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Register or Volunteer for the Scrub Run
July 11, 2014 - Register or volunteer for Mercy Hospital Foundation's annual run, on Saturday, September 13, 2014.
Mercy Hospital Achieves AHA Gold Quality Awards in Stroke and Heart Failure Care
June 6, 2014 - Mercy Hospital's staff, nurses, and physicians have been awarded for the quality of stroke care provided at Mercy Hospital.
Mercy Hospital and BCLA Block Club Holds 6th Annual Neighborhood Clean Sweep
May 27, 2014 - For the sixth year in a row, Mercy Hospital staff and BCLA (Belvedere, Choate, Lorraine, Alsace) Block Club members joined together to clean the neighborhood surrounding the hospital during the Mercy Neighborhood Clean Sweep held on Thursday, May 22.
Catholic Health and Crisis Services Join Together to Create Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program
April 30, 2014 - Catholic Health and Crisis Services announced a new partnership today to support victims of sexual assault in our community.
May 12: Recognizing and Recovering from Stroke
April 24, 2014 - If you or someone you love has been touched by stroke, or if you want to know more about preventing, treating and recovering from stroke, join our experts at this free dinner seminar.
Mercy Hospital Service Spotlight: OLV Family Care Center
March 13, 2014 - The OLV Family Care Center, a Catholic Health primary care center affiliated with Mercy Hospital, is our latest Service Spotlight.
Enhancing the Patient Experience
March 3, 2014 - Continuing on our “Journey from Good to Great,” we are very excited to announce the The Language of Caring program as our next step towards our goal of exceptional patient care.
Mercy Hospital Excels in 2014 HealthGrades Ratings
February 28, 2014 - Mercy Hospital received high marks for healthcare quality from the latest report by Healthgrades, the nation’s leading online resource to help consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals.
Heart Surgery Program Receives Top Quality Rating
February 26, 2014 - The Catholic Health Heart Center at Mercy Hospital has been awarded a three-star national quality rating by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for the period covering July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
Two Students Awarded Medical Staff Scholarships
February 24, 2014 - In 2012, the Mercy Hospital Medical Staff established a college scholarship program for children of Mercy associates using funds made available through physician dues.
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Named Comprehensive Stroke Center
January 14, 2014 - Recognized as an industry leader in providing advanced stroke care, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has been named a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission.
The 5th Annual Autumn Ball Raises Over $100,000 to Support Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
November 12, 2013 - A record 250 guests gathered to support Mercy Hospital of Buffalo during the Mercy Hospital Foundation’s 5th Annual Autumn Ball held Friday, November 8 at the Orchard Park Country Club.
Cheektowaga Man Saved By Heart Attack Device
November 4, 2013 - A Cheektowaga man says he is alive today thanks to a device implanted in his chest a year ago.
Catholic Health Receives Area’s Highest Number of Achievements in Healthgrades 2013 American Hospital Quality Report
October 28, 2013 - Catholic Health has once again received the most Five-star and Service Excellence Awards of any Western New York health provider from Healthgrades.
Grzybowski Family Donates $10,000 to Mercy Hospital Foundation
October 23, 2013 - On Tuesday, October 22, 2013, the Grzybowski family presented Mercy Hospital Foundation with a $10,000 check from the 5th Annual Golf For Charleen event.
Catholic Health Named National Training Site for da Vinci Robotic Surgery
October 3, 2013 - With one of the busiest robotic surgery programs in Western New York, Catholic Health will now attract surgeons from across the country to Buffalo as they come to learn how to perform minimally invasive urogynecologic procedures, hysterectomy and other gynecologic surgeries using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System.
MASH Camp Helps High School Students Get a “Hands-on” Look at Healthcare Careers
October 2, 2013 - Students from D’Youville College’s Health Careers Opportunity Program participated in a special MASH (Medical Academy of Science & Health) Camp at Mercy Hospital in July.
Sisters Help with New Spiritual Ministry for Patients
September 27, 2013 - Mercy Hospital is blessed to have four retired Sisters of Mercy serve as Spiritual Care Hospitality Volunteers.
