PhD, chief physician quality officer, Kaleida Health, and other experts about holistic and healthy food trends.

4/11/2022 6:00:00 AMMaternal Mental Health Awareness

Depression and anxiety impact 1 in 5 pregnant and postpartum women, and 3 in 5 women of color will suffer from maternal mental health conditions. 

Updated: 4/12/2022

4/11/2022 6:00:00 AMMaternal and Perinatal Complications

It is important to learn the post-birth warning signs. Knowing what to do can save your life!

Updated: 4/12/2022

4/11/2022 6:00:00 AM"Test to Treat" option offered by Erie County Dept. of Health through its COVID-19 test sites

Starting Monday, April 11, individuals who receive a positive COVID-19 test result through Erie County Department of Health’s (ECDOH) COVID-19 testing services will be offered a prescription for Paxlovid, if they are eligible.

Updated: 4/11/2022

4/9/2022 6:00:00 AMNursing Open Interviews April 25 & 26

Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and Oishei Children's Hospital will be hosting Open Interview events for all Graduate & Registered Nurses on April 25 & April 26. 


Updated: 4/11/2022

4/8/2022 6:00:00 AMChristina Ostwald Named Chief Quality and Safety Officer for DeGraff and Suburban

Christina M. Ostwald, MS, RN, CIC, has been named chief quality and safety officer for DeGraff Medical Park and Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.

Updated: 4/11/2022

4/7/2022 6:00:00 AMKaleida Health Receives Grant Funding from the American Cancer Society and the National Football League for Colorectal Cancer Screenings

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has announced a partnership with Elmwood-Hertel Internal Medical Clinic, a Kaleida Health facility, to improve colorectal cancer screening rates as part of the national ACS ‘Get Screened’ initiative.

Updated: 4/7/2022

4/7/2022 6:00:00 AMOCH Earns Obstetric Hemorrhage 2021 Quality Improvement Award

On March 16, 2022, Oishei Children's Hospital (OCH) was presented with a New York State Obstetric Hemorrhage 2021 Quality Improvement Award.

Updated: 4/7/2022

4/5/2022 6:00:00 AMOral Cancer Screening and Health Fair on April 12

Join us on Tuesday, April 12 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to learn about oral/mouth cancer and participate in free screenings.

Updated: 4/5/2022

4/5/2022 6:00:00 AMHighPointe on Michigan Holds Fundraiser for Ukraine

The event raised $1,000 to buy bulletproof vests and first aid kits for the beleaguered defenders of Ukraine.

Updated: 4/8/2022

4/3/2022 6:00:00 AMTake the Niagara County Consumer Health Survey and Improve Health Care in WNY

Residents of Niagara County are invited to complete a consumer health survey that will guide county officials and local hospitals in planning for the coming years.

Updated: 4/8/2022

3/31/2022 6:00:00 AMMedically Speaking Featuring Jessica Martinolich, MD

Jessica Martinolich, MD, colorectal surgeon, Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative, discusses the importance of regular screening and the latest recommendations to prevent, detect and treat colorectal cancer.

3/31/2022 6:00:00 AMMedically Speaking Featuring Mary LaRowe

Mary LaRowe, interim president and chief executive officer, Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), Bradford Regional Medical Center, Olean General Hospital, discusses how the UAHS team has risen to the challenges over the past two years and continues to provide exceptional care for the community. 

3/30/2022 6:00:00 AMA Message from Bob Nesselbush in Celebration of National Doctors' Day

National Doctors' Day is our chance to recognize our physicians.

3/29/2022 3:21:00 PMKaleida Health Once Again Recognized by Human Rights Campaign Foundation as LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader

Kaleida Health has once again been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation as an LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader.

3/28/2022 6:00:00 AMA Story of Courage and Strength – Meet Keira

On her 3-month birthday, Keira was diagnosed with Aicardi syndrome, a rare genetic disease. One evening, Keira experienced a ‘cluster’ of infantile spasms and she was immediately taken to Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH). Katie, Keira's mom, credits the team at OCH for saving Keira’s life.

Updated: 3/30/2022

3/28/2022 6:00:00 AMMarch is Child Life Month - Thank You to the Child Life Team at Oishei Children’s Hospital!

