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Ambulatory Surgery Unit Opens at St. Joseph Campus
July 1, 2014 - Catholic Health marked the completion of construction of a new $4 million state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery unit (ASU) at the St. Joseph Campus of Sisters of Charity Hospital with a special blessing and dedication ceremony in June.
Erie County Health Mall to Offer Primary and Chronic Disease Care
May 2, 2014 - A unique public-private collaboration, the Health Mall is the first of its kind in Western New York to bring together primary, dental and mental health care under one roof.
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.
Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Drugs on Saturday, April 26
April 2, 2014 - Gather up your expired prescriptions for the next National Prescription Drug Drop-Off on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Closings Due to Weather Conditions
March 12, 2014 - Select Catholic Health locations and programs are closed due to weather conditions.
Health Sciences Charter School is an Opportunity of a Lifetime for Cullan Donnelly
March 3, 2014 - Health Sciences Charter School is original by design, setting a whole new paradigm of how education should be focused for career ready high school graduates.
April 9: Ask Us Anything About Pelvic Pain
March 3, 2014 - If you have heavy or painful periods, pain between periods, or difficulty emptying your bladder, you may be experiencing the symptoms of uterine fibroids. Join us for a free seminar on April 9, 2014.
Mercy Hospital Joins with American Heart Association to Celebrate Effective Date of Pulse-Ox Newborn Screening Law
February 3, 2014 - Mercy Hospital joined with the American Heart Association on January 27 to celebrate the effective date of a new state law requiring birthing facilities at hospitals and clinics to screen newborns for congenital heart defects through pulse-oximetry testing, also known as “pulse-ox.”
Free Breast Cancer Screening on Saturday, February 15
January 14, 2014 - To help area women without health insurance get the breast care services they need, Sisters of Charity Hospital and the Erie County Cancer Services Program are sponsoring a Free Breast Cancer Screening on Saturday, February 15 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Piver Center for Women at Sisters Hospital.
Closings Due to Weather Conditions
January 7, 2014 - Due to weather conditions, select Catholic Health locations will be closed on January 7, 2014.
Sisters of Charity Hospital Associates Across Both Campuses Help Feed Local Families This Thanksgiving Season
December 2, 2013 - Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo and its St. Joseph Campus in Cheektowaga will be keeping a long-time holiday tradition alive as they once again help make the Thanksgiving season a little brighter for families in need across the local community.
December 7: Vascular Health Screening Day
November 19, 2013 - Join us on December 7, 2013 for vascular health screenings.
Catholic Health Physician Among First in the U.S. to Receive Board Certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
November 4, 2013 - Ali Ghomi, MD, medical director of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic & Robotic Surgery at Sisters of Charity Hospital, is among the first physicians in the country and the first in Western New York to receive subspecialty certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPM-RC).
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.
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.
Dispose of Medications Safely at the National Prescription Drug Drop-Off on October 26
September 26, 2013 - Check your medicine cabinet and drop off your unused or unwanted prescription drugs on 10/26 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., no questions asked.
October 2: Ask Us Anything About Breast and Ovarian Cancer
August 29, 2013 - In recognition of breast cancer awareness month, please join Catholic Health this October for a candid discussion with the experts on breast and ovarian cancers, plus how they're linked to genetics.
August 21 & 27: Understanding the Importance of Women’s Heart Health
Join women’s heart physicians for a free dinner presentation on what women need to know about cardiac disease. The medical experts will discuss the latest in prevention, recognition and treatment of heart diseases that we face.
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.
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.
August 12: Taking Athletic Performance to the Next Level
June 18, 2013 - This free event discusses injuries that sideline WNY athletes, what to do to prevent injury and how to enhance the performance of your team.
July 18: Uncovering the Cause of Your Shoulder Pain
June 7, 2013 - Join area shoulder experts Ryan Wilkins, MD and Joseph Lorenzetti, PT, DPT, MTC to discuss common causes of shoulder pain.