Mercy Hospital’s Associate-driven Wellness Program Receives International Attention
September 26, 2013 - Mercy Hospital has been chosen as one of four sites to present our “unique associate-driven wellness program model" in an Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) online expedition.
IT Associates Help Out With Their Tech Know-How
September 25, 2013 - Volunteers from the Educational Technology Foundation of WNY (also known as ED Tech Foundation) recently held their largest ever Annual ED Tech Day on August 20, helping to upgrade computer technology at 11 area schools and non-profit organizations.
Dr. John Bell-Thomson Honored with Prestigious “Hero of the Heart” Award at AHA Heart Ball
September 23, 2013 - Dr. John Bell-Thomson, chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Mercy Hospital, was presented the Hero of the Heart Award at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 32nd Annual Heart Ball held in June.
Mercy Comprehensive Care Center Achieves National Recognition for Quality Care
September 19, 2013 - The Mercy Comprehensive Care Center (MCCC) has achieved the highest, Level 3, Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
September 28: Fifth Annual Cardiovascular Symposium
August 29, 2013 - This continuing education program is open to physicians, mid-level practitioners, intensive care nurses, and all personnel involved in the care of cardiovascular patients.
Kenmore Mercy Hospital Recognized for Leadership in Heart Failure Care
July 12, 2013 - Kenmore Mercy Hospital, a Catholic Health facility, has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.
Mercy Hospital Staff Gathered to Dedicate Modernized Cath Labs
July 12, 2013 - The new labs at Mercy Hospital feature state-of-the-art equipment and replaced two older Cath Labs in the Heart Center.
Henry Meltser, MD, Introduces New Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure to WNY
July 11, 2013 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo is one of only a handful of hospitals in the country currently offering Chronic Total Occlusion PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention).
Mercy Comprehensive Care Center Welcomes Two Nurse Midwives
July 9, 2013 - Mercy Hospital currently provides 24-hour midwifery coverage at its Family BirthPlace, and recently expanded services by welcoming Sarah Worrell, CNM, and Elaine Clutterbuck, CNM, to the Mercy midwives’ team at Mercy Comprehensive Care Center.
OLV Family Care Center Achieves Quality Recognition
July 3, 2013 - Congratulations to the staff and physicians of the OLV Family Care Center who recently received the highest level recognition from the NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) Patient-Centered Medical Home Program.
Mercy Hospital & Sisters of Mercy Dedicate New Mercy Cornerstone Monument
June 28, 2013 - Mercy Hospital Staff and the Sisters of Mercy recently gathered together to bless and dedicate a new Mercy Cornerstone Monument in the hospital’s Emergency Center Meditation Garden.
Mercy Hospital Nurses Kate Zippier & Megan Cheyne Honored
June 27, 2013 - Mercy Hospital is proud to announce that Kate Zippier, RN, and Megan Cheyne, RN, both of 5 McAuley North/Center, were recently presented DAISY Awards from the D’Youville College School of Nursing.
Peterkin Lee-Kwen, MD, Named 2013 Physician of Distinction at Mercy Hospital
June 25, 2013 - Peterkin Lee-Kwen, MD, a neurologist and director of the Mercy Hospital Stroke Center, was recently named the 2013 Physician of Distinction.
Catholic Health Hospitals Named Five-Star Hospitals
June 21, 2013 - All three Catholic Health hospitals – Sisters of Charity Hospital, Kenmore Mercy Hospital and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo – have been named “Five-Star Hospitals” in Cleverley + Associates’ 2013 Community Value Leadership Awards.
Cooking Well at Mercy: Free Cooking Demonstration on June 26
June 5, 2013 - Mercy Hospital chef Christopher Damiani will demonstrate the art of stir frying on June 26.
Mercy Hospital Receives Stroke Gold Plus Award & Target Stroke Honor Roll
May 30, 2013 - The Stroke Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has received the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s (AHA) Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target Stroke Honor Roll.
