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Top Rated Medicare Plans

The National Committee for Quality Assurance released its rankings for Medicare plans in 2018-19. »

Dr. Dashkoff Cardiac Health

Neil Dashkoff, M.D., medical director of the Niagara County cardiac catheterization laboratory at The Heart Center of Niagara, will give a free presentation on cardiac health, Wednesday, October 10 at Elderwood at Grand Island, 2850 Grand Island Boulevard. »

ECMC Terrace View LTCF Ranked #1 in the Nation

Terrace View Leads in Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing Program Quality Measures BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that the Department of Health & Human Services (DOH) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has ranked ECMC’s Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility #1 in its SNF Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program  out of 15,... »

Roswell Park Awarded $6 Million

Roswell Park Awarded More Than $6 Million in Moonshot Funds to Lead New Data Management Resource Team wins competitive bid to establish critical data center supporting other Moonshot projects $6.28M award funds creation of Data Management and Resource-Sharing Center Program will serve as hub for 13 other Cancer Moonshot projects University at Buffalo’s Center for Computational Research a critical ... »

Annual Dental Visits are Important!

Annual dental visits are as important to overall health as regular wellness visits Thirty percent of Western New York adults did not visit a dentist within the past year, according to the results of a new survey commissioned by Univera Healthcare. “The lack of annual routine dental care by such a large segment of the population is surprising, because 78 percent of respondents report having a regul... »

Upstate Uninsured Rate at Historic Low

Upstate’s Uninsured Rate Remains at Historic Low; NYS Rate Is the Lowest Ever Recorded Just 5.7 percent of the New York state population is without health insurance, according to a Univera Healthcare analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey. That’s a historic low number of uninsured in the state, and a full three points lower than the national uninsured rate of 8.7... »

Family Justice Center Open House

The Family Justice Center, which offers support and provides free services for domestic violence victims and their children, is hosting an open house at their new satellite location in Grand Island. The open house will take place from 5:00-7:00 pm on September 19th. Refreshments will be served and a food truck will be on-site. For more information, visit www.fjcsafe.org. »