Erie County medical Center

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 ... »

ECMC Earns NCQA Recognition

ECMC Internal Medicine Center Earns NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition National organization’s quality standards based on use of systematic, patient-centered, coordinated care that supports access, communication and patient involvement BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) informed ECMC t... »

Univera and its Rochester Parent Award $22.9 Million to Hospitals

Univera Healthcare and its Rochester Parent Award Hospitals $22.9 Million for Quality Improvements Forty upstate New York hospitals and health centers, including ten in Western New York, shared $22.9 million in quality improvement incentives paid by Univera Healthcare and its Rochester parent. Quality incentives reflect 2016 performance against specific quality measures. Since the program launched... »

Unprecedented Three Health System Collaboration

Addressing Cardiac Care Disparity in Niagara “George,” a 56-year-old unemployed welder, was complaining of chest pain when he walked into the emergency room at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. His unemployment assistance expired, he was living on public assistance and barely getting by in a drafty apartment with an aging, undependable furnace. “Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t,” h... »

ECMC Opens 22 Private Orthopaedic Rooms

State-of-the-art rooms continue hospital’s patient-care efforts BUFFALO, NY – March, 12, 2015 – Erie County Medical Center today cut the ribbon on a $12.5 million expansion in the main hospital building to provide 22 state-of-the-art, in-patient, private rooms for orthopedic patient recovery. The new rooms, approved by the state Health Department, support two continuing trends at the Grider Street... »

ECMC Immunodeficiency Services earns National Recognition as NCQA “Patient-Centered Medical HomeTM”

BUFFALO, NY; January 20, 2015—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that its Immunodeficiency Services Department recently received formal certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designating the service as a Patient Center Medical Home™ (PCMH™)* – Level 3 on Achievement of Recognition for Systematic use of Patient-Centered, Coordinated Care Ma... »

Erie County Medical Center

A Hospital for the Community — And a Hospital on the Move by Annette Pinder Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMC) is on the move. From local celebrities like Jim Kelly and Russell Salvatore who choose ECMC for their care, to a new state-of-the-art behavioral health center and the opening of Terrace View, a long-term care and sub-acute rehabilitation facility, there is a lot to talk a... »

Erie County Medical Center Opens All New Great Lakes Café

Modern customer-centric dining space provides diverse and nutritious culinary offerings June 25, 2014 (Buffalo, NY) – Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation, a state-of-the-art regional medical center and health campus, recently unveiled an entirely new cafeteria now called the “Great Lakes Café,” with a formal grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony held June 24th. The renova... »

Why Are Cars Crashing Into Buildings?

By Annette Pinder It keeps happening and nobody seems to know why. Since last August there have been more than 20 accidents involving cars crashing into buildings in the Buffalo area. Cars have plowed into an apartment building, a deli, a senior care facility, a restaurant, a dollar store and a Wendy’s. In October two college students died in a high-speed crash into a local market. There’s even a ... »

Roswell to Lead Gene-Sequencing Effort

Effort will examine genetic factors in common diseases and advance field of personalized medicine   BUFFALO, NY — The Roswell Park Cancer Institute Genome Project was approved December 8, 2011 as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative. RPCI will lead this project, which will compile and analyze the detailed genetic data (the “genomes”) of Western New York citi... »