National Prescription Drug Drop-Off: Saturday, April 27
March 21, 2013 - Gather up your expired prescriptions for the next National Prescription Drug Drop-Off on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sisters Hospital Hosts Free Breast Cancer Screening
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.
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.
Dr. Roger Walcott and Dr. Paul Anain First in Western New York to Perform Complex AAA Repair
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).
Free Breast Cancer Screening on Saturday, February 16
January 17, 2013 - Uninsured women over 40 are invited to join Catholic Health at the Piver Center between 8am - 2pm on Saturday 2/16 for a free mammogram.
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.
Dr. Judine Davis of Sisters Hospital Explains Kate's Acute Morning Sickness
December 14, 2012 - Dr. Judine Davis of Sisters of Charity Hospital spoke about acute morning sickness on Winging It! on Wednesday, December 5th.
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.
Dispose of Medications Safely at the National Prescription Drug Drop-Off on September 29
September 10, 2012 - Check your medicine cabinet and drop off your unused or unwanted prescription drugs on 9/29 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., no questions asked.
Free Health Screenings Offered at Catholic Health's Vascular Disease & Cancer Screening Day
August 30, 2012 - Catholic Health is hosting a free Vascular Disease and Cancer Screening Day on September 22 at Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus in Cheektowaga.
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.
New Mammogram Technology Helps Kenmore Mercy Hospital Better Serve Area Women
May 21, 2012 - Hospital officials, medical staff, and clinicians gathered today to unveil Kenmore Mercy’s newest tool in the fight against breast cancer, a Mammomat Inspiration digital mammography system from Siemens Medical Solutions.
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.
Sisters of Charity Hospital Receives Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care
May 8, 2012 - Sisters of Charity Hospital, Main Street Campus and St. Joseph Campus, have received the AHA/ASA “Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award.”
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.
Sisters Hospital Named a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Women’s Surgery
April 19, 2012 - Sisters of Charity Hospital is the first in Western New York and one of only 12 in the United States to be named an Academic Center of Excellence in Women’s Health Surgery by the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS).
Sisters Hospital Foundation to Host Black & White Ball to Benefit Sisters Hospital Nurseries
April 18, 2012 - Sisters Hospital Foundation presents an “All-American Evening in Black & White” on Saturday, April 21 at the Connecticut Street Armory starting at 6 p.m.
Catholic Health First in the Area to Offer Robotic Surgery for Vesicovaginal Fistula Repair at Sisters Hospital
April 3, 2012 - Together, two Catholic Health surgeons, urologist Kevan Sternberg, MD, and gynecologic surgeon Ali Ghomi, MD, recently performed their second successful robotic-assisted vesicovaginal fistula repair at Sisters of Charity Hospital.
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.
Sisters Hospital Cancer Program Recognized for Providing High-Quality Care
March 12, 2012 - The Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program at Sisters of Charity Hospital, a member of Catholic Health, ensures that patients have access to high quality cancer treatment services right in their own community.
Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus Hosts St. Joseph’s Day Table
March 8, 2012 - Sisters Hospital Foundation, St. Joseph Campus is sponsoring a traditional St. Joseph’s Day Table for associates and visitors.
Sisters Hospital Surgeon Performs First Robotic-assisted Cervical Surgery in WNY to Help Area Women Carry Pregnancies to Term
February 28, 2012 - Dr. Ali Ghomi, a Catholic Health gynecologic surgeon at Sisters of Charity Hospital, performed the area’s first laparoscopic transabdominal cervical cerclage (cervical stitch) surgery using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System.
Free Women’s Wellness Program on Pelvic Health on March 14
February 27, 2012 - Catholic Health is sponsoring a free Women’s Wellness program on common gynecologic and uterine conditions, entitled “Female Pelvic Health” on Wednesday, March 14 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Williamsville Diagnostic Center, 400 International Drive, Williamsville, NY.
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.
Sisters Hospital Hosts Free Breast Cancer Screening
January 6, 2012 - 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, February 18.
