ECMC News & Media Archives

American Cancer Society check presentation to ECMC for Colorectal Cancer Initiative

Colon Cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, is highly preventable, and highly treatable. An American Cancer Society (ACS) grant aimed at making a difference in the lives of underserved men and women in Western New York includes $82,000 for ECMC to enhance education, screening, and early detection for patients at risk for colorectal cancer.
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ECMC Awards Certificates of Appreciation

The ECMC Board of Directors presented Certificates of Appreciation to members of the NFTA Transit Police, ECMC Police and the ECMC Emergency Department for their coordinated effort on March 15, 2017 in saving the life of a defenseless infant, who was rescued by NFTA Transit Police Officer David Capretto and transported by Officer Capretto to ECMC's Emergency Department.
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ECMC Internal Medicine Center Earns NCQA “Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition”

National organization's quality standards based on use of systematic, patient-centered, coordinated care that supports access, communication and patient involvement. Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation today announced that the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) informed ECMC that its Internal Medicine Center has achieved recognition status for "Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), Recognized–Level 3." The effective dates of this Recognition begin March 6, 2017 and expire March 6, 2020.
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