March is Child Life Month and we would like to thank the Child Life team at Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH) for the tremendous work they do every day. The Child Life team at OCH educates and provides comfort to families the minute they walk through our doors.

Updated: 3/30/2022

3/28/2022 6:00:00 AMTeamwork Makes the Dream Work! Fisher-Price, Wegmans and the Buffalo Bills Partner Up to Support Oishei Children’s Hospital

On Tuesday, March 22, individuals from Fisher-Price, Wegmans and the Buffalo Bills presented a $700,000 donation to Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH). Special thank you to Fisher-Price for spearheading this project and to Coach McDermott and OCH Champion Kid, Vignesh, for helping announce the donation.

Updated: 3/30/2022

3/28/2022 6:00:00 AMMike Hughes Awarded as One of the Top Three Fundraisers for The 11 Day Power Play

Congratulations to Mike Hughes, senior vice president and chief administrative officer at Kaleida Health, for being one of the top three fundraisers for The 11 Day Power Play and achieving the Guinness World Record for longest hockey game as one of the Frozen 40.

Updated: 3/30/2022

3/28/2022 6:00:00 AMDiBella’s Subs Joins Children’s Miracle Network

The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation is excited to announce that DiBella’s Subs is a Children’s Miracle Network partner. From March 25 to March 31, 10% of every catering order will be donated to Oishei Children's Hospital (OCH) to celebrate National Physicians Week. 

Updated: 3/28/2022

3/25/2022 6:00:00 AMKaleida Health Foundation Masters Raffle Raises Over $3,500 for Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative

The proceeds from the Masters Raffle will benefit Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative. Thank you to everyone who purchased a raffle ticket! 

Updated: 3/25/2022

3/25/2022 6:00:00 AMHighPointe on Michigan Wish List

As part of the upcoming meat raffle for the HighPointe on Michigan, you can support the HighPointe on Michigan Pediatric Pavilion by purchasing one of the items featured on this wish list. 

Updated: 3/28/2022

3/23/2022 6:00:00 AMPhysician Leadership Changes

Kaleida Health today announced several physician leadership changes designed to further drive operational integration and enhance coordination and communication.

Updated: 3/23/2022

3/18/2022 6:00:00 AMChristopher Sanchez Awarded HANYS Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Development Scholarship

The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) has announced Christopher Sanchez, MPA, manager of Hospital Relations, DeGraff Medical Park and Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital as one of two recipients awarded the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Development Scholarship in the state.

Updated: 3/18/2022

3/17/2022 6:00:00 AMMedically Speaking Featuring Leanne Pawlak

Nearly every industry has experienced challenges in recruitment and talent acquisition in recent years. Hear from Leanne Pawlak, senior director of Corporate Employment, Kaleida Health, as she discusses some of issues health care has faced and how the organization continues to adapt.

3/17/2022 6:00:00 AMBuffalo Building Trades to Host Meat Raffle to Benefit the Pediatric Pavilion at HighPointe on Michigan on April 1

Join us for a meat raffle to benefit the Pediatric Pavilion at HighPointe on Michigan on Friday, April 1 at The Grapevine Banquets, located at 333 Dick Road, Depew, NY.

Updated: 3/17/2022

3/16/2022 6:00:00 AMRevenue Cycle Appoints New Leaders

The Revenue Cycle team at Kaleida Health has made several leadership appointments to better align responsibilities and Clinical Revenue Cycle strategies necessary to achieve business objectives.

Updated: 3/17/2022

3/15/2022 6:00:00 AMOishei Children's Hospital Receives Grant From The Children's Guild Foundation

The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation received a $630,000 grant over three years from The Children's Guild Foundation to support outpatient services for children with neurodevelopmental disorders at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital.

Updated: 3/17/2022

3/15/2022 6:00:00 AMKaleida Health Family Planning Center Named ‘Patient Experience Champion’

The Kaleida Health Family Planning Center was recently named a ‘Patient Experience Champion’ by the New York State Family Planning Training Center, a division of New York State Department of Health's Bureau of Women, Infant, and Adolescent Health.

Updated: 3/15/2022

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