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Named One of Area’s Healthiest Employers
May 23, 2013 - For the third consecutive year, Mercy Hospital has been named one of Western New York’s Healthiest Employers by Buffalo’s Business First newspaper at an awards ceremony on May 16, 2013.
Mercy Hospital Patient RRRolled up the Rim to Win New Car From Tim Horton’s Café in Hospital Lobby
May 14, 2013 - Joseph Kozakiewicz, Sr. of Blasdell, New York, RRRolled Up the Rim to Win a new 2013 Toyota RAV4 in the Tim Hortons Café & Bake Shop annual contest.
Mercy Hospital and BCLA Block Club Holds 5th Annual Neighborhood Clean Sweep
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.
June 18 & June 26: Stroke & Cardiovascular Care for EMS Providers
April 29, 2013 - This event is for EMS providers. Attendees will receive two contact or education hours. Dinner will be served.
Girl Scout Earns “Gold” Community Service Award By Helping Breast Surgery Patients
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.
Dedication of Stroke Education Room at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
March 15, 2013 - Stroke Center staff recently gathered to bless and dedicate its new Stroke Education Room on 5 McAuley West.
Mercy Hospital Service Spotlight: Central Transport Department
March 14, 2014 - The spotlight shines on the Central Transport Department, a staff of 52 associates who work round-the-clock to transport patients throughout the hospital.
Family BirthPlace at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Recognized for Quality Care
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.
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Opens New Service To Help Dialysis Patients
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.
At Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, New Dish Machine Sparkles With Savings
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.
Mercy President & CEO C.J. Urlaub Participates In Read Across America Day
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.
Spring It On: Buffalo Niagara's Day of Giving
February 25, 2013 - On Friday, March 1, be a part of our community's first 24-hour give-a-thon by making a donation through Spring It On: Buffalo Niagara's Day of Giving.
BlueCross BlueShield of WNY Names Catholic Health Hospitals Blue Distinction Centers+
February 21, 2013 - BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York today announced that all Buffalo area Catholic Health hospitals have been named Blue Distinction Centers+.
The Margaret L. Wendt Family Center to be Established at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
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.
Mount Mercy Academy, in Partnership with Catholic Health, Sponsors Dress-down Day to Benefit Mercy Flight
February 1, 2013 - Members of a Mount Mercy Academy science and healthcare program raised funds for Mercy Flight with a dress-down day at school.
Temporary Visitor Restrictions to Protect Patients from the Flu
January 16, 2013 - Due to the high volume of influenza illness, we are temporarily restricting patient visitors to persons aged 14 years and older.
Athletic Trainer Helps Save Life of Referee During High School Basketball Game
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.
Catholic Health Hospitals Named Among Nation’s Best in Latest HealthGrades Study
November 13, 2012 - Orthopedic and Spine Surgery at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo and Joint Replacement Surgery at Kenmore Mercy Hospital and Sisters of Charity Hospital are among the best in the nation, according to a new report from Healthgrades.
Autumnal Event at Roycroft To Benefit Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
October 31, 2012 - The Mercy Hospital Foundation will hold its 4th Annual Autumnal on Friday, November 9 at the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora.
Catholic Health and the American Heart Association Team Up for Western New York Goes Red
September 14, 2012 - Catholic Health and the American Heart Association have announced that they are teaming up for Western New York Goes Red, part of the national Go Red For Women campaign.
Catholic Health Heart Center Investigates New Heart Attack Alert Device
September 11, 2012 - Cardiologists at the Catholic Health Heart Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo are studying a new investigational medical device, the AngelMed Guardian System, which can alert patients of an imminent heart attack – often before they have any symptoms.
Mercy Hospital Opens New Digital X-Ray Suites
September 7, 2012 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, a member of Catholic Health, is pleased to announce the opening of its new digital X-ray suites and special imaging procedures room.
WomenCare Launched with Integrated Marketing Initiative
July 24, 2012 - Catholic Health’s Women’s Services program – WomenCare – launched in June with an integrated marketing program, a new web-based microsite and a yoga event in Delaware Park that is spreading the word about the most comprehensive, single-source for high-quality care for women of all ages.
