Imagine having a medical emergency that requires a long hospital stay. Now imagine being evicted from your apartment while you recuperate. Buffalo General Hospital and Gates Vascular Institute on Tuesday announced the opening of a new center to help patients with their legal troubles.
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.
A program aimed at creating jobs in Western New York while attracting overseas investors is the subject of a forum in Niagara Falls today. The program is called "EB-5" and it's taken off in recent years in the Buffalo-Niagara region.