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Univera Healthcare Receives Highest Accreditation

Congratulations to Univera Healthcare!           The National Committee for Quality Assurance has awarded Univera Healthcare’s commercial lines of business its highest accreditation status of EXCELLENT, for service and clinical quality that meet or exceed NCQA’s rigorous requirements for consumer protection and quality improvement. Univera’s HEDIS quality... »

Museum of disABILITY Grand Opening for “The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic” Exhibit

When Willard Psychiatric Center in New York’s Finger Lakes closed in 1995, workers discovered hundreds of suitcases in the attic of an abandoned building. Since their discovery, an incredible exhibit was created that showcases the moving stories behind these suitcases. “The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic” exhibit has found a home at the Museum of disABILITY History, ... »


Neighborhood Health Center, a nonprofit organization and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides medical, dental and behavioral health services in Western New York, has recently opened its new Southtowns Women’s Group office to a larger facility at 151 Elmview Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075 (the former Lifetime Health Medical Group’s Hamburg location). Formerly known as Neighborhood Heal... »

ECMC Radiothon – Day of Hope and Healing

Radiothon for ECMC – “Day Of Hope and Healing” WYRK-FM and ECMC team-up to support Trauma Center and Emergency Department Project BUFFALO, NEW YORK—ECMC will hold a “Day of Hope & Healing” Radiothon with WYRK-FM from 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 4th to support ECMC’s Trauma Center and Emergency Department (ED) Project. In conjunction with the Radiothon, ECMC will launch an onlin... »

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... »

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