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BRMC achieves platinum level in Donate Life Hospital Challenge

Nov 20, 2017

The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, the Center for Organ Recovery and Education, Gift of Life Donor Program and Pennsylvania Department of Health recognized Bradford Regional Me...

BRMC to offer Thanksgiving meals

Nov 17, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center, a Kaleida Health facility and member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, plans to make the Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be ho...

Foothills Medical Group earns PCMH recognition

Nov 17, 2017

Foothills Medical Group received Patient Centered Medical Home recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its patient centered, quality and coordinated care. Earning PCMH recog...

BRMC to hold disaster drill

Nov 13, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center, the Pavilion at BRMC, Bradford City Fire, Bradford City Police and McKean County Emergency Management Services will conduct a joint disaster drill at 1 p.m., Wednesda...

BRMC community events

Nov 09, 2017

Basic Life Support for Medical Providers – 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Nov. 13, Bradford Regional Medical Center, Education Center Classroom B, third floor. To register, call 716/375-6217. Grief Relief &n...

Publication of patient names to end

Nov 07, 2017

Effective Nov. 17, Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital, member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, will end the practice of offering local newspapers the names of patie...

BRMC community events

Oct 30, 2017

Diabetes Self-Management Training Group Classes - 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Nov. 2, 9, 16, Center for Diabetes and Nutrition Education office, Bradford Regional Medical Center. Each class covers different di...

HAP presents achievement award to BRMC

Oct 26, 2017

Andy Carter, president and chief executive officer, Hospital and Healthsystem of Pennsylvania, presents the 2017 Community Champions Award to Cheryl Wier, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, as Timothy J. Finan, pre...

BRMC Community Breakfast program to offer opioid update

Oct 18, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, will present an opioid epidemic update during its final 2017 Community Breakfast series program Wednesday, Nov. 15 a...

BRMC community events

Oct 13, 2017

Friends and Family CPR – 1:30 p.m., Oct. 17, classroom B, Bradford Regional Medical Center. This course is for those ages 10 and up; does not provide a course completion card. For information, c...

A Girl's Night Out

Oct 06, 2017

Motivational speaker Valorie Burton entertains more than 600 women during the seventh annual A Girl’s Night Out at the Seneca Allegany Casino Oct. 5. The Olean General Hospital and Bradford Reg...

BRMC welcomes children for Buddy’s First Visit

Oct 04, 2017

Theresa Potter, LPN, emergency room, helps a student from St. Bernard’s Elementary School listen to her heart with a stethoscope during Buddy’s First Visit at Bradford Regional Medical Ce...

BRMC community events

Sep 28, 2017

Upper Allegheny Alzheimer Support Group – 5:30 p.m., Oct. 2, Admin Room C (ground floor), Bradford Regional Medical Center. Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups are conducted b...

BRMC staff honored for years of service

Sep 27, 2017

BRMC employees Sharon LeMage and Patty Luna were among the honorees recognized for 40 years of service to the hospital. Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health Sy...

Pain specialist joins Foothills Medical Group

Sep 26, 2017

Foothills Medical Group, Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center announced the appointment of Javaid Malik, MD, a specialist in pain medicine, effective Oct. 5. Dr. Malik has 20 y...

Car seat check to be held at BRMC

Sep 15, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center will host a car seat safety check from 10 a .m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 19 at the Pavilion’s parking lot.Staff will be on hand to inspect age-appropriate car seats and ...

BRMC continues Community Breakfast series on Kaleida affiliation

Sep 11, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, will kick off the fall segment of its Community Breakfast series in October. “A Conversation with the CEOs&rdq...

BRMC community events

Sep 01, 2017

Diabetes Self-Management Training Group Classes – 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Sept. 7, 14, 21, Bradford Regional Medical Center’s Center for Diabetes and Nutrition Education office. A medical provider...

BRMC School of Radiography graduates seven

Aug 25, 2017

The Bradford Regional Medical Center School of Radiography held its graduation ceremony Aug. 24 at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The graduates were, pictured, from left, Allison Lind...

BRMC donates backpacks for area students

Aug 24, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center, a member of Upper Allegheny Health System, packed 200 backpacks recently with a variety of school supplies which will benefit area students in grades K through 5 th...

James E. O’Mara Cardiology Imaging Suite dedicated

Aug 23, 2017

Pictured, from left, are State Rep. Martin Causer, the Rev. Leo Gallina, Dr. Kimberly Young O'Mara, Dr. Steven Herrmann, Sen. Joe Scarnati, Timothy J. Finan.  The James “J.E.” O&rsqu...

Yaworsky named CIO to Know

Aug 11, 2017

Jason Yaworsky, senior vice president, chief information officer, Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital, Bradford Regional Medical Center, was named to the list of100 Community Hospit...

