Kiss 98.5 Radio Interviews

Join KISS 98.5 radio personality Janet Snyder each Wednesday morning at 8:45 to hear the latest updates on the Oishei Children's Hospital from physicians, administrators, donors and families. Learn about the exciting differences it will make in the care and treatment of children throughout the region and how the hospital is raising the bar in maternal and pediatric care.

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January 2018

Discussed the Oishei Healthy Kids program at OCH.

January 3, 2018
Dr. Stephen Turkovich, Chief Medical Officer at Oishei Children’s Hospital.
Discussed some of the innovative services and accommodations OCH offers.

Discussed the Oishei Healthy Kids program at OCH.

December 20, 2017
Kirsten Newby, Health Home Administrator for Oishei Healthy Kids at Oishei Children’s Hospital.
Discussed the Oishei Healthy Kids program at OCH.

Discussed the many ways WNYers can help kids and families at OCH during the holidays and throughout the year.

December 13, 2017
Sue Mirabella, Entertainment & Donation Coordinator and Child Life Specialist at Oishei Children’s Hospital
Discussed the many ways WNYers can help kids and families at OCH during the holidays and throughout the year.

Partnership between UNYTS and Kaleida Health, and how you can help save a life this holiday season.

December 6, 2017
Amanda Farrell, director of Blood Donor Recruitment @UNYTS
Partnership between UNYTS and Kaleida Health, and how you can help save a life this holiday season.

Move Recap

November 29, 2017
Victoria Kucinski, NICU Nurse Manager at Oishei Children’s Hospital
Discusses the features of the new NICU, why moms should deliver at OCH and Prematurity Awareness Month

Move Recap

November 22, 2017
Joshua Lynch MD, Emergency Medicine Physician, Kaleida Health and ECMC and Flight Physician and System Medical Director, Mercy Flight
The critical services Mercy Flight provides in WNY

Move Recap

November 15, 2017
Cassandra Church, Move Clinical project manager & director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Oishei Children’s Hospital
Move Recap

Discusses the important details about the historic move to the brand new Oishei Children’s Hospital on Friday.

November 8, 2017
Allegra Jaros, president of Oishei Children’s Hospital
Discusses the important details about the historic move to the brand new Oishei Children’s Hospital on Friday

Discusses the family council’s role in shaping the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

November 1, 2017
Ken Swan, member of the Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Family Advisory Council
Discusses the family council’s role in shaping the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital

Discusses the latest updates on the move to the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital taking place on November 10.

October 25, 2017
Mike Hughes, Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff for Kaleida Health
Discusses the latest updates on the move to the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital taking place on November 10

Joe's Deli coming to the new Oishei Children's Hospital.

October 18, 2017
Joe Lyons, Owner of Joe's Deli
Joe's Deli coming to the new Oishei Children's Hospital.

Key Bank’s $300,000 donation to assist with next month’s move from Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo to the new Oishei Children’s Hospital.

October 11, 2017
Gary , KeyBank Upstate New York Regional Executive
Key Bank’s $300,000 donation to assist with next month’s move from Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo to the new Oishei Children’s Hospital.

They discussed how the volunteer efforts are making the upcoming move to the oishei children’s hospital possible.

October 4, 2017
McKenzie Mattison, Manager of Volunteer & Family Services at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, and Lisa Schmidt, COO at Buffalo General Medical Center/Support Services for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo.
They discussed how the volunteer efforts are making the upcoming move to the oishei children’s hospital possible.

Phase 3 of the upcoming relocation of outpatient services.

September 27, 2017
Jessica Mabie, Director of Strategic Planning and Implementation at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Phase 3 of the upcoming relocation of outpatient services.

How to fight fall allergies.

September 20, 2017
Heather Lehman, MD, medical director of Allergy and Immunology at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
How to fight fall allergies.

Treatments and new studies on Cystic Fibrosis being done right here in WNY.

September 13, 2017
Danielle Goetz, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center of WNY at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Treatments and new studies on Cystic Fibrosis being done right here in WNY.

Discusses back to school health and safety for kids.

September 6, 2017
Dennis Kuo, MD, Division Chief of General Pediatrics at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Discusses back to school health and safety for kids.

The Grand Island Challenge

August 30, 2017
Stacey Watt, MD, Chief of Anesthesiology, Kaleida Health, Denise Dunbar, Principal of Sidway Elementary School
The Grand Island Challenge

Oishei Children’s Hospital Lullaby Contest

August 23, 2017
Jessica Mabie, Director of Strategic Planning and Implementation at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Oishei Children’s Hospital Lullaby Contest

Special moments with over 45 years of experience

August 16, 2017
Donna Alessi, RN, critical care nurse and the longest tenured NICU Nurse at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Special moments with over 45 years of experience.

Fundraising efforts to support a private room for patients and families to gather on the neuro-oncology unit at Oishei Children's Hospital.

August 9, 2017
Barbara Webber and Shelley Martin, of Jessa's Quest Foundation
Fundraising efforts to support a private room for patients and families to gather on the neuro-oncology unit at Oishei Children's Hospital.