Sisters Hospital Scores Well in Consumer Reports Study on Hospital Safety
July 11, 2012 - Sisters of Charity Hospital, a member of Catholic Health, was among the top rated hospitals in New York State for hospital safety, according to a new study in the current issue of Consumer Reports.
Mercy Hospital Named Among Best in Nation for Maternity Care and Gynecological Surgery
June 25, 2012 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, a member of Catholic Health, has been ranked among the top 10% of hospitals in the country for maternity care and gynecologic surgery.
Mercy Named One of Area’s Healthiest Employers
June 1, 2012 - Mercy Hospital was recently named one of Western New York’s Healthiest Employers by Buffalo’s Business First newspaper at an awards ceremony on May 17, 2012.
Mercy Hospital Presented Stroke Silver Plus Award
June 1, 2012 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has received the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.
Do You Have Questions About Kids? We Have Answers.
May 18, 2012 - The public is invited to attend a free Pediatric Speaker Series sponsored by Mercy Hospital of Buffalo on Tuesday, May 22 and Thursday, May 31 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Marion Professional Center, located next to the hospital at 515 Abbott Road, Buffalo.
Catholic Health Participates in New Obstetrical Program to Keep Mothers and Babies Safe During Delivery
May 9, 2012 - Catholic Health’s Mercy Hospital of Buffalo and Sisters of Charity Hospital were recently selected, along with four other New York State hospitals, to serves as a demonstration site for a special program to enhance obstetrical safety.
Catholic Health to Conduct Three-Day Full Scale Natural Disaster Drill
April 19, 2012 - The hospitals of the Catholic Health System will participate in a three-day disaster preparedness drill on April 24, 25, and 26.
Kenmore Mercy Hospital Groundbreaking Kicks Off Construction of State-of-the-art Emergency Department
March 29, 2012 - Kenmore Mercy Hospital, part of Catholic Health, broke ground today on a new $14 million Emergency Department that will nearly double the size of its existing ER.
Mercy Hospital Service Spotlight: Cath Lab
March 19, 2012 - Meet the Cath Lab team at Mercy Hospital.
Students Get a “Behind the Mask” Look at Mercy Hospital
March 7, 2012 - Most teenagers have little idea what goes on behind the scenes in a real hospital. Their views are likely limited to what they see on TV during an episode of Grey’s Anatomy or House.
All Are Welcome to March in Mercy’s Award-Winning St. Patrick’s Day Parade Float
March 5, 2012 - Mercy Hospital will once again be proudly represented in downtown Buffalo’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 18, 2012 with this year’s float theme, “5-Star Care ClosER to Home!”
Catholic Health Heart Center First in Area to Offer New Minimally Invasive Surgery for Coronary Artery Disease
February 22, 2012 - The letters TECAB may not mean anything to the average person, but if you’re one of the 16 million Americans who suffer from chest pain, shortness of breath, or are at risk of a heart attack due to coronary heart disease, it may be the best acronym you’ve heard in years.
Mercy Hospital Among The First in the Nation to Perform Single-Site Robotic Surgery
February 7, 2012 - In the Buffalo area alone, there were nearly 1,600 gallbladder removal surgeries performed in 2010. Thanks to the latest breakthrough in robotic-assisted surgery, patients can now have their gallbladder removed in about the same amount of time as a lunch break.
Catholic Health Heart Surgery Program At Mercy Hospital Rated Among Best in Nation
January 30, 2012 - The Heart Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, the surgical center of Catholic Health’s Cardiovascular Services program, has been awarded a three-star national quality rating by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for the period covering July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011.
American Heart Association Announces Mercy Hospital as Fit-Friendly Company
January 27, 2012 - The American Heart Association (AHA) recently presented Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, a member of Catholic Health, with the 2012 Gold Fit-Friendly Award for the second year in a row.
Catholic Health Hospitals Offer Patients Free Television and Telephone Services
January 16, 2012 - Catholic Health is now providing free television and local telephone service at all three of its hospitals including Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, and Sisters of Charity Hospital including its St. Joseph Campus.
