Island community completes GI Challenge for room at new Oishei Children's Hospital

Island community completes GI Challenge for room at new Oishei Children's Hospital

"Leaders from Grand Island schools, government, businesses, civic groups, and medicine met at Grand Island High School to celebrate completion of the GI Challenge, an effort to raise $25,000 to establish a room of care at the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo."

Oishei Children's Hospital construction in the home stretch

Oishei Children's Hospital construction in the home stretch

"Work on the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital is 95 percent complete and work crews are down to the nitty gritty of punch-list items on all floors of the $270 million facility that is scheduled to open in November on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Kaleida Health spokesman Michael P. Hughes said the hospital is no longer a "hard hat" zone and has received its certificate of occupancy from the city."

Replacement for Sonoma Grille in Snyder to open by next fall

Replacement for Sonoma Grille in Snyder to open by next fall

"The developer behind the Reikart House, (the 92-room boutique hotel that is the first in New York State to operate as part of Marriott International’s Tribute Portfolio, a network of “upper upscale” independent hotels), and the Hyatt Place hotel on the same campus in Snyder decided months ago to tear down the former Sonoma Grille building and to construct a new restaurant on the site.

Building from scratch on the property allows Iskalo Development to construct a restaurant that makes better use of the available space for the new restaurant, named Jazzboline, said David Chiazza, Iskalo's executive vice president."

Grand Island room will be dedicated at Oishei Children's Hospital

Grand Island room will be dedicated at Oishei Children's Hospital

When the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital opens in November, a room on the sports-themed 10th floor for young surgical patients will recognize the Grand Island community.

Joe’s Deli to Open in Oishei Children’s Hospital

Joe’s Deli to Open in Oishei Children’s Hospital

Oishei Children’s Hospital announced today the addition of Joe’s Deli to the Hospital’s dining options. Opening this November, the Buffalo-based deli known for their award-winning, specialty sandwiches, soups and wraps will provide healthy, homemade options from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily.

Children's Hospital kicks off lullaby contest

Children's Hospital kicks off lullaby contest

"BUFFALO, NY- If you've delivered a baby at Women & Children's Hospital, you know it's a long standing tradition to play the Brahms Lullaby each time a little one is born.

With the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital set to open in November, officials there are looking to give birth to a new tradition. The hospital is kicking off a contest asking WNYers to record and submit their own rendition of the classic song."

Construction nearly complete at new Oishei Children’s Hospital

Construction nearly complete at new Oishei Children’s Hospital

"Construction at the new John R. Oshei Children’s Hospital is more than 95 percent complete. At this point crews are just working on the finishing touches and getting ready for the big move from Women & Children’s Hospital to the new site."

Art installation at Oishei Children's Hospital coming soon

Art installation at Oishei Children's Hospital coming soon

Newly commissioned artwork will start defining the character inside the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital in September as the new hospital prepares for its opening later this fall.

Families, staff start old Women & Children's Hospital goodbyes

Families, staff start old Women & Children's Hospital goodbyes

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- As Women and Children's Hospital prepares to move to its new location in the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, families and staff are finding ways to say goodbye to the old facility. 

Jaros also said while it's sad to see the hospital's time at its old location come to a close, there is also a lot of excitement about the new facility. The major move is expected to start in the beginning of November and the hospital will be renamed the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital. Outpatient clinics moved to the new Oishei Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in January. 

Medical Campus parking squeeze must be dealt with

Medical Campus parking squeeze must be dealt with

"[the parking shortage on and near the Medical Campus is] a good problem to have, but it’s also one that needs to be resolved quickly.

The source of the stress once again is the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, which has been growing aggressively and isn’t done yet. That’s great news for a city that was on the skids for decades and is now in expansion mode. But with thousands of people working on the Medical Campus, conflict has arisen between nearby residents and employees on the hunt for free parking."

"This is what we do": Doctor who saved 7-year-old dog bite victim's life

"This is what we do": Doctor who saved 7-year-old dog bite victim's life

First stent reconstruction operation of its kind performed by two medical teams from the Gates Vascular Institute and the Women & Children’s Hospital saved the life of 7-year-old dog bite victim, Kaeden.

"Kaeden's case, at least for me, is an excellent example of the interplay of excellence between the hospitals at Kaleida. This is why you need a children's hospital," Levy said. "... Without that interplay we would not have these miraculous and fabulous outcomes like we had with Kaeden."

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Presents the Women and Children’s Hospital with $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award to Support Pediatric Cancer Research

In summer STEM program, high school students design 3-D printed hands for kids in need

In summer STEM program, high school students design 3-D printed hands for kids in need

A new summer STEM program is giving high school students from across Western New York the opportunity to help kids in need through 3-D printing and design.

On Thursday, the lunchroom at Health Sciences Charter School in Buffalo bustled with the sounds of 45 excited high school students. They’d all been brought together for a new summer program focused on STEM education.