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ECMC awarded second Three-Year CARF Accreditation for Medical Rehab Program

BUFFALO, NY - The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) announced that Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation's Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit has been accredited for a period of three years through June 30, 2020. This is the second consecutive accreditation that the international accrediting body has awarded to ECMC. The first was awarded in 2014.
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ECMC Trauma Program Manager Linda Schwab Appointed ATCN Region 2 Director

The Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) Committee, a division of the Society for Trauma Nurses, has officially appointed ECMC Trauma Program Manager Linda Schwab, MS, RN, TCRN, as Region 2 Director for ATCN, effective immediately. The ATCN Committee selected Linda Schwab based upon her experience and commitment to ATCN, which they determined has provided strong preparation for the regional director role. The appointment is for a three year term, with a six year limit.
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ECMC recognized with Gold Plus Award for heart failure care by AHA

BUFFALO, NEW YORK—Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation has received the Get With The Guidelines©-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association (AHA)/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.
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