May 2, 2013 - For the fifth year in a row, Mercy Hospital staff and BCLA (Belvedere, Choate, Lorraine, Alsace) Block Club members gathered on Thursday, April 25 to clean the neighborhood surrounding the hospital during the Mercy Neighborhood Clean Sweep.
April 30, 2013 - Join Catholic Health's Dr. Jennifer Teeter, Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician and Dr. Sara Koritz, OBGYN to take a closer look at osteoporosis and what you can do to keep your bones strong, healthy and intact.
April 11, 2013 - For the second year in a row, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, a member of Catholic Health, was named among the top five percent of hospitals in the country for patient safety by being named a recipient of Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™.
March 27, 2013 - Catholic Health has launched the Talent Network, a web-based virtual network that allows job seekers to share their skills, experience, and interests, connect directly with recruiter for networking and then be automatically alerted when a job opens-up that appears to be a good match.
March 21, 2013 - Last October, 16-year-old Katrina Lissitschenko of Hamburg, NY was trying to come up with an idea for a community service project that would earn her the Girl Scout “Gold Award,” the coveted highest award in Girl Scouting.
March 12, 2013 - Mercy Hospital’s Family BirthPlace, which includes Maternity and Labor & Delivery Services, recently earned the MOREOB Recognition Award for its outstanding performance in the application of knowledge, communication and teamwork to make quality care and patient safety a top priority.
March 11, 2013 - In response to the growing need for vascular access services, Mercy Hospital has opened a Dialysis Access Center (DAC) to provide comprehensive care for dialysis patients in one convenient location.
March 8, 2013 - oin the area's leading AFib medical experts over a heart-healthy dinner to discuss what you need to know about AFib - including emerging risks you need to be aware of, and the latest in available treatments and research.
March 8, 2013 - Food & Nutrition staff celebrated the arrival of a new high-efficient dish machine that washes over 200,000 food service items monthly and features significant cost savings that stack up instead of the dishes.
March 7, 2013 - While refereeing a varsity game at Mt. Mercy Academy, Jim Martek collapsed on the basketball court from an apparent heart attack. Melissa Hudecki, ATC, an Athletic Trainer with Catholic Health’s AthletiCare Program, was able to revive him.
March 7, 2013 - “Inspiration for Life” is this year’s theme for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week, March 10-16. If you ask the nurses at Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center what that means, they point to their patients.
March 6, 2013 - Alexander Gelfer, M.D, board-certified sleep specialist and medical director of the SleepCare Centers at Kenmore Mercy and Sisters of Charity St. Joseph Campus, shared some easy-to-follow methods for coping with the transition to one less hour of sleep.
March 4, 2013 - Sisters of Charity Hospital and the Cancer Services Program of Erie County are teaming up to offer a free “Breast Cancer Screening” for women without health insurance on Saturday, March 16.
March 1, 2013 - Mercy Hospital President & CEO C.J. Urlaub joined several other local community leaders at Lorraine Elementary School in South Buffalo this morning to participate in Read Across America Day.
February 20, 2013 - The Mercy Hospital Foundation received a grant for $375,000 from the Margaret L. Wendt Foundation to complete a $500,000 renovation of the surgical waiting room at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo to be named The Margaret L. Wendt Family Center.
February 7, 2013 - With a marked decrease in the number of patients being seen with flu and respiratory-related illnesses, Catholic Health is lifting the temporary visitor restrictions it enacted last month, which limited children under age of 14 from visiting our hospitals and long term care facilities.
January 25, 2013 - Dr. Roger Walcott and Dr. Paul Anain, both Catholic Health vascular surgeons at Sisters of Charity Hospital, are the first surgeons in the Western New York region to successfully implant two fenestrated endografts in the treatment of two patients with a complex abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
January 24, 2013 - In light of the insulin pen reuse at the VA Medical Center, Catholic Health is sharing its procedure for injectable insulin to alleviate additional fear in the community and share best practices for dispensing these types of medications.