Mercy Hospital Service Spotlight: Ambulatory Care Unit (ASU) and Day Procedure Unit (DPU)
January 5, 2012 - Learn about the staff at the Mercy Hospital Mercy’s Ambulatory Care Unit (ASU) and Day Procedure Unit (DPU).
Mercy’s New Hybrid Operating Room Features Leading-Edge Imaging Technology
November 30, 2011 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, a member of Catholic Health, continues to forge into the future of healthcare by becoming the first in the region to introduce a “hybrid” operating room (OR) featuring the Siemens Artis zee® biplane imaging system.
Mercy Hospital Service Spotlight: Spiritual Care
November 28, 2011 - Meet the Spiritual Care team at Mercy Hospital.
Kenmore Mercy Hospital Reveals Plans for New Emergency Department
November 14, 2011 - Kenmore Mercy officials announced today details regarding a $14 million Emergency Department to be built on the south end of the hospital near Westchester Boulevard. Construction is expected to begin in spring 2012 and be completed by fall 2013.
Catholic Health Receives Highest Rankings from HealthGrades© 2012 National Report
November 8, 2011 - Catholic Health has again received the most 5-star and quality Excellence Awards of any Western New York health provider from HealthGrades©, the nation’s leading objective rating source studying patient outcome information.
Site Preparation Underway for Emergency Department Ground Breaking at Kenmore Mercy
October 4, 2011 - Site preparation is underway as Kenmore Mercy Hospital gets ready to break ground on its new Emergency Department.
Mercy Hospital Blesses New Lobby and Heritage Corridor
October 3, 2011 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo and the Sisters of Mercy recently dedicated and blessed the hospital’s new main lobby and Heritage Corridor, which connects the new emergency center with the expanded main lobby.
Free Health Screenings During Stroke Awareness Health Fair on October 15
September 30, 2011 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, a New York State Designated Stroke Center, will hold a Stroke Awareness Health Fair on Saturday, October 15, 2011.
9-11 Remembrance Mass & Blessing Top Week-long Activities at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
September 14, 2011 - In memory of the 10th anniversary of 9-11, Mercy Hospital's Associate Council coordinated a special 9-11 Remembrance Week.
Mercy Hospital Observes 10th Anniversary of 9-11 Remembrance Week
September 1, 2011 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo will hold a 9 -11 Remembrance Mass on Friday, September 9, 2011 and fly the flag at half mast on September 11, 2011.
Catholic Health Heart Surgery Program At Mercy Hospital Rated Among Best in Nation
August 19, 2011 - The Heart Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has been awarded a three-star national quality rating by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), the highest award under the STS quality rating system.
Mercy Hospital Receives HANYS’ Pinnacle Award
July 27, 2011 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has been awarded the 2011 Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety by the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS).
Mercy Hospital Named Among Best in Nation for Maternity Care and Gynecological Surgery
July 21, 2011 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has been ranked among the top 15% of hospitals in the country for maternity care and gynecological surgery, according to a report released Tuesday by HealthGrades.
Mercy Hospital Service Spotlight: Occupational Therapy
June 7, 2011 - Meet the Occupational Therapy team at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.
Mercy Presented “Healthy Hospital” Award
May 25, 2011 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, part of Catholic Health, is proud to announce it has received a “Healthy Hospital” Award from Ascent, a division of Stryker Corporation.
Mercy Installs Latest MRI & CT Systems in the World
May 13, 2011 - A crane hoisted a 10,000 pound magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system into the newly completed Imaging Suite at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo on April 26.
Mercy Hospital Service Spotlight: Laboratory Services
May 5, 2011 - Did you know that 70 percent of physicians’ diagnoses are based on the results the laboratory provides?
Mercy Comprehensive Care Center Celebrates a Rebirth in Buffalo’s Old First Ward
April 13, 2011 - A blessing and dedication ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the Mercy Comprehensive Care Center will be held on April 8.
