Erie County Medical Center

Opioids: Fearing a lost generation

Aug 28, 2017

In Western New York, addiction is everywhere - from cities to suburbs to rural areas. Medical experts say treatment facilities should be where the patients live.


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This month marks the halfway point in New York State's plan to end the AIDS epidemic by the year 2020. Although local health care officials say progress has been made, a new epidemic is threatening the effort.

A survey aimed at helping patients choose a hospital with solid safety standards finds three of Western New York’s medical institutions to be among the best in the state. But how useful is a report card for prospective patients if it doesn’t cover all of the area hospitals?


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It's been a busy week for the information technology department at Erie County Medical Center. Days after an online attack, they're restoring computer services to the hospital.


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The region's trauma center is battling a virus. It caused Erie County Medical Center to shut down its computer system several days ago. And law enforcement is investigating.  


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Increased activity helped Erie County Medical Center finish 2016 with strong results.


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Recovering from an illness can take toughness - ECMC says Jim Kelly toughness. in that spirit, the medical center dedicated its new “Kelly Tough Room” Tuesday.

Two Buffalo firefighters were injured late Saturday night when their rig collided with a car downtown.

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The Erie County Medical Center has undergone a $12 million expansion.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that two more hospitals have received designations to treat potential Ebola patients, both of them in Buffalo.

A man has died as a result of a shooting on Woodell Avenue in Cheektowaga, last night.

ECMC nurses agree to new 7-year labor deal

Sep 16, 2014
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Nurses at Erie County Medical Center have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a new seven-year labor contract.