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Kenmore Mercy Hospital Earns Third Consecutive Gold Seal of Approval® in Knee and Hip Replacement
November 6, 2015 - Kenmore Mercy Hospital is pleased to announce that its Knee & Hip Center has earned the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission as a certified center of excellence.
Treating Your Lower Back and Neck Pain
October 22, 2015 - Join us on December 8th for a free seminar on treating your lower back pain.
McAuley Residence to Host Halloween Open House
October 5, 2015 - McAuley Residence, a long-term care facility of Catholic Health, located behind Kenmore Mercy Hospital at 1503 Military Rd. in Tonawanda, will be hosting a Halloween Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 29.
Pharmacists at Catholic Health Dispensing Positive Patient Experience
October 1, 2015 - During National Pharmacy Week, October 18-24, we would like to acknowledge the invaluable contributions that our pharmacists make in the care of patients in our hospitals, nursing homes and home care settings.
Free Screening: The Mama Sherpas: Midwives Across America
September 21, 2015 - Join us on 10/7 for a free screening of a flm that provides an intimate lens into how midwives across the country work within the hospital system.
Mercy Hospital Receives National Quality Recognition For Gynecologic Surgery
September 21, 2015 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, a member of Catholic Health, has been named among the top 5% of 836 hospitals evaluated in the United States for providing outstanding performance in gynecologic surgery, as measured by Healthgrades, the nation’s leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
How to Treat & Prevent Running Injuries
September 10, 2015 - Although runners are always at risk of injury, most are minor and are easily treatable. They're also sometimes preventable.
Phone Service Interrupted
September 2, 2015 - We are currently unable to receive incoming calls from Verizon customers.
Assembly Helps Assist Funding for Kenmore Mercy Hospital Improvements
August 26, 2015 - Thanks to $50,000 in Local Initiative Funding from Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, Kenmore Mercy Hospital recently added a specially-equipped Bariatric Room on its 2 West Patient Care Unit to accommodate patients weighing 300 pounds or more.
How to Run Your First 5K: Part 2
August 21, 2015 - Learn what fuel your body needs to prepare for a 5K.
Back-To-School Tips Keep Kids Healthy, Safe
August 12, 2015 - Pediatricians at Catholic Health remind families that getting their child scheduled for back to a school physical should be on their checklist.
Free Event: Let's Talk About Cancer
June 30, 2015 - Join area cancer experts to hear first-hand about risks, prevention and treatment of some of the region’s most prevalent cancers.
How to Run Your First 5K: Part 1
June 23, 2015 - Learn what you need to start your running program. Plus, train with a Zero to 5K program in Williamsville.
Treating Your Lower Back and Neck Pain
June 22, 2015 - Catholic Health will host a free dinner event on 8/20/15.
Thomas A. Cumbo, MD, to be Named VP of Medical Affairs at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital
June 18, 2015 - Catholic Health is pleased to announce that Thomas A. Cumbo, MD, will be named Vice President of Medical Affairs for Mount St. Mary’s Hospital and Health Center when the hospital joins Catholic Health on July 1.
Catholic Health Releases 2014-2015 Report to the Community
June 18, 2015 - Catholic Health has released its 2014-2015 Annual Report to the Community at chsannualreport.org.
Daughters of Charity Return To Dedicate Heritage Corridor at Sisters Hospital
June 1, 2015 - Almost exactly one year after leaving their ministry at Sisters of Charity Hospital, the Daughters have returned to leave their final mark on the institution they founded.
June 6th: Health Fair & Community Day
May 27, 2015 - Meet your neighborhood healthcare providers, get free screenings and have an opportunity to win prizes.
Avoid Joint Injuries When Gardening
May 20, 2015 - This time of year, our rehabilitation centers see an increase in patients who have suffered injuries from improper lifting, poor bending techniques, and overexertion.
Catholic Health Earns 2015 “System for Change” Honor from Practice Greenhealth
May 15, 2015 - Catholic Health has been named a 2015 “System for Change” award winner from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading environmental healthcare organization.
