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Elderwood employees receive national recognition from Premier

Two Elderwood employees were honored by Premier, a national health care improvement leader, for their excellence in the nutritional and culinary disciplines. Amy Julicher, Elderwood director of nutritional services and Daryl Cronk, Elderwood regional dining services manager were recognized at the Premier Breakthrough Conference on June 19 in Nashville, TN. Julicher was honored with the Premier 201... »

Schoellkopf Health Center achieves highest Five Star rating for third consecutive year

Schoellkopf Health Center, located on the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center campus, has been awarded a Five Star national quality rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on its Nursing Home Compare website. “In my opinion, the role of the nursing home worker is the most challenging job in America,” said Memorial President & CEO, Joseph Ruffolo. “Nursing home employee... »

Primary Care Practice Designed Exclusively For BlueCross BlueShield Members to Launch Fall 2019

Latus Medical Care, a new innovative primary care practice that will exclusively serve BlueCross BlueShield members, will begin accepting patients in Fall 2019. Latus Medical Care is named to evoke the idea of interlacing the components that make up the health care experience. The practice will provide an integrated primary care experience for BlueCross BlueShield members. It is designed specifica... »

National Hospital Association Honors ECMC for Population Health-based Quality Initiative Work

America’s Essential Hospitals, a leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems, has recognized Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation for its Population Health-based Quality Improvement Initiative. This award recognizes activities to improve the quality of care delivered or that work to eliminate events that harm individual patients or groups of patients. America’s... »