BRMC holds events for Breastfeeding Week

Aug 09, 2017

Pictured, from left, Amanda Brzezinski, RN, Healthy Beginnings Plus, Molly Kloss RN, Tazharae Bauer, WIC, Bobbie Green, WIC, Jean Stratton, WIC, Deb Souchik, WIC, Julia Jackson, LPN, HBP. Not picture...

BRMC community events

Jul 21, 2017

Grief Relief Support Group – 4 p.m., July 25, Bradford Area Public Library. This group offers a friendly environment of caring people who will walk alongside those who are dealing with one of li...

Betters Breathers Club to meet July 26

Jul 14, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center’s Breathe Easy pulmonary support group will get a breath of fresh air and a name change. Moving forward, the support group will be known as the American Lung Ass...

UAHS named Most Wired

Jul 10, 2017

For the second consecutive year, Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), representing member hospitals Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital, has been named to the nation’s ...

BRMC community events

Jul 03, 2017

Basic Life Support for Medical Providers – 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., July 10, 31, Education Center Classroom B, third floor, Bradford Regional Medical Center. To register, call 716/375-6217. Upper Al...

BRMC community events

Jun 20, 2017

Grief Relief Support Group – 4 p.m., June 27, Bradford Area Public Library. This group offers a friendly environment of caring people who will walk alongside those who are dealing with one of li...

BRMC to host OB/GYN expert

Jun 13, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center will host a leading obstetrics and gynecologic physician and professor who will present a discussion for obstetrics, emergency and hospitalist staff June 30. Tom West...

BRMC and OGH take the final step of integration process

Jun 05, 2017

In 2009 Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital came together under a common parent organization with the creation of Upper Allegheny Health System. The integration of the two hosp...

BRMC presents nursing scholarships

May 11, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center awarded scholarships during a luncheon May 10 at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The Bradford Hospital Foundation and BRMC Auxiliary presented scholarships t...

BRMC honors volunteers

May 10, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center honored its volunteers for their time and service to the hospital during a luncheon May 10 at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The hospital recognized 115 act...

BRMC community events

Apr 28, 2017

Upper Allegheny Alzheimer Support Group – 5:30 p.m., May 1, Admin Room C (ground floor), Bradford Regional Medical Center. Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups are conducted by...

Bradford Hospital Foundation establishes O’Mara Fund

Apr 27, 2017

The Bradford Hospital Foundation announced the establishment of the James E. O’Mara Memorial Fund. O’Mara was a tireless advocate for rural healthcare. He served the Bradford Hospital Fou...

BRMC to present program e-health

Apr 24, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center will present “E-health – what does it mean to you and your family” Wednesday, May 10 at the Bradford Club, 32 Boylston St., Bradford. In a world of p...

BRMC, OGH lab staff honored

Apr 21, 2017

Pictured, in front, is Dineen Mohr; middle row, Amy Johnson, Jennifer Faulkner, Kelly Moonan, Brittany Baer; and in back, Melissa Sinks, Kimberly Slocum, Sue Everetts, Laurie Mann. Associated Clinic...

Bake sale benefits Meals on Wheels

Apr 17, 2017

Bonnie Lowe, a Bradford Regional Medical Center hospice volunteer, of Lewis Run prepares for the hospice bake sale April 12 at BRMC. Volunteers raised more than $700 for the Meals on Wheels Benevolen...

BRMC to present program on sexual assault

Apr 05, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center will present “What everyone should know about sexual assault” Wednesday, April 12 at the Bradford Club, 32 Boylston St., Bradford. Presented by Cheryl Wier...

Owens, McKinley honored

Apr 03, 2017

Jill Owens, MD, at left, and Sandra McKinley were honored during Bradford Regional Medical Center’s Seventh Annual Spring Swing Gala April 1 at the Pennhills Club. Dr. Owens, Bradford physician...

Marasco elected to Upper Allegheny Health System board

Mar 31, 2017

Upper Allegheny Health System elected Julie Marasco to the health system’s board of directors at its March 29 meeting. Marasco is region president of Northwest. As a member of the UAHS board of...

Bradford Hospital Foundation accepting nursing scholarship applications

Mar 28, 2017

The Bradford Hospital Foundation is accepting applications for nursing scholarships for the fall 2017 semester. The Doris Winship Newton Nurse Education Scholarship is open to RNs employed at Bradford...

UAHS, Kaleida Health affiliation moves forward

Mar 09, 2017

The New York State Public Health and Health Planning Council has approved the active parent model for Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) and Kaleida Health. Under terms of the proposal, Kaleida Heal...

March community calendar

Mar 01, 2017

Friends and Family CPR – 6-8 p.m., March 1, Education Center Classroom B, third floor, Bradford Regional Medical Center. For information, call 814/362-8288. Basic Life Support for Medical Provid...

Finan to present report to the community, annual meeting

Feb 28, 2017

Timothy J. Finan, president and chief executive officer, of Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, will present “A Report to the Community an...

BRMC campus to become tobacco free

Feb 10, 2017

Effective March 1, 2017, the campus of Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, will be tobacco-free. The policy will apply to everyone who works or visits t...