Gary C. Tucker to Become President & CEO of Mount St. Mary’s Hospital
May 15, 2015 - Catholic Health is pleased to announce that Gary C. Tucker, FACHE, will be named President & CEO of Mount St. Mary’s Hospital and Health Center when the hospital joins the health system on July 1.
GYN Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore: The Essentials on Incontinence, Pelvic Mesh, and Ovarian Cancer
May 14, 2015 - Attend this free event to learn on July 14th to learn about what might be causing your pelvic discomfort.
Father Baker Manor Sponsoring First Annual Artisan Fair and Farmers' Market
May 12, 2015 - Father Baker Manor will be sponsoring its first annual Artisan Fair & Farmers’ Market on Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
No Bones About It: What Every Woman Should Know About Bone Health
May 1, 2015 - This is a free seminar for women concerned about osteoporosis, bone loss and aging, and falls prevention. Free bone density screenings will be offered.
Register for the Scrub Run
April 30, 2015 - The 3rd Annual Scrub Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk on Saturday, September 12 supports the Mercy Hospital Foundation and Catholic Health’s Continuing & Home Care Foundation.
Is Outpatient Partial Knee Replacement a Better Option than Inpatient Knee Replacement?
April 30, 2015 - Attend our free event at Kenmore Mercy Hospital to learn if outpatient knee replacement is right for you.
Mercy Hospital Opens New Interventional Unit
April 15, 2015 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health, held a dedication and blessing ceremony today for its new Mercy Interventional Unit, a prep and recovery area for patients undergoing catheter-based procedures and some minimally invasive surgical procedures.
How to Prevent Falls in All Seasons
March 16, 2015 - Although falls are commonly thought to be a winter-time hazard, we're actually at risk of falling throughout the year.
Ask Us Anything About Shoulder and Knee Pain on 4/21
March 2, 2015 - Join nationally recognized orthopaedic physicians for an in-depth discussion on joint pain. The experts will discuss causes, therapies and surgical solutions for you to consider.
3/14: Learn About Alternative Medicine Therapies for Stroke Patients
March 2, 2015 - Have you or a loved one recently suffered a stroke or are you a long term stroke survivor? Join us for a free stroke support group the second Saturday of each month.
Catholic Health Thanks Staff Who Celebrated Anniversaries in 2014
February 26, 2015 - In October, Catholic Health held a dinner to honor our staff who celebrated anniversaries with us last year.
Free Health Screenings with NFL Alumni on April 25
February 23, 2015 - At this free event on April 25, get your blood pressure, cholesterol and bone health checked. Plus, autographs from NFL alumni.
Choosing a Midwife or OB/GYN for Your Pregnancy
February 23, 2015 - Learn about your options for prenatal care and the role of midwives and OB/GYNs.
Sisters Hospital Offers New Treatment for Incontinence
February 19, 2015 - Brian Matier, MD, a colon rectal surgeon with the Buffalo Medical Group, is the first physician in Western New York to perform Sacral Neuromodulation, a procedure that can help some people control bowel incontinence.
Snowvember Stories from Catholic Health Staff
February 16, 2015 - Catholic Health staff and physicians tell their “Snowvember” stories from the epic snowstorm that hit Buffalo, NY in November 2014.
Ask Us Anything About Women's Heart & Vascular Health
February 2, 2015 - Attend this free seminar on Wednesday, February 25 or Tuesday, March 24.
Vascular Health Screening Day on 2/28/15
January 22, 2015 - Make an appointment for a free vascular screening.
Catholic Health's Most Popular Baby Names in 2014
January 7, 2015 - Find out what the most popular baby names were in 2014 at Mercy Hospital and Sisters of Charity Hospital.
Flu-Related Visitor Restrictions
January 5, 2015 - Due to the high volume of influenza illness, Catholic Health is temporarily restricting patient and resident visitors to persons aged 14 years and older.