The monthly recap of stories featuring Catholic Health that appeared in the local and national news:


March 29, 2017

Good news in 3D: New mammogram machine makes diagnosis easier at Mount St. Mary’s

http://www.niagara-gazette.com/news/local_news/good-news-in-d-new-mammogram-machine-makes-diagnosis-easier/article_5e172827-5ca8-5125-ae37-b2c74bce261f.html

A new mammogram machine at Mount St. Mary’s makes diagnosis easier.  The technology, known as 3D Tomosynthesis, or DBTs, detects significantly more breast cancer than current 2D technology.


March 29, 2017

Showing appreciation on National Doctors’ Day

http://www.kentonbee.com/news/2017-03-29/Editorial/Showing_appreciation_on_National_Doctors_Day.html

Kenmore Mercy honors its medical staff physicians for making a difference in people’s lives and helping the hospital fulfill its mission on National Doctor’s Day.


March 27, 2017

New CEO named at Catholic Health’s Sisters Hospital

http://buffalonews.com/2017/03/27/new-ceo-named-catholic-healths-sisters-hospital/

Martin Boryszak, chief operating officer of Sisters of Charity Hospital, has been named the hospital’s president and chief executive officer.


March 24, 2017

The newest weight loss procedure

http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2017/03/24/the-newest-weight-loss-procedure.html

The Orbera non-surgical weight loss balloon was featured in Business First’s March medical supplement.


March 22, 2017

Cardiology Group of WNY joins Catholic Health

http://buffalonews.com/2017/03/22/cardiology-group-joins-catholic-health/

Cardiology Group of Western New York has joined Catholic Health’s physician practice network.


March 21, 2017

A special volunteer celebrates a very special day

http://www.wgrz.com/news/local/a-special-volunteer-celebrates-a-very-special-day/424324205

Regina O’Connor has volunteered at Sisters Hospital front desk every Tuesday for the past 30 years.  This Tuesday was a very special day, it was her 99th Birthday.


March 6, 2017

Kenmore Mercy doctor performs his 100th da Vinci Robot surgery

http://buffalonews.com/2017/03/06/kenmore-mercy-doctor-performs-100th-da-vinci-robot-surgery/

Kenmore Mercy Hospital passed a milestone recently when Dr. Richard J. Buckley Jr. completed his 100th surgery using the da Vinci Robot surgical system at Kenmore Mercy Hospital.


March 4, 2017

College study group leads to ordination

http://www.observertoday.com/life/religion/2017/03/college-study-group-leads-to-ordination/

Pilar Padron, who spent the summer of 2015 as a Chaplain for the Sisters of Charity Hospital, will be ordained an Episcopal priest on June 3.


March 1, 2017

Colorectal cancer incidents on the rise in young people

http://wivb.com/2017/03/01/colorectal-cancer-incidents-on-the-rise-in-young-people/  

Dr. Bryan Butler, a member of Buffalo Medical Group and a colorectal surgeon at Sisters of Charity Hospital, speaks about this rising trend.


March 1, 2017

A different king of spine surgery

http://www.wgrz.com/news/health/a-different-kind-of-spine-surgery/416996960

A patient who recently underwent minimally invasive spine surgery at Sisters Hospital, St. Joseph Campus shares his experience and successful path to recovery


March 1, 2017

This Month in Western New York Physician Magazine

http://www.wnyphysician.com/

Vascular surgeons Dr.’s Roger Walcott and Paul Anain appear on this month’s issue of Western New York Physician. The article highlights the many ‘firsts’ that they have brought to the region including peripheral stenting in 1967, and their continued passion as leaders in innovation.