Buffalo hospital expands OR to prep for Level I bid


Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y., will undertake a $3.2 million surgery department renovation as it prepares to seek Level I verification from the American College of Surgeons, according to a Buffalo Business First report.

The renovation will enable the hospital to create a designated trauma OR. It will also help the surgery department accommodate growth in non-trauma case volume. Total surgical volume was less than 9,000 cases in 2010 but is projected to climb to 13,000 cases by 2016, according to the news report. Read More

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