Sisters Hospital Staff Share the Spirit of Giving to Help Families in Need
December 15, 2011 - The holiday season is a time for sharing and caring, as well as a time when family and friends get together to exchange gifts and laughter. But what about the people in our community who are less fortunate?
Sisters Hospital First in Western New York to Perform da Vinci Robotic Gastric Bypass Surgery
December 7, 2011 - Dang Tuan Pham, MD, a Catholic Health surgeon at Sisters of Charity Hospital, is the first physician in Western New York to successfully perform a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure using the advanced minimally invasive robotic technology of the da Vinci® Surgical System.
Santa Makes a Special Stop at Sisters Hospital Special Care Nursery
December 5, 2011 - Santa Claus will be making a special stop at the Sisters Hospital NICU the week before Christmas.
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.
Sisters Hospital's State-of-the-art Emergency Department Opens October 26
October 20, 2011 - Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo’s first hospital established in 1848, is celebrating 163 years of service in Western New York this month by announcing the opening of its newly renovated and expanded Emergency Department.
Sisters Hospital First in Western New York to Perform da Vinci Robotic Tubal Ligation Reversal Surgery
October 6, 2011 - Last month, Ali Ghomi, MD, a gynecologic surgeon at Sisters of Charity Hospital, performed the area’s first tubal reversal surgery (tubal reanastomosis) using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System.
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.
Sisters of Charity Hospital Sponsors Free Vascular Screening
September 4, 2011 - Sisters of Charity Hospital and the Vascular & Endovascular Center of WNY are sponsoring a free “Vascular Screening” on Saturday, October 1.
Sisters Hospital Offering Cutting Edge Diagnosis and Treatment for Patients Who Suffer from Headaches
August 15, 2011 - If you can predict an approaching thunderstorm by the throbbing in your head, Sisters Hospital has a new diagnostic and treatment option that can help relieve your sinus pain.
Kenmore Mercy Hospital Awards 2011 Doctor of Distinction
August 12, 2011 - Each year, Kenmore Mercy Hospital chooses one individual to receive the Doctor of Distinction Award. For 2011, that individual is Thomas J. Brewer, DO, MS, an intensivist in the Intensive Care Unit since 2008.
Sisters Hospital Receives Grant from Rite Aid Foundation to Fund Osteoporosis Screenings
August 8, 2011 - On August 18, local representatives from Rite Aid Pharmacies will present the Western New York Osteoporosis Resource Center (WNYORC) with a $9,760 grant.
Sisters of Charity Hospital is Awarded Two Queen Size Bed Sets from Metro Mattress
July 26, 2011 - Parents of babies in the Sisters of Charity Hospital NICU are sleeping a little easier thanks to a generous donation from Metro Mattress.
Sisters Hospital First in Western New York to Perform Sight Saving Procedure on Premature Baby
July 13, 2011 - Sisters of Charity Hospital, is the first Western New York hospital to use a newly approved medication therapy to treat Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP), a serious eye condition that affects premature infants.
Sisters Hospital and St. Catherine Labourè Hosts Open House for New Adult Day Care Program
July 5, 2011 - An open house and blessing will be held on Friday July 15 to welcome Catholic Health’s medical adult day care services to its Sisters of Charity Hospital, Main Street campus.
Sisters Hospital Among Best in the Nation for Bariatric Surgery
June 30, 2011 - Sisters of Charity Hospital has been ranked #2 in New York State and among the top five percent in the nation for bariatric surgery for the third year in a row.
Sisters Hospital First in Western New York to Perform da Vinci-approved Robotic Throat Surgery
June 20, 2011 - Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) with the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System is a minimally invasive treatment option for persons with throat cancer.
Sisters Hospital Foundation Holds 30th Annual Golf Tournament
June 10, 2011 - On July 25, 2011, Sisters Hospital foundation will hold its 30th golf tournament to benefit the surgical programs of Sisters of Charity Hospital.
