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During Patient Safety Awareness Week, UB launches ‘Team Alice’ to combat medical errors and polypharmacy in the elderly

According to Consumer Reports magazine, medical mistakes are one of the leading causes of death each year in the U.S., deaths that could have been prevented. In the face of a problem of this magnitude, family members whose loved ones have died this way sometimes feel they have no choice but to take matters into their own hands. Mary Brennan-Taylor is one of them. Since the death of her mother, Ali... »

HEALTHeLINK Releases Community Report

Health information exchange (HIE) continues to have a positive impact on the quality of patient care across the nation, in New York State through the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) and in Western New York as demonstrated in HEALTHeLINK’S recently released 2017 Report to the Community. “The value of having a more complete picture of a patient’s clinical history at the p... »