Discusses World Breastfeeding Week

August 2, 2017
Sandee Anderson, RN, Mother Baby Unit and Lactation Consultant at Women & Children's Hospital
Discusses World Breastfeeding Week

Detailed planning involved in moving to the Oshei Children's Hospital in November

July 26, 2017
Aaron Archie, Environmental Services Aide at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Discusses how he interacts with the kids at the hospital and his recent recognition–“Children’s Class of 2017” May Honoree.

Detailed planning involved in moving to the Oshei Children's Hospital in November

July 19, 2017
Cassandra Church, clinical project manager and director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Detailed planning involved in moving to the Oshei Children's Hospital in November

Signage Installation at OISHEI

July 12, 2017
Mike Hughes, senior vice president, chief of staff at Kaleida Health and Chris McCaffrey, owner of Ulrich Signs
Signage Installation at OISHEI

Tops’ support of the new Oishei Children’s Hospital

July 5, 2017
Frank Curci, CEO,Tops Friendly Markets & Chair, Kaleida Health Board of Directors
Tops' support of the new Oishei Children's Hospital

Oishei Children's Hospital Construction Update

June 28, 2017
Mickey Mariacher, Director of Construction Management at Kaleida Health
Oishei Children's Hospital Construction Update

Summer Safety Tips

June 21, 2017
Kathryn Bass, MD, Pediatric Surgeon and Director of Trauma at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Summer Safety Tips

Child Vision Awareness Month

June 14, 2017
Andrew Reynolds, MD, Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Associate Program Director for the Ophthalmology Residency Program for UB
Child Vision Awareness Month

Sun Safety & Skincare

June 07, 2017
Ilene Rothman, MD, Chief of Pediatric Dermatology
Sun Safety & Skincare

The Role of Clinical Engineering in the move to the Oishei Children's Hospital

May 31, 2017
Ed Bauerlein, Director of Clinical Engineering, Kaleida Health
The Role of Clinical Engineering in the move to the Oishei Children's Hospital

Transportation of patients during the move to Oshei Children's Hospital

May 24, 2017
Scott Karaszewski, Chief EMS Officer, East Region, American Medical Response
Transportation of patients during the move to Oshei Children's Hospital

pediatric stroke treatment in WNYh

May 17, 2017
Osman Farooq, MD, Pediatric Neurologist at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Pediatric Stroke Treatment in WNY

Brain Tumor Awareness Month

May 10, 2017
Lorna Fitzpatrick, MD, Pediatric Oncologist at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Brain Tumor Awareness Month

The nursing profession and upcoming nurse's week celebration

May 5, 2017
Cherie Hepp, nurse recruiter at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
The nursing profession and upcoming nurse's week celebrations

Lilly Lunch to Support Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

April 26, 2017
Juliana Ragusa, Tony Walker & Company
Lilly Lunch to Support Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

The Super Hero Walk next Saturday and their continued support for Oishei Children's Hospital

April 19, 2017
Amber Pietrobono, public relations manager at Fisher Price
The Super Hero Walk next Saturday and their continued support for Oishei Children's Hospital

The signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder and how to schedule an evaluation at the Autism Center

April 12, 2017
Michelle Hartley-McAndrew, MD, neurodevelopment disabilities specialist at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
The signs and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder and how to schedule an evaluation at the Autism Center

The Super Hero Walk

April 5, 2017
Rob Moore, Co-founder and President, Moore for Kids
The Super Hero Walk and the pledge Moore for Kids has made for those who join their team

The “Mayor” of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

March 29, 2017
Brian Pempsell, lead painter, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
The “Mayor” of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

Ethan Allen's Support of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

March 22, 2017
Ken Slomovitz, Managing Partner of Ethan Allen of Western New York
Ethan Allen’s Support of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

Changes at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Over the Years

March 15, 2017
Gail Szucs, Manager of Rehabilitation Services, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Changes at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Over the Years

Pediatric Orthopedics

March 8, 2017
Michael Ferrick, MD, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Pediatric Orthopedics

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and Couplet Care

March 1, 2017
Dianne Charsha, chief nurse and clinical operations officer, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Baby-Friendly Initiative and Couplet Care

Wake Up Safe Program

February 22, 2017
Stacey Watt, MD, chief of anesthesiology at Kaleida Health and pediatric anesthesiologist at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Wake Up Safe Program

Family Resource Center

February 15, 2017
Ann Maghran, family center care coordinator, and Dona Cameron, Stone's Buddies Program family member Family Resource Center

Pediatric Orthopaedics

February 8, 2017
Jeremy Doak, MD, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Pediatric Orthopaedics

OB/GYN Centers

February 1, 2017
Julie Szumigala, MD, FACOG, lead physician, Kensington OB/GYN, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo OB/GYN Centers

Support of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

January 25, 2017
Henry Gorino and Chuck Mauro, local restauranteurs Support of Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo

Improvment of Care for Children with Asthma

January 18, 2017
Jamie Wooldridge, MD, chief division of pulmonology at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Improvment of Care for Children with Asthma

Oishei Healthy Kids Program

January 11, 2017
Momba Chia, director of public health, Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo Oishei Healthy Kids Program

Sepsis Awareness & Prevention

January 4, 2017
Amanda B. Hassinger, MD, MS, Director of Quality & Patient Safety, PICU Sepsis Awareness & Prevention