A new era for health care in Buffalo

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The effort to transform Buffalo into a world-class health care destination and expand UB’s Downtown Campus took a major step forward today as Kaleida Health and UB broke ground for a new 10-story global vascular institute and research building.

The $291-million combined facility, to be located next to Buffalo General Hospital at Goodrich and Ellicott streets, will bring together Kaleida Health physicians and UB researchers in a collaborative effort to deliver state-of-the-art clinical care, produce major breakthroughs on the causes and treatment of vascular disease, and spin off new biotechnology businesses and jobs.

“Today marks a new era for health care delivery in Western New York,” said James R. Kaskie, president and CEO of Kaleida Health. Kaskie also serves as president and CEO of Great Lakes Health, the governing body overseeing the integration of Kaleida Health and the Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC).

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