Spectrum Health to Offer Community Events

An informational webinar, family story time, and adding a service to rural communities are some of the ways Spectrum Health & Human Services will honor Mental Health Awareness Month in May. “Mental Health Awareness Month is typically a time to share stories of hope that can help

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Catholic Health Launches Specialty Pharmacy Services

Furthering its mission to deliver high quality, compassionate, and affordable care to Western New York, Catholic Health announced today the launch of a new business line focused on offering comprehensive personalized, specialty pharmacy services across its network of physician practices and clinics. A key part of Catholic

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49.7% of Erie County Residents Have Received at Least One Dose of the Vaccine

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is providing information about COVID-19 vaccinations administered to date. Based on information provided by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), through May 6, 49.7% of Erie County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while

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New Dermatology Opens at Roswell Park Network Site

The Roswell Park Care Network has expanded once more, celebrating an open house today of its newest location – Roswell Park Dermatology – in Depew. The Transit Road office brings together both specialized cancer and general dermatology services under one roof. The practice will be led by

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America’s Essential Hospitals’ Board of Directors

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that ECMC President & CEO Thomas J. Quatroche Jr., PhD has been reappointed to the Board of Directors of America’s Essential Hospitals by a vote of the association’s full national membership. The national organization represents more than 300 hospitals

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Medical student who survived COVID-19 talks to Buffalo youth about vaccines

Nadia Vazquez, a 26-year old University at Buffalo medical student, is a survivor of COVID-19. She wants people her age to know they could get infected just as she did. That’s why she is telling her story at two virtual meetings geared toward teens and younger adults.

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Nurses Play a Crucial Role to Help Tobacco Users Improve Their Health

In today’s world of healthcare, a nurse is often the first professional patients see during routine care visits. For tobacco users needing treatment to overcome nicotine addiction, nurses play a vital role in facilitating successful outcomes. During this year’s National Nurses Week, the New York State Smokers’

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Essential Services Expands for Children

Scott Bieler, President and CEO, West Herr New York, recently donated a fully furnished office building, located in Orchard Park, as a most generous gift to Hospice & Palliative Care Buffalo. The gift specifically benefits Essential Care for Children, a home-based palliative (symptom control) care program that

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