Atwal Eye Names Deborah Davis ASOA President Elect

Deborah Davis, Administrator of Atwal Eye Care was named President Elect of the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) at the annual ASCRS/ASOA May, 2019  meeting in San Diego.  Ms. Davis is also on the Board of Directors of the Eyes On America Foundation based in Western New York. In addition, Deborah was selected to represent New York State Ophthalmology practices at the Alliance o... »

Brain Health: Marijuana Symposium

Western New York Public Health Alliance Press Release – Brain Health Series: Marijuana Symposium on Brain Health: Marijuana: The Public Health Perspective On Tuesday June 11th, the Western New York Public Health Alliance, the New York State Public Health Association and the Health Foundation of Western and Central New York will be sponsoring a symposium on brain health with a focus on marijuana. T... »

Imagine LaSalle Partners Unveil Initial Design Vision for Future Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park

The Imagine LaSalle Initiative, a partnership between the City of Buffalo, the University at Buffalo Regional Institute (UBRI) and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation (RCWJRF), has unveiled the initial design vision for a significantly re-imagined LaSalle Park. Included in these is a 16- by 6-foot, physical model, which will be on display at various locations for public viewing across the city until M... »

General Physician, PC Merges with Prestigious Medical Group

General Physician, PC Merges with Prestigious Medical Group Western New York’s third-largest medical group rapidly expands with the addition of prestigious Primary Care Practice General Physician, PC welcomes Lancaster Medical into the Primary Care service line.  With Lancaster Medical, the total number of providers under General Physician, PC increases to approximately 230 with over 60 locations ... »

Renewal Center – Mental Health Services Hospital Diversion Program

New Facebook page provides easy access to hospital diversion program run by, and for, recipients of mental health services – Renewal Center Peer-operated and peer-staffed with highly-trained personnel, The Renewal Center (TRC) has served its constituents at 327 Elm Street, South of Genesee Street, in Buffalo, NY 14203, daily from 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM, for nearly one and a half years.  It now ... »

Buffalo Announces National Bike Month Events for May

        GObike Buffalo and Reddy Bikeshare, both in partnership with Independent Health, announce National Bike Month events for May 2019, including the SkyRide, presented by Independent Health, GObike Buffalo’s signature event and fundraiser bringing cyclists atop the 110-foot Skyway, the Scajaquada and Kensington Expressways, and our urban parkway system. The bike month calen... »

Univera and Houghton College Prepare Students for Careers in Wellness Training

Univera Healthcare Partners with Houghton College to prepare students for careers in wellness training  Houghton, NY. –Univera Healthcare and Houghton College today announced the awarding of a $90,000 Univera Healthcare grant to support the Houghton College Wellness Initiative, a program aimed at preparing students for careers in wellness training and improving the health and wellness of residents... »

Unclaimed Funds

Nearly 11,000 individuals and companies have forgotten more than $1.77 million in checks  Nearly 11,000 individuals and companies in New York state have forgotten more than $1.77 million in checks issued by Univera Healthcare and its parent company. This money is in the form of unclaimed checks issued in 2015 to health plan members and health care providers.Notifications were mailed to all individ... »

Community Benefit Grants

Catholic Health Seeking Requests for Community Benefit Grants As part of its commitment to improve the health of the community and increase access to care for the underserved, Catholic Health is seeking requests for its 2019 Community Benefit Grants. Non-profit, community-based organizations that serve the poor and disadvantaged by addressing unmet health needs are invited to submit a grant applic... »

Got the Munchies?

To test the munchies, researchers offer a choice: chips or an orange? As cannabis legalization efforts grow, need arises for tailored health education, study authors say BUFFALO, N.Y. — Picture this: Researchers attending a cannabis decriminalization event ask attendees, who are high on marijuana, to fill out surveys. The questionnaires ask participants to list the foods they typically eat while h... »

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