Heart Care Team Leads The Region In Quality
March 31, 2011 - Catholic Health’s Heart Center at Mercy Hospital leads the region in safe outcomes for interventional cardiology procedures, according to a recently released report by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH).
Mercy Hospital Opens Tim Hortons in Lobby
February 25, 2011 - There is a lot brewing at Catholic Health, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo these days. Topping the list is the grand opening of the Tim Hortons café located in the hospital’s new main lobby.
Catholic Health Welcomes New Physicians to Chestnut Ridge Family Practice
February 16, 2011 - Catholic Health Primary Care Services is pleased to welcome Yelandra May-Daniels, MD, MBA, and Brenda Perez, MD, MBA, to the medical staff of Chestnut Ridge Family Practice.
Mercy Hospital’s Emergency Center Wins Construction and Design Awards
December 7, 2010 - Catholic Health’s Emergency Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, a new 46,000 square-foot hospital addition housing the largest and most advanced treatment center in the region, recently received accolades for its construction and design.
“5” is a Lucky Number for Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s Knee & Hip Center in 2011
November 12, 2010 - For the fifth consecutive year (2007 - 2011), Kenmore Mercy Hospital, part of Catholic Health, has achieved a five-star rating for joint replacement, total knee replacement, and total hip replacement by HealthGrades, the nation’s leading independent healthcare ratings company.
Patrick P. Lee Foundation Presents Grant of $25,000 In Support of Mercy Hospital’s New Emergency Center
November 12, 2010 - Trustees of the Patrick P. Lee Foundation recently awarded the Mercy Hospital Foundation a grant of $25,000 to support the new Emergency Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.
Drowsy Driving – What’s the Harm?
November 4, 2010 - A recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety showed that drowsy driving is responsible for about one in eight deadly crashes.
Autumnal Event at Roycroft to Benefit Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
October 18, 2010 - Featuring a private concert by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s Clara Quartet and set at the historic Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, the Mercy Hospital Foundation will hold its Autumnal on Friday, October 22, 2010.
Kenmore Mercy Hospital Hosts Sleep Center Grand Opening
October 4, 2010 - Kenmore Mercy Hospital’s new SleepCare Center is now open, offering medically monitored sleep studies to help diagnose and treat a variety of sleep disorders.
Mercy Hospital Offers Free Health Screenings During Stroke Awareness Health Fair on October 16
September 30, 2010 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, a New York State Designated Stroke Center, will hold a Stroke Awareness Health Fair on Saturday, October 16.
Mercy Hospital Excels in National Quality Indicators
September 24, 2010 - According to the latest quality report released by CMS, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo ranked first among local hospitals for Core Measures Performance in three out of four major diagnostic categories.
Mount St. Mary’s and Catholic Health Announce Plans for Cardiac Catheterization Lab in Niagara County
August 20, 2010 - In a major move to address a growing heart disease problem in Niagara County, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital and Health Center will collaborate with Catholic Health’s Heart Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo to invest $7.9 million and construct a cardiac catheterization laboratory on the campus of the Lewiston hospital.
Catholic Health Nursing Homes Excel In New York State Department of Health Surveys
August 2, 2010 - The Mercy Nursing Facility at the OLV Senior Neighborhood in Lackawanna received a “deficiency-free” survey from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH).
Catholic Health Hospitals Receive National Recognition for Value
June 2, 2010 - Sisters Hospital, Kenmore Mercy Hospital and Mercy Hospital of Buffalo have received the Community Value Index® (CVI) Five-Star hospital award.
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Participates in Series of Free Women’s Health Events
April 27, 2010 - A series of free women’s health events, entitled “Small Steps. Healthier Lives,” will take place at select Curves fitness centers and Catholic Health locations throughout Western New York.
The Future of Emergency Care Has Arrived at Mercy Hospital
April 9, 2010 - Western New Yorkers can experience the future of emergency care, with the opening of the new Emergency Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo on May 11.
Mercy Hospital Named Finalist In Best Place to Work in WNY Awards
March 15, 2010 - Mercy Hospital has been named a finalist in the 2010 “Best Places to Work” in Western New York awards in the jumbo category (1,000 employees or more), according to Buffalo’s Business First newspaper.
