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10/6/2022 3:15:00 PMJaros to Depart for Role with Baptist Health System, Jacksonville

Allegra Jaros has been named president of Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Children’s Health Network in Jacksonville, Florida.

10/6/2022 10:19:15 AMBreast Cancer Screening Event on October 15

Join Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative for the annual Breast Cancer Screening Event on Saturday, October 15 from 8 a.m. to noon. Attendees will receive a gift bag and enjoy light refreshments. Make your appointment today!

10/5/2022 10:29:00 AMOishei Children's Hospital Receives Approval for New High Risk Maternity Unit

Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH) received approval on the Certificate of Need it submitted to the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) earlier this year to open a new High Risk Maternity Unit to accommodate the growing number of newborn deliveries.

Updated: 10/5/2022

10/4/2022 3:52:00 PMGreat Lakes Health Radio Program Airs Saturday, October 8: Breast Cancer, Early Detection and Survivorship

The next Great Lakes Health Radio Program will air on Saturday, October 8 from 7:30-8 a.m. on Power 96.5FM and WUFO 1080 AM. This week's program features Melissa Bekelja Wanzer, EdD, Oncology Survivorship Program & Outcomes Manager for Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative. She will discuss breast cancer, early detection and surviving breast cancer. 

Updated: 10/4/2022

10/3/2022 1:35:29 AMKaleida Health, Unions Reach Agreement on New Labor Contract

Kaleida Health has reached a tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America/AFL-CIO (CWA1168) and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East on a new three-year contract, which covers 6,300 unionized employees.

9/30/2022 11:32:00 AMThomas Klenke Named 2022 Buffalo Black Achiever

Congratulations to Thomas Klenke, manager LTC laundry and sterile processing at HighPointe on Michigan, who is a recipient of the 2022 Black Achievers Award.

Updated: 9/30/2022

9/29/2022 4:32:38 PMKaleida Health Statement Regarding $25 Million Grant from New York State

Kaleida Health CEO Don Boyd today released a statement regarding the announcement of a $25 million grant from New York State.

9/27/2022 7:33:00 AMNational Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program Recognizes Oishei Children’s Hospital with Highest Designation

As a Nationally Certified Safe Sleep Hospital, OCH is recognized for following the safe sleep guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and providing training programs for healthcare team members, and family caregivers.

Updated: 9/27/2022

9/23/2022 12:17:15 PMMills Appointed OCH Chief Nursing Officer

Christina Mills, BSN, MBA, RN, CNOR, has been named chief nursing officer (CNO) at Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH). Christina has held the position of CNO on an interim basis since the departure of Cassie Church in July 2022.

9/16/2022 11:00:00 AMUAHS Appoints First Official Female President

After serving three months as the interim president of the Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), Jill Owens, MD, has officially been appointed as the president of the healthcare network.

9/15/2022 10:15:00 PMKaleida Health Statement on Union Negotiations: September 15, 2022

Kaleida Health today released the following statement regarding union negotiations with CWA1168 and 1199SEIU.

9/14/2022 12:40:00 PMGVI Recognized in ACC's 2023 U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals"

The Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) has been recognized for our dedication to our cardiovascular patients by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in the "Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report, which was released on September 14, 2022.

Updated: 9/14/2022

9/13/2022 10:46:51 AMErie County Department of Health to Offer New Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters

On September 1, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new COVID-19 vaccine booster recommendations, after the FDA authorized updated, new booster formulas from both Pfizer and Moderna – “bivalent” vaccines.

9/13/2022 8:10:56 AMKaleida Health Statement Regarding Strike Authorization Vote

Kaleida Health today released the following statement regarding the CWA1168 and 1199SEIU strike authorization vote.

9/8/2022 12:43:00 PMDr. Chandrasekharan Named a Physician of the Year by WNY Perinatal Bereavement Network

Congratulations to Praveen Chandrasekharan, MD, MS, neonatologist at Oishei Children’s Hospital and UBMD Pediatrics, who was selected as one of the Western New York Perinatal Bereavement Network Inc.’s (WNYPBN) “Physicians of the Year.”

Updated: 9/8/2022

9/7/2022 3:04:04 PMCalling All Artists! Request for Patient, Employee and Provider Art

Employees, providers and patients are encouraged to submit their artwork for Greater New York Hospital Association's 12-month, healthcare-themed calendar. See flyer for submission details!

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