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7/23/2021 6:00:00 AMMillard Suburban Receives Primary Stroke Center Certification

We are proud to announce that Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital has received official certification from DNV as a Primary Stroke Center, affirming the hospital’s readiness to handle a full range of stroke-related medical problems.

Updated: 7/28/2021

7/21/2021 6:00:00 AMA Donation to The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation is FOR Kids like Lauren

Check out Lauren’s story and what makes her one of our 2021 OCH Champion Kids.

Updated: 7/21/2021

7/21/2021 6:00:00 AM17-year-old, Annie Leeds Raises Over $15,000 for Oishei Children’s Hospital

Annie Leeds is the definition of compassionate. Through the sale of her homemade bracelets, Annie raised over $15,000 for Oishei Children’s Hospital.

Updated: 7/21/2021

7/21/2021 6:00:00 AMHart Named Vice President of Long Term Care for Kaleida Health

Jonathan P. Hart has been named vice president of long-term care for Kaleida Health effective July 26, 2021.

Updated: 7/21/2021

7/20/2021 6:00:00 AMLong-time Supporter of Oishei Children’s Hospital, Tops Friendly Markets, Raises $475,000 from Annual Golf Events!

Tops Friendly Markets has been a long-time supporter of Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH). This year, Tops raised over $475,000 as part of their annual Celebrity Putting Contest and Golf Tournament.

Updated: 7/22/2021

7/20/2021 6:00:00 AMOutdoor Hiring Event at HighPointe on Michigan on Thursday, July 22

Join us on Thursday, July 22 at HighPointe on Michigan from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. for an outdoor hiring event. Spread the word!

Updated: 7/20/2021

7/19/2021 6:00:00 AMMedically Speaking Featuring Shannon Bryant, LMHC

In this episode of Medically Speaking, Shannon Bryant, LMHC, chief diversity and inclusion officer, Kaleida Health, talks about the important work being done within the organization to educate the workforce on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Bryant also discusses the social determinants of health and how engaging the workforce with DEI will assist being able to deliver on our mission statement of advancing the health of our community.

Updated: 7/27/2021

7/19/2021 6:00:00 AMMedically Speaking Featuring Diana Marchese, MD

Diana Marchese, MD, Division of Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation, Robert Warner MD Rehabilitation Center at Oishei Children's Outpatient Center, discusses how they use Botox in the treatment of cerebral palsy.

Updated: 7/19/2021

7/16/2021 6:00:00 AMUBMD News: American Academy of Sleep Medicine Accreditation for UBMD Pediatrics’ Sleep Medicine Center

The UBMD Pediatrics Sleep Medicine Center has received accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), making it Western New York’s only pediatric-dedicated sleep center with this accreditation.

Updated: 7/16/2021

7/15/2021 6:00:00 AMKlass to Retire from Kaleida Health

Cheryl Klass, MBA, BSN, RN, executive vice president and chief nursing executive (CNE) for Kaleida Health, has announced her retirement from the organization, capping a 45-year career in nursing leadership, hospital operations and healthcare administration.

7/15/2021 6:00:00 AMJuly Healthy U: Accessing Outpatient Therapy Services

Join us live on Facebook Tuesday, July 27 at Noon for this month's Healthy U class-Accessing Outpatient Therapy Services.

Updated: 7/22/2021

7/13/2021 6:00:00 AMLaRowe Named Interim President and CEO of Upper Allegheny Health System

Mary E. LaRowe, FACHE, has been named interim president and CEO of Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS).

Updated: 7/13/2021

7/9/2021 6:00:00 AMErie County Department of Health Announces Narcan Training Schedule for July, August, September

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) and the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force are announcing the next three months of trainings to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and use Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an opioid overdose.

7/7/2021 6:00:00 AMGo Over the Edge for OCH and United Way!

John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital and United Way of Buffalo & Erie County have joined together to bring ‘Over the Edge,’ a unique peer-to-peer fundraiser, to Buffalo this fall!