Tubal Ligation Reversal a Success at Sisters of Charity Hospital
May 23, 2011 - More than 650,000 women undergo tubal ligation in the United States annually, permanently ending their ability to have children. But what happens if circumstances change?
Sisters of Charity Hospital Presents Free Program on Knee and Hip Replacement
April 27, 2011 - Joseph Falcone, MD will present a free evening program, “Is Knee or Hip Replacement Right for You,” on Tuesday, May 17.
Sisters Hospital First in Western New York to Use Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery for Gastric Band Placement
March 23, 2011 - Dang Tuan Pham, MD, a Catholic Health surgeon at Sisters of Charity Hospital, is the first physician in Western New York to successfully place a lap band in a patient using Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS).
Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus Hosts St. Joseph’s Day Table
March 8, 2011- Sisters Hospital Foundation, St. Joseph Fund is sponsoring a traditional St. Joseph’s Day Table for associates and visitors.
Sisters Hospital Foundation Receives Special Funding for Infant Hearing Screener
February 10, 2011 - The Special Care Nursery at Sisters of Charity Hospital has received a $10,000 grant from The Children’s Guild Foundation and a $9,730 grant from another local children’s charity wishing to remain anonymous.
Sisters Hospital, St. Joseph Campus is “Clearing the Air”
January 24, 2011 - Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus is taking an important step in the fight against heart and lung disease by becoming a tobacco free campus.
Sisters Hospital Offers FREE Men’s Health Seminar
January 13, 2011 - Specialists at Sisters of Charity Hospital, a member of Catholic Health, will host a free Men’s Health Seminar for men and women Thursday, February 17, 2011.
Sisters Hospital Hosts Free Breast Cancer Screening
January 12, 2011 - 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, February 12, 2011.
State Approves Permanent Operating Status for St. Joseph Campus
December 15, 2010 - Catholic Health has received official notice from the New York State Department of Health that Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus has received “permanent life status” with regards to its operating certificate.
Sisters Hospital First and Only to Perform FDA-Approved Hip Resurfacing Surgery
December 10, 2010 - Joseph Falcone, MD, chairman of Orthopedics at Sisters of Charity Hospital, a member of Catholic Health, is the first and only physician in the Buffalo area currently performing the FDA-approved hip resurfacing procedure.
St. Joseph Campus Associates Share a Thanksgiving Feast with Local Families
November 22, 2010 - The true spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday is alive and well at St. Joseph Campus in Cheektowaga, as associates and staff gather in the Main Lobby on Tuesday, November 23 at Noon to bless and distribute Thanksgiving food baskets that have been prepared to help needy families throughout the local community.
“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.
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.
Sisters Hospital Past Medical Staff Presidents Club Honors Two for Men of the Year Award
October 29, 2010 - This year, the Past Medical Staff Presidents are honoring Peter U. Bergmann, President & CEO of Sisters Hospital and Dr. Brian D’Arcy, Catholic Health Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, as Men of the year.
Williamsville Primary Care Center Welcomes New Physician
October 26, 2010 - Catholic Health Primary Care Services and Kenmore Mercy Hospital are pleased to welcome Jennifer Teeter, DO, of Lake View, NY, to the Williamsville Primary Care Center.
Catholic Health Offers Free Community Education Program on Eating Healthy on a Budget
October 20, 2010 - Catholic Health will be sponsoring a free Community Education Program entitled, “Supermarket Savvy: Buying Healthy Foods on a Budget” on Tuesday, October 26.
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.
Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus is Looking for Volunteers
September 30, 2010 - If you have a few hours to spare and would like to spend your time helping others, St. Joseph Campus has several volunteer opportunities available.
Sisters Hospital First in Catholic Health to Implant Mobile Bearing Hip™ System
September 1, 2010 - Orthopedic surgeon Joseph P. Falcone, MD, chairman of Orthopedics at Sisters of Charity Hospital, is the first Catholic Health physician to offer hip replacement patients the new Mobile Bearing Hip™ technology.
Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus Celebrating 50 Years of Service
August 31, 2010 - Sisters Hospital Foundation and Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus are commemorating 50 years of service to the Cheektowaga community on Wednesday, September 8.
Catholic Health Sponsors Free Cancer Screening Program
August 12, 2010 - To help area residents detect cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages, Catholic Health is sponsoring a free cancer screening on Saturday, August 28.
Sisters Hospital Ranks #1 in New York State for the 2nd Consecutive Year for Bariatric Surgery
June 8, 2010 - Sisters of Charity Hospital has been ranked #1 in New York State and among the top five percent in the nation for bariatric surgery for the second year in a row.
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.
Sisters Hospital Offering Free Screenings for National Stroke Awareness Month
May 11, 2010 - To raise public awareness about the risk factors for stroke and when to seek medical attention, Sisters of Charity Hospital is hosting two free community health screenings.
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.
Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus Hosts a St. Joseph’s Day Table
March 16, 2010 - The Sisters Hospital Foundation, St. Joseph Fund is sponsoring a traditional St. Joseph’s Day Table for associates and visitors on March 19.
St. Joseph Campus SleepCare Holds Sleep Apnea Seminar During National Sleep Awareness Week
March 2, 2010 - Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus is holding a free sleep apnea seminar during National Sleep Awareness Week on March 11, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Drop-off Program at St. Joseph Campus Provides Drug Disposal Alternative
March 2, 2010 - Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus is hosting a Drive-through Community Pharmaceutical Drop-Off program for unused household medications on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
SleepCare at Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus Receives National Program Re-Accreditation
February 25, 2010 - SleepCare, the sleep center at Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus in Cheektowaga, has received re-accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) for its commitment to provide high quality patient care and testing services for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep related disorders.
Catholic Health Set to Open Advanced Wound Healing Center at Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus
February 22, 2010 - On Wednesday, February 24, Catholic Health will open its first Advanced Wound Healing Center on the Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus.
Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus is Looking for Volunteers
January 19, 2010 - If you have a few hours to spare and would like to spend your time helping others, Sisters Hospital has several volunteer opportunities available.
Sisters Hospital Hosts Free Breast Cancer Screening
January 14, 2010 - 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 February 20.
M. Steven Piver, M.D. Center for Women’s Health & Wellness Opens at Sisters Hospital
January 12, 2010 - On Monday, January 25, Sisters Hospital Foundation will celebrate the grand opening of the new M. Steven Piver, M.D. Center for Women’s Health & Wellness.
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.
MASH Camp Helps Area High School Students Get a “Hands-on” Look at Healthcare Careers
December 3, 2009 - With the continued shortage of doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals, exposing high school students to careers in healthcare may just be what the doctor ordered.
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.
St. Joseph Campus Associates Share a Thanksgiving Feast with Local Families
November 24, 2009 - The staff of Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus distributed food baskets today to help needy families throughout the local community.
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.
Breast Cancer Program at Sisters Hospital #1 in World and First in WNY to Use New Breast Cancer Treatment
October 14, 2009 -The Breast Cancer Program at Sisters of Charity Hospital under the direction of Ronald Bauer, MD, was the first in Western New York to perform partial breast radiation following lumpectomy using a new “balloon” device that delivers exact amounts of radiation to the cancer site sparing healthy breast and surrounding tissue.
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.
Sisters CEO Receives National Recognition
September 23, 2009 - Peter U. Bergmann, President and CEO for Sisters of Charity Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare in its list of rising young healthcare leaders in the magazine’s annual “Up & Comers” recognition program.
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.
St. Joseph Campus Improves Scanning Quality
August 20, 2009 - The Imaging Department at St. Joseph Campus will be unveiling a new state-of-the-art CT Scanner to improve x-ray capabilities at the Cheektowaga location of Sisters of Charity Hospital.
