Opioid Use Joins 12 other Qualifying Conditions Under the Compassionate Care...

The New York State Department of Health today announced it will develop a regulatory amendment to add opioid use as a qualifying condition for...

How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Incident in Your Community

(StatePoint) Active shooter incidents are rare. You are 700 times more likely to die in a car crash, for example, than from an active shooter event, according to the National Safety Council. However, these terrifying events are on the rise. Experts say...

Get Out and Explore: The Taste of Buffalo

By Shannon Traphagen Food festivals are all the rage, and usually signify the beginning of summer, which in Buffalo can’t come soon enough. Not only are food festivals popular, but they can transform the local economy — and the Taste of Buffalo does th...

Understanding Depression and Suicide

By Shannon Traphagen Junior Seau, L’Wren Scott, Robin Williams, and just this week Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade–what do these individuals have in common? Unfortunately, they all took their own lives due to mental health struggles. Kate S...

A shift to value based payment: A community event in partnership...

Millennium Collaborative Care PPS and Community Partners of WNY PPS are offering an education event on Performing Provider Systems (PPS) in the New York State Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program; a statewide initiative to fundament...

Talkspace Offers A New And Different Way To Receive Therapy

Innovative companies are changing the way traditional businesses have operated. One such company is Talkspace. Its current emphasis is online therapy. Instead of the...

EYES ON AMERICA FOUNDATION DONATES CATARACT SURGERIES TO IMMIGRANTS

  THE EYES ON AMERICA FOUNDATION DONATES CATARACT SURGERIES FOR COLUMBIA AND PERU IMMIGRANTS   The Eyes On America Foundation donated at no charge, cataract surgeries for immigrants from Columbia and Peru who do not hold health insurance. This do...

The Patrick P. Lee Foundation announces nearly $1 million in Mental...

Today, the Patrick P. Lee Foundation (Lee Foundation) announced $984,250 in mental health grants and scholarships to support mental health professionals. The Lee Foundation concentrates its investments in two key focus areas – mental health and educati...

City of Buffalo and Centers Health Care Improving Lives

The City of Buffalo and Centers Health Care Join Together To Improve the Quality of Life For Seniors May 18, 2018 – Buffalo New York – Yesterday at Buffalo Center on Delaware Avenue, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown was invited by Centers Healt...

ECMC’s Susan Ksiazek is NABP President

ECMC Director of Medical Staff Quality and Education Susan Ksiazek, RPh, Begins Term as NABP President   BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation director of medical staff quality and education Susan Ksiazek, RPh, began her ter...

Hospice Memorial Walk

Hospice Buffalo’s 22nd Annual Memorial Walk #1Way2HelpHospice Gather your friends and family for “1-Way-2-Help-Hospice” and show your support at Hospice Buffalo’s 22nd Annual Memorial Walk! Sunday, May 20th will be the perfect day to walk Buffa...

Independent Health is Second Highest Ranked Health Plan

  Independent Health recognized as the second highest ranked health plan for member satisfaction in the NY region by J.D. Power BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 10, 2017)–Independent Health is the second highest ranked health insurance plan for member satisfac...