Updated: 7/21/2021

7/7/2021 6:00:00 AMMedically Speaking 11-Day Power Play Special Edition Featuring Heidi Cober, RN

During this special 11-Day Power Play edition of Medically Speaking, Heidi Cober, RN, nurse manager of Hematology/Oncology in The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Hematology/Oncology Patient Suite at Oishei Children’s Hospital, discusses the types of pediatric cancers and blood disorders being treated at the hospital. She also talks about the supportive team approach and additional training required of staff caring for those undergoing specialized treatments such as bone marrow transplant.

7/7/2021 6:00:00 AMFlannery Named Vice President, Corporate Counsel

John M. Flannery, Esq., was named vice president, corporate counsel at Kaleida Health.

7/6/2021 6:00:00 AMGeorgell Named Chief Labor Relations Officer for Kaleida Health

Holly Ann Georgell, Esq., has been named chief labor relations officer for Kaleida Health.

Updated: 7/6/2021

7/6/2021 6:00:00 AMErie County Department of Health Vaccine Clinics Scheduled for Two Community Events on Saturday, July 10

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) will set up two community sites in Buffalo on Saturday, July 10 to provide COVID-19 vaccinations. These clinics will offer single dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for ages 18 and older, and the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine series for youth ages 12-17.

Updated: 7/6/2021

6/30/2021 6:00:00 AMBuffalo Police Department Donates New Era Hats for Father's Day

On June 18, the B-District Buffalo Police Department visited Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, along with Zack Moss, Buffalo Bills running back, to distribute the hats. 

Updated: 7/2/2021

6/30/2021 6:00:00 AMMatt Sleezer Joins Kaleida Health Foundation as Donor Relations Officer

The Kaleida Health Foundation welcomes Matt Sleezer as a donor relations officer, with a focus on fundraising for oncology service lines.

Updated: 6/30/2021

6/30/2021 6:00:00 AMDonor Spotlight: Danforth Pledges $100,000 to the Kaleida Health Foundation

The pledge will support areas of most need across Kaleida Health facilities. Robert Beck, CEO of Danforth and board chairman for the Kaleida Health Foundation, has been a tremendous supporter of Kaleida Health throughout the years.

Updated: 6/30/2021

6/30/2021 6:00:00 AMBuffalo Marathon Raises Over $200,000 for Cardiac Programs at BGMC/GVI

The Buffalo Marathon made its return and over $200,000 was raised in support of cardiac programming and innovative technology at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute.

Updated: 6/30/2021

6/30/2021 6:00:00 AMSave the Date! Give 716 - Buffalo Giving Day

The Kaleida Health Foundation and The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation will be participating in Give 716, a 24 hour online "giving day" to raise money for non-profits in Western New York. 

Updated: 7/2/2021

6/30/2021 6:00:00 AMThe Ultimate Buffalo Bills Raffle

For $25, you can enter to win one of three prizes in the Ultimate Buffalo Bills Raffle! Proceeds from the raffle will support Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative. 

Updated: 7/30/2021

6/28/2021 6:00:00 AMTune in to the Great Lakes Health Radio Show

The Great Lakes Health Radio Program airs every second and fourth Saturday on Power 96.5 FM, WUFO 1080 AM, from 7:30-8 a.m. Tune in as host Francesca Mesiah, senior marketing associate community relations, talks with the region’s finest clinicians and shares important medical and health information that will help you improve and maintain good health.

6/25/2021 6:00:00 AMErie County Department of Health: Data from past 5 months show "breakthrough" COVID-19 disease in just .17% of fully vaccinated Erie Co. residents

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is announcing the demobilization of its larger COVID-19 vaccination clinics at KeyBank Center, Erie Community College (ECC) North and ECC South.

6/25/2021 6:00:00 AMCDC Launches COVID-19 WhatsApp Chat in Spanish to Increase Vaccinations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and WhatsApp have partnered to launch a WhatsApp chat in Spanish to encourage vaccinations among Latino communities.

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