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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... »

KALOS HEALTH TO CELEBRATE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY ON JULY 17

Kalos Health will commemorate its fifth anniversary of managing health care for Western New Yorkers  with a reception and ribbon cutting with the Niagara USA Chamber on Wednesday, July 17 at 1 p.m. at 2424 Niagara Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls, NY. Kalos Health is a regional nonprofit health insurance organization specializing in Medicaid Managed Long-Term Care (MLTC) and Medicare Dual Advantag... »

12th Annual CreateAthon Event Kicks Off This Thursday

J. Fitzgerald Group’s 24-hour creative marketing blitz starts at 8 a.m. July 18 A team of volunteers at J. Fitzgerald Group (JFG) in Lockport will get to work for 24 hours straight during Western New York’s 12th annual CreateAthon®, kicking off at 8 a.m. this Thursday, July 18. During CreateAthon, volunteers work to create free marketing materials to benefit selected nonprofit organizations, this ... »

Buffalo Kids Get Creative and Imagine Bright Futures Filled with Play

Kids Will Design New Playground Coming to MLK Jr. Park in September Kids from Buffalo will put crayons to paper and draw their dream playground, which will ultimately become a reality with support from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York Blue Fund and KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe pl... »

Strike Out Breast Cancer 2019 Benefits Local Survivors and Research

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN), in collaboration with the Buffalo Bisons and Amherst Federal Credit Union, will present its 3rd Annual “Strike Out Breast Cancer” event on Saturday, August 3, 2019. This family friendly event includes a two hour pre-game party downtown at Cathedral Park, a short breast cancer awareness walk to Sahlen Field, and admission to that evening’s Buffalo Bisons base... »

Hospice Buffalo Appoints Jane Mogavero to Foundation Board

Jane Mogavero, Esq., Executive Director of the Patrick P. Lee Foundation and former Director of Development for the Hospice Foundation of WNY, brings extensive experience in nonprofit advancement to the Hospice Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Jane has worked closely with clients to understand their philanthropic goals to help identify giving opportunities. Jane oversees annual grants and provides ... »

ECMCC, University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning Announce Partnership to Guide Kensington Heights Community Visioning Process

Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) and the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning have launched “Building Together,” a partnership to engage community input in the medical center’s redevelopment of the long vacant 17-acre Kensington Heights property. In 2018, ECMCC purchased the former Kensington Heights property, which sits on the western border of the medical cente... »

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... »

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