Advanced Robotic Technology Expands Minimally Invasive Surgical Options for Women
March 5, 2010 - Women across the country are benefiting from advanced minimally invasive gynecological surgery made possible through the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System. Locally, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo is the only hospital offering this surgical option for women.
Catholic Health Sponsors Heart Fair
January 22, 2010 - Do something healthy for your heart during Heart Month by attending the Catholic Health Heart Fair on Saturday, February 27, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mercy Hospital located at 565 Abbott Road in Buffalo.
Heart Surgery Program at Mercy Hospital Maintains Top National Rating
December 23, 2009 - For the second consecutive reporting period, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has awarded the Catholic Health Heart Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo with a “three-star” national rating for its heart surgery program.
PCI Program at Mercy Hospital Named “Program of Excellence” by Independent Health
December 22, 2009 - The Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) program at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, home of the Catholic Health Heart Center, has been named a “Program of Excellence” by Independent Health.
Catholic Health Names Richard J. Ruh, MD Senior Vice President, Service Lines
December 22, 2009 - A primary care physician with a private medical practice in Orchard Park, Dr. Ruh will provide oversight for the continued development of Catholic Health’s clinical service lines.
Environmental Protection Agency Recognizes Catholic Health Among Nation's Leading Green Power Purchasers
December 7, 2009 - As a result of its recent agreement to purchase nearly 6 million Kwh of wind generated energy, Catholic Health has been named a member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership.
Catholic Health Hospitals Awarded Joint Commission Accreditation
December 1, 2009 - All Catholic Health hospitals, including Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, and Sisters of Charity Hospital and its St. Joseph Campus, have earned accreditation by The Joint Commission following unannounced site surveys held throughout the year.
Niagara Falls Woman First to Receive “Scarless” Surgery at Kenmore Mercy
November 30, 2009 - A Niagara Falls woman recently underwent Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS™) to remove her gallbladder through her bellybutton, making her the first at Kenmore Mercy Hospital.
JoAnn Falletta To Play Private Concert To Benefit Mercy Hospital
November 11, 2009 - Featuring a private concert by Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) Music Director JoAnn Falletta and set at the historic Roycroft Inn in East Aurora, the Mercy Hospital Foundation’s Autumnal will be held this Friday, November 13, 2009.
Mercy Hospital Announces New Advances In Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Program
October 27, 2009 - Mercy is now offering robotic-assisted and minimally invasive coronary artery bypass and valve replacement surgery using the most state-of-the-art techniques and equipment available.
Drowsy Driving – What’s the Harm?
October 19, 2009 - SleepCare at St. Joseph Campus points to the dangers of sleep-impaired driving during National Drowsy Driving Week, November 2-8, 2009.
Mercy Hospital Excels In State Cardiac Report
October 16, 2009 - According to New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) reports issued in July 2009, the Catholic Health Heart Center at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo had the lowest mortality rate among all hospitals in the Western New York (WNY) region, and among the lowest in New York State, for angioplasty.
Catholic Health is Running With The Wind
October 12, 2009 - Catholic Health has signed a two-year agreement with Constellation Energy, which is expected to save the health system more than $500,000 annually in electricity costs.
Mercy Hospital CT Services Earn National Accreditation
October 6, 2009 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo was recently awarded a three-year accreditation in computed tomography (CT) by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Hospitals Earn National Recognition for Quality and Value
September 21, 2009 - A leading independent healthcare consulting firm has recognized Catholic Health hospitals for being among the best in the nation for value, efficiency and quality.
Mercy Hospital Awarded Grant by National Grid
September 2, 2009 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has been awarded a $34,450 Power Quality Enhancement Grant by National Grid.
Mercy Hospital Introduces “Scarless” Surgery
August 21, 2009 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo is pleased to be the first hospital in Western New York to offer Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS).
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Declares “Independence from Smoking”
July 3, 2009 - Besides celebrating our nation’s independence, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo will declare “Independence from Smoking Day” as the hospital becomes a smoke-free campus on July 4, 2009.
