Erie County medical Center

Patients Choosing ECMC For Care

More Patients Chose ECMC for Care in 2018 Than Ever   Inpatient stays exceed 20,000 for first time in hospital’s history; bariatrics, head & neck, orthopaedic and transplant surgery increases contribute to historic 2018 operations  BUFFALO, NEW YORK — Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) today announced that the hospital in 2018 continued to see a record number of patients. For ... »

Igniting Action: Eliminating Health Care Disparities

By Peter J. Ciotta Did you know that African Americans who live in five ZIP codes on Buffalo’s East Side (14204, 14206, 14211, 14212, and 14215) experience many of the worst health outcomes in Erie County? They are more likely to have serious chronic and often preventable diseases, and also more likely to die 12 years earlier than Caucasians who live outside of these areas. These findings were fir... »

ECMC Kidney Transplantation

ECMC Kidney Transplantation Program Receives HRSA Grant $1.2 million Grant Awarded for Social and Behavioral Interventions to Increase Solid Organ and Tissue Donation BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a $1.2 million grant ($400,000/year for ... »

ECMC Accreditation for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

ECMC Achieves National Accreditation from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program ECMC Synergy Bariatrics/Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center according to national quality standards established to deliver safe, high quality bariatric patient care BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corpora... »

Health Plan Awards Hospitals $24.2 Million

Health Plan Awards Hospitals $24.2 Million for Quality Improvements Thirty-eight upstate New York hospitals and health centers, including eight in Western New York, shared $24.2 million in quality improvement incentives paid by Univera Healthcare and its Rochester parent. Quality incentives reflect 2017 performance against specific quality measures. Since the program launched in 2005, the health i... »

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... »

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