When #BillsMafia and fans across the globe responded to the passing of Josh Allen’s grandmother, Patricia Allen, by donating to John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH), a cause close to the Bills quarterback, Buffalo native Sue McCollum was watching from a distance from her home in St. Louis, MO. Today, she donated $217,000 to the hospital, launching donations to the Patricia Allen Fund past $1 million.
Care for children battling cancer in Western New York received a positive boost today when The 11 Day Power Play presented a check for $50,000 at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, where children and teens battling cancer receive expert medical care as part of a joint collaboration between Oishei Children’s Hospital and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only program of its kind in the region. This incredible donation will support the bone marrow transplant program that provides pediatric cancer patients with cutting-edge treatment and care right here in Western New York.
Following the recent outpouring of support to John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital from Buffalo Bills fans across the globe, the hospital has announced plans to launch a new fund to honor quarterback Josh Allen’s grandmother. The ‘Patricia Allen Fund’ will provide ongoing support for hospital patients.
John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital is saying ‘thank you’ to #BillsMafia and fans around the globe for the outpouring of donations they received this week in memory of Josh Allen’s grandmother, Patricia Allen. Today the hospital unveiled a large banner in front of the hospital reading ‘Thank you Bills Mafia and fans across the globe for your support, in memory of Patricia Allen.’
The Kaleida Health Foundation and The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation, have been awarded $2.4 million from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to support and launch various programs and care for the health of the Western New York (WNY) Community. The four grants will support programs at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital and the Visiting Nursing Association of WNY
Due to a severe respiratory virus and influenza season in our community, Oishei Children's Hospital is temporarily implementing an ENHANCED VISITATION POLICY, effective immediately.
John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital was named a Top Children’s Hospital for the second consecutive year by The Leapfrog Group, a national hospital watchdog organization. The distinction, which recognizes hospital achievements in patient safety and quality, is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive.
Oishei Children’s Hospital is the only hospital in New York State to receive a Top Children's Hospital distinction.
The clinical team from the Roswell Park Oishei Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Program has successfully performed the region’s first pediatric bone marrow transplant for 19-year-old sickle cell patient Kayla Rushing, effectively curing her of the inherited blood disease.
John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital has been named an Accredited Center of Care by the Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF), a national nonprofit committed to improving the health outcomes and quality of life for children with cardiomyopathy. Oishei Children's Hospital joins only 38 other hospitals in the United States to receive this designation.
Oishei Children's Hospital introduces lactation suite for gameday moms at Sahlen Field
Former New England Patriot Rob Gronkowski, his brother Dan, and father Gordie, Western New York natives and founders of Gronk Nation Youth Foundation visited with children and families at John R. Oishei Children's Hospital today.
The Gronkowskis presented a check for $50,000 to the Kiss Cares for Kids/WBEN Radiothon. Their contribution propelled the total raised for The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation to $263,000, which will fund the purchase of a new ENT video tower.
Allegra Jaros, president, Oishei Children’s Hospital was joined by Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo), along with Kaleida Health staff and local community and government leaders, to unveil the 10,000 blankets collected as part of the annual Warm Up WNY blanket drive. Designed to bring the comforts of home to our region's youngest patients during hospital stays, the drive ran from November 2018 through February 2019, in partnership with more than two dozen community and government leaders.
Three photographs of Oishei Children’s Hospital patients and caregivers taken by Kaleida Health medical photographer, Joe Cascio, were selected for inclusion in the 2019-2020 Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit, the result of a national competition by the Children’s Hospital Association.
John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital announced plans for Learning, Caring, Healing, an interactive Oishei Children’s Hospital exhibit inside the new 43,000-square-foot Explore & More Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum opening at Canalside in spring 2019.
Fisher-Price has created and donated custom Power Wheels cars to make heading into surgery a little more fun for patients at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital.
Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital was named a 'Top Children’s Hospital' by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization.
Oishei Children’s Hospital now offers exclusive gift packages for purchase, aimed at enhancing the comfort and overall experience for new moms.
On Tuesday, May 22, longtime Kaleida Health partner American Medical Response (AMR), and the country’s leading provider of medical transportation, unveiled a specially-designed neonatal transport ambulance exclusively for the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital.
Hodge Pediatrics, an Oishei Children’s Hospital facility, permanently closed its doors at 125 Hodge Avenue on Thursday, March 1 and reopened as Niagara Street Pediatrics on Wednesday, March 7 at 8:00 a.m. The move marks the final relocation from the Bryant Street campus and will ensure greater access to high quality pediatric primary medical care for kids and families.
On Wednesday, December 13, Oishei Children’s Hospital hosted Fisher-Price/Mattel executives for their annual toy giveaway as they dressed as Santa Claus and his helpers to spread holiday cheer to pediatric patients and their families being cared for at the new hospital.
On Tuesday, November 28, patients, families and care providers celebrated the first tree lighting ceremony at the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital. The event marked the beginning of the holiday season as many gathered to view the illumination of the towering evergreen trees outside Oishei Children’s Hospital.
We are excited to share with you the newest TV commercial for Oishei Children’s Hospital which debuted this past weekend during the Buffalo Bills game.
After years of construction, planning and practice, the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital officially opened on Friday, November 10 after 125 inpatient moms, kids and infants from Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo were safely transported to the new hospital located 1.2 miles away on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
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Allegra Jaros, President of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo was joined by WKBW-TV Anchor, Ashley Rowe, for the Children’s Lullaby Contest Live Finale event held at City Honors School on Thursday, November 2.
Updated Phone List for Oishei Children’s Outpatient Center
Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo joined Jody Lomeo, president and CEO of Kaleida Health, along with board members, donors, physicians, elected officials, community members and patient families to celebrate the formal dedication of the new Oishei Children's Hospital.
Please show your support for all patients in need of blood throughout Western New York by donating at the UNYTS Blood Drive at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo on Tuesday, September 26 from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Alford Auditorium.
As of Monday, October 2, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB) successfully completed phase three of outpatient specialty clinic moves from their existing location on Bryant Street to the Oishei Children’s Outpatient Center inside Conventus located at 1001 Main Street.
As the move to Oishei Children’s Hospital is fast-approaching, the Kaleida Health Federal Credit Unit (KHFCU) branch at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo (WCHOB) will be closing permanently at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 19.