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GreenField Health Earns Five-Star Rating

GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center Earns Five-Star Rating from CMS LANCASTER, NY – GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center in Lancaster has been recognized with a Five-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality care. CMS created the Five-Star quality rating system to help individuals, families and caregivers compare skilled nursing and reha... »

Buprenorphine Training in Erie County

  The Western New York Public Health Alliance (WNYPHA) is offering FREE Buprenorphine Waiver training – Prenatal Care – Pregnancy and Addiction Focus for Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners with CMEs on Saturday June 10th at Catholic Health, 144 Genesee St. in Buffalo. The target audience for this training is OB providers: managing prenatal care and special issues associ... »

Bike to Work Day with Bike Trains for Commuters

“Bike Trains” Available for Commuters on Bike to Work Day Four Locations Designated as Meeting Points for Bicyclists to Bike to Work Together In an effort to encourage more people to try biking as a commuting option and to participate in Bike to Work Day on May 19, local commuters will have the opportunity to join “Bike Trains” to ride to work on the Medical Campus with a group instead of on their... »

Network in Aging May Networking

NETWORK IN AGING’S MAY NETWORKING EVENT OFFERS SPA TREATMENTS AND A LIP SYNC COMPETITION This month’s Network with the Network event will be held on Wednesday, May 24th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at The Amberleigh, located at 2330 Maple Road in Williamsville, NY. Attendees of the event will enjoy their choice of manicures, massages, haircuts and makeovers. In addition to spa treatments, there will be a... »

Treating Knee Pain

Meet the Experts – Catholic Health Presents Free* Dinner Program on Treating Knee Pain Knee pain is one of the most common orthopedic ailments, affecting more than one-third of Americans. As weight-bearing joints, knees can support up to five times your total body weight, depending on the activity that you are doing. Sudden injury, years of playing sports, or an underlying medical condition can al... »

Roswell Presents at Oncology Nursing Society

Presentations showcase improvements in clinical care and staff retention, use of nurses in community liaison roles More than 10 Roswell Park teams took part in Oncology Nursing Society meeting. Several Roswell Park nurses gave presentations about their research. Topics ranged from job satisfaction to the role of community liaisons More than 10 nursing teams from Roswell were invited to present the... »

WNY Women’s Foundation Presents What She’s Made Of

WNY Women’s Foundation presents the 9th Annual What She’s Made Of Celebration featuring Teresa C. Younger, activist and advocate for women’s justice on May 22 Teresa C. Younger, the current CEO and President of Ms. Foundation for Women, will be the keynote speaker on May 22 for “What She’s Made Of,” an annual fundraising event for the WNY Women’s Foundation. Proceeds from the eve... »

National Cycling Day is May 15!

As a part of American Stroke Month and National Bike Month, we are gearing up to celebrate NATIONAL CYCLING DAY on MAY 15! Cycling is great for your health. But when you join the CycleNation movement, you aren’t just doing it for yourself—you’re impacting future research, prevention and treatment for the entire nation. CycleNation™ is a movement to empower the nation to use cycling to help America... »

BlueCross BlueShield Employees Pay It Forward

BlueCross BlueShield Employees Pay It Forward — Donating $70,000 to 28 Local Charities Buffalo, NY – BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York employees donated a total of $70,000 to 28 local charities ($2,500 each) today during a presentation at the company’s corporate headquarters. BlueCross Blue Shield employees fundraise throughout the year for the organization’s Red Stocking Fund. Establ... »

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

Free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop The Niagara County Department of Health Nursing Division, in partnership with the Niagara County Office for the Aging, is offering a free Diabetes Self-Management Workshop. The workshop series is scheduled to begin on Friday, May 19 at Mount Saint Mary’s Hospital located at 5300 Military Road, Lewiston 14092. The free diabetes self-management workshop is sche... »

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