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

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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

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Mark Wright named CFO at Niagara Falls Memorial

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced today that Mark J. Wright will join the medical center’s administrative team as senior vice president and chief financial officer effective Aug. 5. Wright has extensive healthcare leadership experience, most recently serving as vice president of finance at A. O. Fox

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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

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The GreenFields Continuing Care Community and Schofield Care Announce Strategic Alliance

The GreenFields Continuing Care Community and Schofield Care are joining forces in a strategic alliance aimed to strengthen both non-profit organizations and prime them for future growth. The partnership is rooted in an effort to improve the quality and clinical scope of senior care in Western New

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BlueCross BlueShield Partners with Health-ISAC to Enhance Cybersecurity Awareness

BlueCross Hosts Two-Day Conference for Regional Health IT Leaders: BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York partnered with global organization, Health-Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC) to host a cybersecurity conference for regional CIOs, CISOs and IT security teams in the health care sector June 18 and 19.

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A shift to value based payment: A community event in partnership with Millennium Collaborative Care

Millennium Collaborative Care PPS and Community Partners of WNY PPS are offering an education event on Performing Provider Systems (PPS) in the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program; a statewide initiative to fundamentally restructure the health care delivery system by reinvesting in the

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Hospice of Buffalo National Healthcare Decisions Day–April 16th

Hospice Buffalo, along with 1000 other national, state and community organizations, is promoting National Healthcare Decisions Day (#NHDD) April 16. National Healthcare Decisions Day is a collaborative effort of organizations committed to ensuring that all adults with decision-making capacity have the information and resources to communicate and

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