kaleida health

Crime
4:25 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Hidden camera used to catch alleged nursing home neglect

The alleged abuse took place at the Highpointe on Michigan nursing home.
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The former Kaleida Health employees accused of neglecting a nursing home patient were arraigned in Buffalo City Court Friday.

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Local
9:50 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

17 nursing home workers accused of mistreating patients

Criminal complaints were filed in Buffalo City Court Thursday, alleging mistreatment of residents at the HighPointe on Michigan nursing home on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

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Health
10:40 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Lomeo named president/CEO of Kaleida Health

Jody Lomeo has been named president and CEO of Kaleida Health
Credit Kaleida Health

The Kaleida Health Board of Directors has named Jody Lomeo president and CEO.

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Health
8:00 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Press Pass: Kaleida's future leadership

Buffalo News reporter Brian Meyer
Credit WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Kaleida Health is now operating under new leadership. The board of directors recently voted out CEO James Kaskie and named Erie County Medical Center CEO Jody Lomeo to run Kaleida in the interim.

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Local
8:41 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Kaskie resigns as Kaleida CEO

Robert Gioia & John Koelmel.
Credit WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

A major leadership change has been announced at one of the area's largest health providers as Kaleida Health CEO James Kaskie has resigned. WBFO's Eileen Buckley attended a news briefing Friday morning at Kaleida's Gates Vascular Institute in downtown Buffalo.

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Health
5:41 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Kaleida urges employees to report to hospitals in storm

Snowy weather during storm.
Credit WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

Kaleida Health is urging employees to report to their shifts Tuesday evening. That includes doctors, nurses, dietitians, and other employees. Employees living in areas that are under travel bans should carry their Kaleida identification.

WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talks with Kaleida Health president & CEO James Kaskie about staffing the four Kaleida Hospitals during the blizzard.

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Health
6:00 am
Tue December 31, 2013

ECMC opens new $15 million surgery center

Credit Mike Desmond/WBFO News

ECMC showed off its new $15 million ambulatory surgery center Monday with two operating rooms in a new building on the Grider Street campus.

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Local
2:07 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Senior housing campus to anchor reuse of former Gates Circle Hospital

An artist rendering of Canterbury Woods at Gates Circle

Plans unveiled Monday show much of the former Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital being replaced with a new mixed-use, senior housing development.

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Local developer targeted for Millard Fillmore
10:24 am
Sun November 17, 2013

Plans for Gates Circle to be revealed on Monday

Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital
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The future of the former site of Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital could be learned on Monday.

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Local
8:14 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Development plans reviewed for Fillmore Gates site

Kaleida Health continues to search for a plan to develop the former site of Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital.

It's back to studying proposals for Kaleida Health as three developers have come forward with new plans for the closed Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital.

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Health
10:52 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Kaleida Health workers ratify deal

Past worker protests by health care workers
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More than 7,000 Kaleida Health workers ratified a new labor agreement.  Following three days of balloting, union members voted in favor of the new deal.

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Local
11:44 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Unionized Kaleida Health workers authorize strike

Employees at Western New York's largest healthcare provider could be walking a picket line soon.

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Local
9:40 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Strike vote set for Kaleida workers

Workers for the region's largest healthcare provider could be walking a picket line soon. A strike authorization vote has been scheduled for employees of Kaleida Health.

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Local
10:09 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Street closure signifies start of work on new Women and Children's Hospital

Credit File photo

The closing of Ellicott Street Friday is the first sign of the construction of the new Women and Children's Hospital.

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Health
4:33 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Hospitals set visitation restrictions to prevent the spread of flu

Women and Children's Hospital is among the facilities imposing a stricter limit on visitations during this heightened flu season.
Credit File photo

In an effort to minimize the risk of influenza at its local hospitals, two major healthcare providers have announced restrictions for patient visits.

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Health
10:09 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Stakeholders discuss fate of current Children's Hospital site

Many gathered at Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church to talk about the future of the Bryant Street site.
Credit Mike Desmond/WBFO News

As Kaleida Health finalizes its schedule for moving Women and Children's Hospital to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, speculation is building concerning what will happen to the site of the current complex on Bryant Street.

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Local
3:01 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Deaconess demolition to clear path for new development

Former Deaconess Center
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Demolition began Monday on the former Deaconess Center on Humboldt Parkway in Buffalo.  The long-time structure housed a hospital until it closed in 1986.

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Business
2:47 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Kaleida selects veterinary school for former Millard Gates site

Future site of veterinary school at former Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital
WBFO News file photo

Kaleida Health's board of directors has selected a proposed veterinary school to be developed at the former Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital.

Kaleida made the announcement Tuesday afternoon.  The $65 million plan proposed by local developer Chason Affinity was chosen over a proposal for a mixed use complex from Uniland Development that including a hotel and residential, office, and retail space.

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Health
2:22 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Kaleida unveils designs for new Women and Children's Hospital

Conceptual renderings of the new Women and Children's Hospital.
wchob.org

Proposed designs for a brand new Women and Children's Hospital were unveiled this morning during a meeting of Buffalo's Planning Board. 

The hospital plans to relocate the entire facility to the corner of Ellicott and High streets in the Medical Corridor.  Kaleida Health and hospital leaders say the 12-story, state-of-the art facility would be designed to provide better patient care and attract new doctors.

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Local
9:47 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Kaleida reviews two plans for Gates Circle complex

WBFO News file photo

Two very different proposals for the future of the Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital site were presented Wednesday night, one a mix of boutique hotel, apartments and retail, while the other proposes a new veterinary medicine school.

The hospital is now closed, leaving behind a century of building space and a parking ramp which is the only part of the facility still in use.

The finalists in a long process to find potential developers presented their plans to a packed house in the Burchfield Penney Art Center.

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Local
9:05 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Gates Circle hospital closes this week

Chris Caya/WBFO

Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital is shutting its doors, ending nearly a century of health care at the location.

Kaleida Health will move the operation to the expanding Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

While company officials maintain the move is in the best interests of all of Western New York, employees have mixed feelings.

WBFO and AM970's Chris Caya explores some of those heartfelt stories and looks ahead at the future of the massive structure.

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