ECMC News & Media

ECMC Highlights Mental Health Awareness Month (May)

As the Regional Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (COE), Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced it is emphasizing Mental Health Awareness Month.  Throughout the entire month of May, ECMC is bringing greater attention to mental health by holding conferences and instructional sessions for staff and partnering organizations and increasing awareness with the general public.
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ECMC Rehab Behavioral Health Services Receives Grant from Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to be First Hospital in US/Canada to apply New Therapy

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation is proud to announce that it has received a $13,534 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.  The award was one of 75 grants totaling over $600,137 awarded by the Reeve Foundation to nonprofit organizations nationwide that provide more opportunities, access, and daily quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, their families, and caregivers.  Conceived by the late Dana Reeve, the program has awarded over 2,400 grants totaling over $18 million since 1999.
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ECMC recognized/featured by NYS Dept. of Health for Zero Infections

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced the New York State Department of Health (DOH) has recognized and featured ECMC in the State “Hospital-Acquired Infections” report recently published pertaining to the year 2013, for the ECMC Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) success in reducing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSIs) to zero.
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ECMC Immunodeficiency Services earns National Recognition as NCQA “Patient-Centered Medical Home”

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that its Immunodeficiency Services Department recently received formal certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designating the service as a Patient Center Medical HomeTM (PCMHTM)* - Level 3 on Achievement of Recognition for Systematic use of Patient-Centered, Coordinated Care Management Processes.
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