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8/1/2021 6:00:00 AMEnhanced Visitation Policy: Effective August 1, 2021

Kaleida Health recently updated its enhanced visitation policy effective August 1, 2021.

7/30/2021 6:00:00 AMLet’s Go Buffalo! GIVE 716 Raises Over $2,500 for Kaleida Health Foundation

Over $2,500 was raised as part of GIVE 716, which will support Kaleida Health caregivers and facilities. In addition, over $4,000 was raised from The BFLO Store event on 716 Day.

Updated: 7/30/2021

7/29/2021 6:00:00 AMKaleida Classic Raises $255,000 for Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative

Because of you, we are bigger than cancer.

Updated: 7/30/2021

7/29/2021 6:00:00 AMDonor Spotlight: Cheryl Klass, MBA, BSN, RN, Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive for Kaleida Health

Cheryl Klass has been a tremendous supporter of the Kaleida Health Foundation and Kaleida Health. The Kaleida Health Foundation appreciates Cheryl’s generosity throughout the years.

Updated: 7/30/2021

7/29/2021 6:00:00 AMIntroducing Tennis for Tots!

As part of the Tee Off for Tots Golf Tournament, the Kaleida Health Foundation is excited to announce Tennis for Tots, a round-robin tennis match for all tennis players.

Updated: 7/30/2021

7/27/2021 8:51:00 AMWNY COVID Working Group: The Pandemic and Mental Health

The WNY COVID Working Group - a group of more than 20 healthcare and health-related organizations - released information on July 26 about the pandemic and mental health.

Updated: 7/27/2021

7/27/2021 8:45:00 AMU.S. News & World Report Names Buffalo General Medical Center #1 Hospital in Buffalo for Fourth Consecutive Year

Buffalo General Medical Center has once again been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report. The Kaleida Health facility ranked 1st in the Buffalo Metro Area and 17th in New York State for the annual Best Hospitals ranking.

Updated: 7/27/2021

7/27/2021 6:00:00 AMWATCH NOW: July Healthy U: Accessing Outpatient Therapy Services

If you missed this month's Healthy U class, "Accessing Outpatient Therapy Services" live on Facebook, you can watch the recording now.

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 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

7/21/2021 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

7/20/2021 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 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

7/19/2021 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

7/16/2021 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

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