Erie County Medical Center

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Erie County Medical Center and the Seneca Diabetes Foundation are partnering to improve health both in the Seneca Nation and across Western New York.

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The Erie County Medical Center celebrated a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new state-of-the-art trauma center and emergency department. The new facility will replace its now-40-year-old predecessor when it opens in early 2020.

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The drive to build ECMC's new Trauma Center/Emergency Department has taken another step forward. Key Bank Foundation is partnering with the First Niagara Foundation to donate $600,000 to the Trauma Center's capital campaign.

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The weather was a little cold and windy Sunday on Grider Street, but the mood was warm and happy as Erie County Medical Center celebrated its first 100 years.


A group called Save the Michaels of the World is teaming up with Erie County Medical Center to raise awareness about opioid and prescription pill abuse.

The nonprofit was established in 2011 to raise awareness about the devastating effects of abusing opioids after 20-year-old Michael David Israel committed suicide during his struggles with addiction.

Dr. Mark Gunther, ECMC’s vice president of behavioral health, led the speaker series that was held Wednesday night at Hyatt Place in Amherst.

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A North Tonawanda man has been accused of stabbing a family member in the neck.

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Therapy animals are being used more and more with children and adults dealing with stressful medical issues.

Opioids: Fearing a lost generation

Aug 28, 2017
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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.