Catholic Health Systems

In the ongoing debate over health care reform, what is the one thing that impacts Western New York the most? What will the local health care industry look like a year from now? The experts weigh in.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

When the only certainty in the debate over health care is uncertainty, how do we prepare for the future? That’s the key question being taken up by Western New York’s health care industry.

Union protests against Catholic Health

Jul 11, 2016
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

An inflatable ‘fat cat’ was displayed Monday morning outside the Catholic Health headquarters facing Oak Street and Genesee Streets as the busy morning commute was underway. It was displayed by the Communications Workers of America.

Improved cardiac care coming to Niagara County

Apr 18, 2016
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Lifesaving cardiac care will soon be readily accessible in Niagara County following  an historic agreement between four health care systems.


Local WIC office celebrates completed expansion

Apr 14, 2015
WBFO.org

Completion of a two-year expansion project was celebrated Tuesday on the campus of Sisters Hospital in Buffalo, the home of the busiest WIC office among 15 in Erie and Niagara Counties.

Mike Desmond/wbfo news

Catholic Health recently opened its new headquarters on the edge of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. But, its cafeteria can't hold what will be 700 building workers by August, prompting the emergence of new food offerings to meet that demand.

It took just under two years and $48 million to turn an open field in the curl of the end ramp of the Kensington Expressway into the new headquarters for Catholic Health System.

Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO

Catholic Health and Sisters of Charity Hospital recognized the work of the Pink Pillow Project and the Twin City Quilters Guild Friday. The groups are responsible for making mastectomy pillows to give to Breast Cancer patients across western New York.

WBFO News by photo Mike Desmond

Only a few blocks where the first Catholic hospital in Buffalo opened more than 150 years ago, Catholic Health broke ground Wednesday for its new corporate headquarters.