An estimated 1800 to 1900 cardiovascular patients in Niagara County traveled to Erie County and beyond last year to seek the care they needed. Thanks to a newly opened cardiac catheterization lab, that number should drop significantly.
This is the year Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo gradually moves its services from its longtime Bryant Street home into several floors of the Conventus Building on Main Street. Phase One got underway Tuesday with the opening of seven outpatient clinics at the new address.
Congress is expected to vote Friday on extending a program that provides a pathway to citizenship for wealthy foreigners. The program is important because it's helping fuel some of the new growth in Buffalo and across the nation.
WBFO's Chris Caya reports on a visa program that's playing a role in Buffalo's new growth.
It’s not every day that a hospital relocates to a new spot, but that’s what is happening at Women & Children’s Hospital. The hospital will move from its current location on Bryant Street to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in several stages beginning on January 3.
A soccer complex, retail and public spaces could emerge along Bryant Street in the coming years. The features are part of a $122-million plan for the site of Women & Children's Hospital once its vacated in 2017. Kaleida Health's board of directors favored the proposal in naming Ciminelli Real Estate as the site's designated developer.
Interest is high into what happens at the Women and Children's Hospital site when hospital operations move to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Hundreds packed the Mary Seaton Room of Kleinhans last night to review development proposals for the Bryant Street location.
There was initial concern over Kaleida Health's decision to build a new Children's Hospital and vacate the current Bryant Street location. Now, five developers have plans to re-use the site. Jim Fink of Business First sees that as a sign of the region's economy getting its "swagger back."
The push is on for approval of a helipad atop the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital at the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus but, before construction, the pad needs to be signed off by local, state, and federal officials.
A groundbreaking ceremony took place on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Wednesday for the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital. The $270 million facility will replace Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo on Bryant Street.
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.
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.