Health in Buffalo, NY

The previous installment of this series on DAP ended with a quote that really resonated with me. It perfectly encapsulates the ironic environment we find ourselves in today. There’s a well-…

What is hospice? Find answers to common questions such as "who pays for hospice care," and many other frequently asked questions, by reading our FAQ page.

This is an excerpt from the award winning documentary, Consider the Conversation, a documentary on a taboo subject. It features Dr. Martin Welsh, of California.…

New Yorkers can apply for heating assistance under the Home Energy Assistance Program.

New York State’s CCBHC Demonstration Timeline
On April 1st 2014 the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (H.R. 4302) was enacted, laying the groundwork for the establishment of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). In October 2015, New York State was one of 23 states who were awarded a 1-year planning grant from SAMHSA & CMS to develop a proposal to detail how the CCBHC program model would be designed and implemented in New York State
Under the planning grant, the…

A nurse-driven project assessed how essential oils affected patients with nausea and vomiting.

David Sanfilippo quit smoking four years ago and lost weight, too. He had lots of help from his wife, Dawn, as well as other family membe...

Her name is Trina Ostrander, and at first glance she looks like the nicest person in the world. She’s not bold or flashy, but she is nothing short of remarkable.
Trina has two sons, Ni...

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OMH is conducting a Statewide Virtual Town Hall on November 13, 2018, from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. with Commissioner Ann Sullivan, M.D. The Commissioner will be presenting and taking feedback on several key agency priorities
The town hall will be held online via WebEx to maximize access for public participation, with one site at OMH Central Office for attendees who are unable to access the event online.
This event will provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the OMH vision for…

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A video for parents Media coverage of disasters can worry and frighten children and adolescents. “Disasters” can mean natural disasters like tornadoes or hur...

Check out these questions and considerations if you think a job search or a new nursing career path might be in your future.

Maxim Healthcare Services celebrates it's 30th Anniversary this year! Thank you Caregivers, Patients and Team Members for joining us as we continue this jour...

Watching TV can be a challenge for people with hearing loss. In my home, I have things set up just the way I want them. I use a sound bar that enhances speech over background noise and always watch…

A lack of access to primary care directly correlates to unnecessary emergency room visits, placing an unwarranted burden on emergency medical staff and representing an unnecessary expense to insurance providers and patients alike. A recent study conducted by the American Medical Association revealed that 70% of patients believed they would be unable to see their primary care provider the same day as needed. The study went…

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The Chocolate Bar, located at 114 W Chippewa Street in Downtown Buffalo offers 4,500 SF of successful restaurant space with 1,500 SF dedicated to dining and 3,000 SF for kitchen & storage. Both the business and building are available for SALE/LEASE
This successful restaurant has been in business for over ten years and the site consists of 3 floors, with an available seasonal patio area. The…

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