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Good News For Local Health Insurers

The National Committee for Quality Assurance rates, HealthNow New York, Independent Health Association, and Univera Healthcare among the “higher performing” health plans in the state and nation when it comes to private commercial health insurance and also Medicare coverage. The NCQA nationally rates 498 commercial, 386 Medicare and 178 Medicaid health plans. NCQA is a private, nonprofi... »

WNY Booming Aging Population

Top regional experts to discuss care for booming aging population BUFFALO, N.Y. — Health care leaders from The Eden Alternative, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo will share their insights during a panel discussion on Nov. 3 at Templeton Landing, 2 Templeton Terrace in Buffalo. As 10,000 aging baby boomers qualify for Medicare every day, “Improving the Health Status of th... »

WNY Children’s Book Expo

WNY Children’s Book Expo returns in November to encourage kids to explore The popular and growing WNY Children’s Book Expo (WNYCBE), the area’s premier literary event for children, returns in November and will culminate with a special event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. The six-day event kicks off with KidsLit Week from Nov. 6-10, during which ... »

UB Freshman Enrollment Tops 4,000

UB freshman Enrollment tops 4,000 for first time in university’s history New recruitment approach, brand and identity strategy are fueling an increase in applications A new approach to student recruitment, coupled with a brand strategy aimed at communicating the University at Buffalo’s distinctiveness to a much wider audience, has helped UB enroll another record-breaking freshman class this fall. ... »

Univera Healthcare Reports Lower Uninsured Rate for WNY

WNY’s uninsured rate is lower than the state and national averages Summary: Univera Healthcare reports that Western New York’s uninsured rate of 3.68 percent is 39 percent lower than the statewide uninsured rate, and 57 percent lower than the national uninsured rate. This means that a higher percentage of the Western New York population has health insurance coverage when compared to th... »

ECMC Foundation Receives Susan G. Komen Grant to Increase Breast Screenings

ECMC Foundation Receives Susan G. Komen Grant to Increase Breast Screenings $67,683 grant allocated for breast health patient navigation, screening, transportation, interpreter services to increase mammography rate of underserved/unscreened women in four WNY counties The ECMC Foundation has received a generous grant in the amount of $67,683 from Susan G. Komen Upstate New York. The grant will help... »

First-Ever Light and Sound Interactive Event

First-Ever Light and Sound Interactive Event Starts Today! Co-hosted by the University of Rochester and the Rochester Institute of Technology, the first-ever Light & Sound Interactive event (LSI) is expected to attract more than 1,000 attendees to downtown Rochester, starting today. LSI will focus on light- and sound-based technologies and their applications into some of the fastest growing ma... »

New MRI Suite at Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital Plans New MRI Suite In response to a growing demand for advanced imaging services, Mercy Hospital has announced plans to create a new MRI suite in a proposed 8,100 square-foot addition on the southeast corner of the hospital campus near Choate Avenue. The estimated $5.1 million project will involve the demolition of a one-story building that connected the hospital to a former mobile... »

Easy Back to School Dinners

7 Easy Back-to-School Dinners (Family Features) When the school bells start ringing, putting wholesome and tasty family dinners on the table can get a lot harder to schedule. These simple, seasonal recipes – from one-pot taco skillets to sheet pan pork tenderloin – can help you own the school-year dinner routine. With all the cleanup time you’ll save, visit McCormick.com or find McCormick on Faceb... »

Creative Motherhood Wellness Group

Creative Motherhood Wellness Group Opens in East Aurora Four Western New York businesswomen have recently joined forces to open a unique wellness group that provides holistic and comprehensive services — and physical and emotional wellness — for women and their families through pregnancy, birth and beyond. Located at 726 Main St. in East Aurora, Creative Motherhood at Creative Wellness Center East... »

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