Sisters Hospital Ranked #1 in New York State for Bariatric Surgery
July 28, 2008 - Sisters of Charity Hospital has received the 2009/2010 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ from HealthGrades, the nation’s leading independent healthcare ratings organization, as part of a study the company released.
Nursing Home Resident Learns to Read for Confirmation in the Catholic Faith
July 20, 2009 - Shirley Vandebogart, a 52 year-old resident at St. Catherine Labourè Health Center at Sisters of Charity Hospital, learned to read in order to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation.
Sisters Hospital First in Western New York to Perform "Custom Fit" Knee Replacement Surgery
July 6, 2009 - Joseph P. Falcone, a Catholic Health Orthopedic Surgeon and Chairman of Orthopedics at Sisters of Charity Hospital, is the first physician in Western New York to perform the "custom fit" knee replacement procedure.
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.
Sisters Hospital is Seeking Volunteer Eucharistic Ministers
June 17, 2009 - If you are interested in volunteering your services as a Eucharistic Minister at Sisters Hospital, Main Street Campus, please call Lynn Overbeck, CAVS, the Director of Volunteer Services at 862-1106.
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.
St. Joseph Campus First in WNY to Use New SpyGlass Laser
June 15, 2009 - Dr. Ramesh Luther, a Gastroenterologist with Catholic Health and Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus, is the first physician in Western New York to use the new SpyGlass Direct Visualization Laser Guide System to remove a gallstone from a patients’ bile duct.
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.
"Clearing the Air" Event Canceled
February 13, 2009 - Sisters of Charity Hospital is canceling the Tobacco Free event planned for February 13, 2009 at 1:30pm in light of recent events.
Celebrating the Legacy of the Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph
March 23, 2009 - Catholic Health is celebrating the legacy of the Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph as they transfer their sponsorship of St. Joseph Hospital to the Daughters of Charity, Sisters of Mercy and the Diocese of Buffalo as co-sponsors of the new Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus.
“Sign of the Times” as Transition Begins for St. Joseph Hospital
March 23, 2009 - As St. Joseph Hospital prepares to become Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus on April 1, 2009, construction crews will begin installing a new illuminated sign on the front of the building.
“Little Angels” Descend on St. Joseph Campus
April 22, 2009 - Little artists from the Little Angels Day Care Center will be displaying their latest masterpieces in the lobby of Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus on Friday, April 24, 2009.
Sisters Hospital Announces New Administrative Team
March 6, 2009 - As the April 1 transition date for St. Joseph Hospital becoming Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus moves closer, Sisters Hospital has announced its administrative team to lead the new two-campus hospital.
Sisters Celebrates Birth of First New Year's Baby
January 1, 2009 - Chuangang Lin (Father) and Lihong Liao (Mother) welcomed their baby girl, Nicole, at 12:17am on January 1, 2009 in the Labor and Delivery Department of Sisters of Charity Hospital.
Sisters Hospital "Clears the Air" During Great American Smokeout
November 17, 2008 - Sisters of Charity Hospital and several local property managers took an important step in the fight against heart and lung disease by announcing plans to make their properties smoke-free.
Millard Named President and CEO of Kenmore Mercy
December 22, 2008 - Catholic Health has announced that James Millard, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of St. Joseph Hospital, Cheektowaga, will become President and CEO of Kenmore Mercy Hospital on January 5, 2009.
Catholic Health Names Bergmann to Dual Sisters/St. Joseph Role
November 18, 2008 - Catholic Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter U. Bergmann, FACHE, President and CEO of Sisters of Charity Hospital, to the dual post of President and CEO of both Sisters Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital, effective January 1, 2009.
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.
Sisters of Charity Hospital First in WNY to Perform HALO Procedure
July 8, 2008 - Dr. Daniel S. Camara and Dr. Stanley J. Pietrak, both Gastroenterologists at Sisters Hospital, are the first in Western New York to offer the HALO System treatment to patients with Barrett’s esophagus, a precancerous condition caused by chronic acid reflux disease or GERD.

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