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Kidney Transplants Reach Record High at ECMC in 2016; Procedures Improve Quality of Life, Give Hope

118 kidney transplants, from living and deceased donors, reach highest level of transplant activity in ECMC history; 13 pancreas transplants also performed

Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) today announced that 2016 will establish the highest level of kidney transplant activity in the hospital’s history. To date, 118 kidney transplants have taken place at ECMC, coming from both living and deceased donors. Since 2010, kidney transplants at ECMC have increased approximately 19.4%. In addition to the kidney transplants, ECMC’s Regional Transplantation and Kidney Care Center of Excellence performed 13 pancreas transplants in 2016, taking the Center’s total transplants to an all-time high of 131.
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Putting Patients Back Together

ECMC is proud of Dr. Thom Loree being featured in the latest Traffic East publication. His leadership at ECMC’s Center for Cancer and Oncology Care has had a profoundly positive impact both in the hospital and for the patients he and his colleagues serve.
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ECMC Awarded NYS DOH Workforce Training Grant

Medical Center is first hospital to partner with UB Institute on “Trauma-Informed Care” training for Behavioral Health staff

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation officials today announced that ECMC has been awarded a $40,084 grant from the NYS Department of Health for a “Health Workforce Retraining Program” to train ECMC’s workers across the hospital’s Behavioral Health department in Trauma-Informed Care (TIC).
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ECMC Commemorates World AIDS Day

Every year, staff members of ECMC Immunodeficiency Services commemorate World AIDS Day by handing out red ribbons, information and brochures to patients, visitors and employees throughout the day in the medical center main lobby.
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