Roswell Park Ranked 14th on List of Nation’s Best Hospitals for Cancer

Roswell Park Ranked 14th on List of Nation’s Best Hospitals for Cancer

Data-driven assessment by U.S. News & World Report places Roswell Park in top 1.5% of cancer hospitals Annual ranking reviewed patient outcomes and other data for 885 cancer centers New methodology puts focus on patient-centered metrics Also rated high-performing in 2 subspecialties: colon and lung cancer surgery

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New COPD Research

New COPD Research

New research on COPD aims to selectively ‘disarm’ specific pathogens NIH has awarded UB scientists $2.7 million to conduct the research BUFFALO, N.Y. — For decades, bacterial infections in people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have been treated primarily with traditional antibiotics. While such drugs can

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ECMC’s Terrace View Long-Term Care Gets Five-Star Quality Rating

ECMC's Terrace View Long-Term Care Gets Five-Star Quality Rating

Achievement marks first ever five-star rating for 390-bed facility on ECMC health campus BUFFALO, NEW YORK – Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has determined that

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Powerful Opioid Treatment Developed at UB Goes Statewide

Powerful Opioid Treatment Developed at UB Goes Statewide

University of Buffalo Developed Opioid Treatment Program – Buffalo Matters Approximately 150 Western New York patients have been linked to care through Buffalo MATTERS BUFFALO, N.Y. — A program developed by University at Buffalo emergency medicine physicians to expedite patient access to comprehensive and effective opioid use

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Veterans Qualify for New Benefits

Veterans Qualify for New Benefits

On June 6, the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration implemented the MISSION Act strengthening the nationwide VA Health Care System by empowering Veterans to have more options in their health care decisions. One of the new benefits provided by the MISSION Act is the addition

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NFMMC receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

American Heart Association Award recognizes Memorial’s commitment to quality stroke care Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate

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Mayors Park Playground

Mayors Park Playground

BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, KaBOOM!, Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation and 200 Community Volunteers Unite to Build Playground at Mayors Park -Increasing Opportunities to Play for Families and Kids in North Tonawanda- Volunteers from BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, the Ralph C. Wilson Jr.

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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

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