Training Haitian Rehab Clinicians

BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today hosted two Haitian rehabilitation clinicians who have been undergoing intensive rehabilitation therapy training through D’Youville College since October 9, 2017.  The clinicians coordinated training sessions yesterday at School 84 on the ECMC Health Campus and today at ECMC’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Cedieu Fortilu... »

Eliminating Dental Health Disparities at Erie County Medical Center

By Annette Pinder Most of us know that if we don’t take care of our teeth we can get cavities, but there are many more reasons to get serious about our dental hygeine. Poor dental health has been implicated in multiple medical complications such as heart disease and respiratory infections. This particularly affects our most vulnerable populations, including those with special needs or intellectual... »

ECMC Receives CARF Rehab Accreditation

ECMC awarded second Three-Year CARF Accreditation forMedical Rehab Program BUFFALO, NY— The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) announced that Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation’s Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit has been accredited for a period of three years through June 30, 2020. This is the second consecutive accreditation that the international accred... »

ECMC Dentistry Receives HRSA Grant

Erie County Medical Center Department of Dentistry Awarded U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HRSA Grant Five-year $763,626 Career Development Grant Allocated to Train Doctoral Dental Students to Treat Special Needs Patients; will help eliminate oral health disparities among the medically underserved special needs population in Western New York   BUFFALO, NEW YORK—ECMC Corporation today ... »

Artie Awards Raises $20,000 for ECMC

ARTIE AWARDS/THEATRE FUNDS RAISED FOR ECMC $20,000 raised by Buffalo theatre and annual Artie Awards audiences presented to ECMC for HIV/AIDS and Immunodeficiency Services BUFFALO, NY—27TH ANNUAL ARTIE AWARDS presenter WNED | WBFO today held a news conference in downtown Buffalo to present a $20,000 donation for ECMC’s I HIV/AIDS and Immunodeficiency Services. Artie Awards Founder and Co-host of W... »

ECMCC 10th Annual Summer Intern Program

BUFFALO, NEW YORK—The Erie County Medical Center Corporation’s (ECMCC) 10th Annual Summer Youth Intern Program today held an orientation for 130 high school students who will participate in a four-week comprehensive self-development program for area high school students administered by the ECMC Foundation.  Fifty percent of the participating students come from Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown’s Summer Yo... »

ECMC Emergency Department Project

NYSDOH APPROVES ECMC’S NEW EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PROJECT Required state approval clears way for new state-of-the-art Trauma Center/Emergency Department BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has unanimously approved ECMC’s Certificate Of Need (CON) for construction of the hospital’s future Trauma Ce... »

ECMC’s Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility earns Four-Star Quality Rating from CMS

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation announced yesterday that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), has determined that ECMC’s Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility has earned a Four-Star Rating for Overall Quality.    The newly assigned CMS ratings for Terrace View include: Four Stars for Overall Quality, Five Star... »

History in the Making – Cardiac Catheterization in Niagara County

History in the Making – Catholic Health, Kaleida Health, Erie County Medical Center and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center work together to create the first and only cardiac catheterization laboratory in Niagara County.   NIAGARA FALLS, NY –Western New York healthcare history was made today as officials from Catholic Health, Kaleida Health, Erie County Medical Center and Niagara Fall... »


The Center for Elder Law & Justice (CELJ), Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC), Western New York Breast Health, and the ECMC Foundation today announced the opening of the MedLaw Cancer Partnership of Western New York.  The medical-legal partnership offers free legal assistance to ECMC patients who qualify.     A medical-legal partnership (MLP) unites the healthcare community with a ... »

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