Catholic Health Steps Up Visitor Control Measures
June 30, 2009 - With the recent surge of reported cases of people diagnosed with the H1N1 (swine flu) virus in Western New York, Catholic Health is tightening its restrictions on the age of visitors at its hospitals and nursing homes.
Catholic Health Hospitals Receive Security Grants
June 17, 2009 - Two Catholic Health hospitals were approved for grants totaling nearly $92,000 through a federal program designed for urban nonprofit organizations at high risk of terrorist attacks.
Catholic Health Heart Surgery Program at Mercy Hospital Rated Among Best in Nation
June 15, 2009 - The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has awarded the Mercy Hospital heart surgery program a “three-star” national quality rating, the highest category of quality achieved under the STS quality rating system.
Mercy Hospital Hosts Stroke Awareness Fair
May 29, 2009 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, a New York State Designated Stroke Center, will hold a community-wide Stroke Awareness Fair on Saturday, June 6, 2009 from 10 am to 1 pm.
Catholic Health Receives State Grants to Support Physician Recruitment in Primary Care
May 28, 2009 - Catholic Health’s efforts to recruit physicians in medically underserved areas of Western New York just got a shot in the arm, thanks to $750,000 in grants.
MRU at Kenmore Mercy Achieves Top National Ranking
May 26, 2009 - The Partners In Rehab Medical Rehabilitation Unit (MRU) at Kenmore Mercy Hospital has been recognized as one of the top inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRF) in the United States.
John Herman Named Chief Operating Officer of Mercy Hospital
May 5, 2009 - John Herman has recently been appointed the Chief Operating Officer of Mercy Hospital of Buffalo. Previously, Herman served as the Chief Operating Officer of Kenmore Mercy Hospital.
Mercy's MRI Department Receives National Accreditation
March 13, 2009 - The American College of Radiology (ACR) has recently awarded Mercy Hospital of Buffalo’s MRI Department with a three-year accreditation for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Buffalo Sabres Games Now Available to Patients in Catholic Health Hospitals
January 23, 2009 - In response to patient surveys, the health system recently added extra channels to its television lineup, allowing patients at Kenmore Mercy, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Sisters of Charity and St. Joseph hospitals to view Sabres games from their hospital rooms.
Mercy's First and Last Babies of the Year Share the Spotlight
January 7, 2009 - Although the first baby of the year is always in the spotlight for the New Year, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo paid some well-deserved attention to the last baby of the year too.
Kienzle Named VP of Mission for Mercy Hospital
December 3, 2008 - Mary E. Kienzle, MSW, LCSW, NYSCSSW, was recently named the Vice President of Mission Integration at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.
Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Breaks Ground on New ED
October 30, 2008 - With a vision to create the region’s most state-of-art emergency facility, Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has broken ground on a $32 million construction project that will result in a 46,000 square-foot addition to the front of the hospital.
Robot Used in Minimally Invasive Surgery Visits Galleria
September 22, 2008 - Western New Yorkers who were visiting the Walden Galleria Mall on September 19th had a chance to meet the daVinci™ robot used in minimally invasive surgery at Catholic Health’s Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.
Endovascular Thoracic Aneurysm Surgery Performed at MHOB
August 29, 2008 - The first endovascular thoracic aneurysm surgery in the Catholic Health System (CHS) was recently performed at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo by John Bell-Thomson, M.D., Chairman of Mercy’s Cardiothoracic Surgery Department and Paul Anain, M.D., a Vascular Surgeon at Sisters of Charity Hospital, who assisted in the surgery.
Wedding Bells Ring at Mercy Hospital
August 15, 2008 - When Carl Duerr of East Although Carl Duerr of East Aurora was hospitalized four days before his daughter’s wedding, he was able to walk her down the aisle.
Mercy Passes Important Step in Approval of ED
August 8, 2008 - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo has moved an important step closer to breaking ground on a new state-of-the-art Emergency Department with yesterday’s approval by the New York State Hospital Review and Planning Council in Albany.

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