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McGuire Group Harris Hill Receives Grant

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville has been awarded a $200,000 grant as part of the $491 million Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. As part of a larger project, the 192-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility will use a portion of the funds to expand its e-Telemed telemedicine platform which enhances t... »

UBMD Orthopaedics New Website

UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Unveils New WebsiteModern, responsive design makes interacting with physicians and staff easier BUFFALO, N.Y. — UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (UBMD Ortho), the leading team of orthopaedic physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers in Western New York, has launched a newly redesigned website at ubortho.com. The site was designed and impl... »

Villa Maria College New Gym

Villa Maria College to Construct New Gymnasium Buffalo, NY – Villa Maria College announced today that construction to expand its existing athletic facilities has begun. The College reintroduced its athletic program during the 2015-2016 academic year, with men’s and women’s basketball and men’s and women’s soccer. Men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s bowling and men’s golf were added ... »

Tips and Cautions for the Weekend Warrior

If you find that weekends are your only time to exercise, take heart, especially if you engage in longer, more intense activities on Saturdays and/or Sundays. “The good news is that a recent study showed that exercisers like you have a lower risk of mortality compared to sedentary adults,” said Bruce Naughton, M.D., Univera Healthcare chief medical officer for Medicare.  “However, the jury is stil... »

Ephraim Atwal, M.D. Named Chief Medical Officer

DR. EPHRAIM ATWAL NAMED CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER FOR EYES ON AMERICA FOUNDATION Dr. Kenneth Anthone, Chairman of the Board for the Eyes On America Foundation has named Dr. Ephraim Atwal as the foundation’s Chief Medical Officer. Since 2009, the Eyes On America Foundation has donated over 250 cataract surgeries for the needy, uninsured, Veterans, refugees and the under insured locally, nationall... »

Independent Health Bills Health and Wellness Challenge

THOUSANDS OF WESTERN NEW YORKERS PARTICIPATE IN THIS SPRING’S INDEPENDENT HEALTH AND BUFFALO BILLS HEALTH & WELLNESS CHALLENGE Six-week, community-wide health and wellness initiative continues to gain momentum; Depew resident awarded grand prize trip to South Beach to see the Bills play Miami Orchard Park, N.Y., July 7, 2017 – More than 19,000 Western New Yorkers signed up for this spring’s In... »

ECMCC 10th Annual Summer Intern Program

BUFFALO, NEW YORK—The Erie County Medical Center Corporation’s (ECMCC) 10th Annual Summer Youth Intern Program today held an orientation for 130 high school students who will participate in a four-week comprehensive self-development program for area high school students administered by the ECMC Foundation.  Fifty percent of the participating students come from Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s Summer Yo... »

Mercy Hospital Stroke Center Gets AHA Gold Plus Award

Mercy Hospital Achieves Highest Level Recognition for 5th Year in a Row July 7, 2017, Buffalo, NY – For the fifth consecutive year, the Mercy Hospital Comprehensive Stroke Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target: Honor Roll Elite Plus—the AHA’s highest level of hospital r... »

Breast Cancer Network Announces Strike Out Breast Cancer Walk

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) is sponsoring its first annual “Strike Out Breast Cancer Walk & Ballgame” on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The event will starts with pre-game party which will begin at 3:30 PM in the parking lot of WNY Imaging Group located at 144 Genesee St. The pre-game party will be followed by a one mile awareness walk to Coca Cola Field, and walkers can enjoy that evenin... »

Telemedicine Phone App Essential for Family Vacations

A “must have” addition to your packing list for this summer’s family trip won’t take up any suitcase space. It’s an app for your smart phone that gives you access to a board certified telemedicine physician from wherever you happen to be sightseeing. “The ideal situation for getting medical care is when a patient sees his or her own doctor in person,” said Richard Vienne, D.O., Univera Healthcare ... »

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