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ECMCC Board Chair Appointed to Statewide Healthcare Organization Governing Board

Sharon L. Hanson appointed to the Governing Board of the Healthcare Trustees of New York State Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) Board Chair Sharon L. Hanson has been appointed to the Governing Board of the Healthcare Trustees of New York State (HTNYS). The HTNYS Board is composed of 25 Trustees who represent 500 hospitals, continuing care organizations, and health systems from all regions across the state.
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2016 Marks Best Year in Erie County Medical Center Corporation History

Every hospital operations category improves; results highlight delivery of quality healthcare services, busiest year for region’s community hospital

Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) today announced that 2016 was the busiest year in the hospital’s history. From emergency room visits to outpatient visits to both inpatient and outpatient general surgeries, the key categories for measuring ECMC’s operations demonstrated strong, positive growth.
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ECMC Awarded Gilead Sciences “Focus Grant”

Funds will support HIV, hepatitis B and C testing and testing-related services

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation officials today announced that ECMC has been awarded a $351,289 grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc., to develop a replicable model program that embodies best practices in HIV and/or hepatitis screening and linkage to care.
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ECMC performing record number of kidney transplants

Erie County Medical Center is on pace to finish the year with its largest number of kidney transplants ever at the hospital. To date, the medical center has performed 109 kidney transplants in 2016 and 10 kidney-pancreas transplants. That's up from 69 kidney or kidney-pancreas cases in 2012, the year after the hospital opened a $27 million regional transplant and kidney care center as part of a project to combine the once-competitive programs at ECMC and Kaleida Health's Buffalo General Medical Center.
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ECMC Residents Awarded by NY-ACP in Quality Improvement Poster Competition

Aishwarya Bhardwaj ASCVD poster earned first prize; Mansi Nigam OSA poster won second prize

The New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) held their statewide poster competition on November 5th at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City at the NYACP Resident and Medical Student Forum. The competition attracted over 300 abstract submissions with 142 being accepted to the poster competition.
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