First baby born at Oishei Children’s Hospital today

First baby born at Oishei Children’s Hospital today

"Kiss 98.5 played the most beautiful sound you’ve ever heard this morning – the new Brahms Lullaby to announce the first baby was born at Oishei Children’s Hospital.

Patients, staff moving from Women & Children's to new Oishei Children's Hospital

Patients, staff moving from Women & Children's to new Oishei Children's Hospital

"'Move Day' began at 7 a.m. Friday for the staff and patients of Women & Children's Hospital, as they take the 1.2 mile journey to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and settle into their new home at the Oishei Children's Hospital. “So far so good,” said Kaleida Health CEO Jody Lomeo, describing the progress of the move.

Editorial: New Oishei Children's Hospital is a remarkable achievement

Editorial: New Oishei Children's Hospital is a remarkable achievement

"The brand-spanking-new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital was a long time coming. Seventeen years ago most people would have bet against it, but today on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus the $270 million, high-tech hospital will formally open, capping years of planning and construction.

Explore the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital

Explore the John R. Oishei Children's Hospital

"The new Children’s Hospital is smaller than the old one, but it's designed to be more efficient and patient-friendly in its layout and equipment placement.

Take a look inside Buffalo's new Children's Hospital

Take a look inside Buffalo's new Children's Hospital

"The $270 million John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital will open next week on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, capping off years of planning to replace Women & Children’s Hospital on Bryant Street.

A marathon one-day move will begin before dawn Nov. 10 to move patients and staff into the 185-bed hospital 1.2 miles away at 818 Ellicott St."

How the new Oishei Children's Hospital came to be

How the new Oishei Children's Hospital came to be

"The new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital that will open this week on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus exemplifies state-of-the-art pediatric care.

The hospital tower offers the latest in medical technology and thoughtful design. A connected outpatient center replaces dated facilities that were costly to maintain and no longer met patients' expectations.

The new hospital, together with a new University at Buffalo medical school under construction along Main Street, will solve a big piece of the puzzle on a medical campus trying to attract life sciences companies to start or move here."

Themed floors at Oishei Children's Hospital reflect overall Buffalo connections

Themed floors at Oishei Children's Hospital reflect overall Buffalo connections

"The 12 floors inside the new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital opening soon on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus each have distinct themes to highlight their connection to Buffalo – from the Spirit of Buffalo, to City of Good Neighbors, parks and gardens, sports, imagination and more.

New Oishei Children's Hospital built with a family focus

New Oishei Children's Hospital built with a family focus

"In just over three weeks, the new Oishei Children’s Hospital at the Buffalo Niagara Medical campus will open to the public. From the moment patients and staff walk in, it’s going to be evident that the new state-of-the-art hospital was designed with families in mind."

More patients moved to Oishei Children's Hospital

More patients moved to Oishei Children's Hospital

"As of today, the majority of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo's outpatient clinics will be open and fully operational to patients and families in their new location. The first two outpatient clinic moves were completed in January and April.


On November 10, the historic relocation will conclude with the move of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo's inpatient services and emergency department to Oishei Children's Hospital. "

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."