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News Archive - 2016

A colourful drawing of a winter scene depicting Extraordinary Caring was selected as the grand prize winner of Niagara Health’s 10th Annual Holiday Card Contest. The picture showing a person reaching out to a stranger in need with a helping hand is featured as the…
In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Niagara Health is proud to announce we’ve raised a record $75,470 this year for United Way through employee giving.  Niagara Health’s 2016 workplace campaign committee set an optimistic goal of…
Shopping malls and hospitals – two places guaranteed to be busy over the holidays. But, just like shopping online, there are options when it comes to healthcare during the winter months. There are many community-based care options for patients who don’t…
Discharged patients at risk of readmission now have enhanced access to services in the community and medical expertise, thanks to a new model of care designed to reduce unnecessary trips to the hospital. The Integrated Comprehensive Care (ICC) program, launched by…
OneFoundation for Niagara Health System (NHS) is pleased to announce that Roger D. Ali is joining OneFoundation in the role of President & Chief Executive Officer on January 16, 2017. In  this  important  fundraising  role,  Mr.  Roger…
At Niagara Health, we’re here to help build a healthier Niagara. We know the holidays are a busy time of year, which is why it is so important to try to stay healthy. Check back here each week day from December 8 to December 23 as we count down the 12 Days of…
Innovation plays a vital role in improving healthcare delivery, patient satisfaction and patient outcomes. Advancements in medical technology allow our healthcare providers to better diagnose, treat and care for their patients. Niagara Health is on the leading edge of…
Flu season is upon us. It's important to protect you and your children from getting germs or spreading germs at home, work and school. The flu spreads easily from infected persons through coughing and sneezing or by touching contaminated surfaces such as toys, doorknobs,…
Members of Niagara Health’s team who go above and beyond to help patients with their physical, emotional and personal needs are being recognized as part of this year’s 10th annual Interprofessional Practice Awards. This year’s award recipients include…
For years, John Whitehead figured he was managing his diabetes well on his own. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of nine, Mr. Whitehead admits he thought he “should know it all” given he had lived with the condition for more than 35 years. But about…