BRMC to run Meals on Wheels

Feb 08, 2017

The search for a new organization to run the Meals on Wheels program in Bradford has concluded with the announcement that Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC) has stepped up to assume operations of...

General surgeon joins BRMC

Feb 02, 2017

Bradford Regional Medical Center has announced the appointment of Rabie Stephan, MD, FACS, general surgery, to its medical staff and the Foothills Medical Group in Bradford. Dr. Stephan has more than...

Cardiac rehab important in fight against heart disease

Feb 01, 2017

by Jason Nuzzo, cardiac rehab coordinator, Upbeat, BRMC We’ve heard all the stories before. A 65-year-old male retires and suddenly has a heart attack, needing triple bypass. The 45-year-old bu...

BRMC to honor leaders at annual gala

Jan 31, 2017

The Bradford Regional Medical Center will hold its seventh annual Spring Swing Gala April 1 at the Pennhills Club in Bradford, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The 2017 dinner dance will honor Jill M. Owens, M...

UAHS, Kaleida clear first hurdle for affiliation

Jan 26, 2017

The New York State Department of Health Committee on Establishment and Project Review today voted to approve the active parent model for Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) and Kaleida Health. UAHS&r...

Dr. Javed named to state board of trustees

Jan 10, 2017

Muhammed Javed, MD, longtime board member of Upper Allegheny Health System and a specialist in nephrology, has been elected to the governing board of the HealthCare Trustees of New York State. Dr. Ja...

Dr. Hay to join Women's Health

Dec 29, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center has announced the appointment of D. Lee Hay, MD, obstetrics and gynecology, to the Women’s Health Services team and the Foothills Medical Group in Bradford star...

BRMC to offer Christmas meals

Dec 20, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, plans to make the Christmas holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be home with their families. For those...

Becker named to Aramark’s Ring of Stars

Nov 21, 2016

Julie Becker, general manager, food and nutrition services at Upper Allegheny Health Systems, with member hospitals Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, was honored by Aramark,...

BRMC to offer Thanksgiving meals

Nov 21, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, plans to make the Thanksgiving holiday a little brighter for patients who cannot be home with their families. For th...

Get Smart about Antibiotics

Nov 18, 2016

by Paul T. Green, Pharm.D., MHA, BCPSClinical Manager, Pharmacy, Upper Allegheny Health System, Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital The Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...

OGH, BRMC want physicians to come “Home for the Holidays”

Nov 17, 2016

Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, are gearing up their “Home for the Holidays” physician referral program. The...

BRMC staff honored for years of service

Oct 03, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, honored its staff for their dedicated years of service to the hospital during an employee service award ceremony, Tu...

New lab system shows impressive results

Oct 03, 2016

The laboratories at Olean General Hospital (OGH) and Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC), member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, are seeing increased accuracy and improved turnaround t...

BRMC to present program on advance directives

Sep 27, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center will present “Advance Directives” Wednesday, October 12 at the Bradford Club, 32 Boylston St., Bradford. Presented by Joy Lavelle, admissions coordinator, ...

New BRMC café opens

Sep 27, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center opened its new $591,000 café to employees, physicians and visitors September 26. The soft opening was a prelude to an official grand opening of the new facility...

BRMC to light October pink for breast cancer awareness

Sep 22, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center encourages people to light their porches pink during October for breast cancer awareness month. BRMC is selling pink light bulbs at the hospital’s gift for $5 ea...

BRMC to present program on addiction

Aug 19, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center will present “Addiction…it’s not a choice” Wednesday, September 14 at the Bradford Club, 32 Boylston St., Bradford.  Presented by BRMC&r...

BRMC donates backpacks for area students

Aug 19, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center packed 200 backpacks recently with a variety of school supplies which will benefit area students in grades K through 5 this school year. The donated backpacks will be...

UAHS among nation's Most Wired health systems

Jul 06, 2016

Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) representing member hospitals Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital, has been named to the nation’s list of Most Wired® hospitals a...

WIC, Health Beginnings offices to relocate

Jun 20, 2016

The offices of Healthy Beginnings Plus and Women Infants and Children (WIC) will be relocating from 222 W. Washington St., Bradford to Bradford Regional Medical Center June 23 and 24. Both offices wil...

BRMC receives mammography reaccreditation from ACR

Jun 10, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, has been awarded a three-year term of reaccreditation in mammography as the result of an extensive review by th...

BRMC dedicates Zenaide Schnaffner Still Oncology Suite

Jun 10, 2016

Bradford Regional Medical Center dedicated the Zenaide Schaffner Still Oncology Suite Friday.                 The suite is na...

Upper Allegheny, Kaleida Health to affiliate

May 24, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - May 25, 2016   OLEAN, N.Y. (May 24, 2016) – Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) has signed a letter of intent to affiliate with the Kaleida Health system, a m...

BRMC honors volunteers

May 23, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - May 24, 2016 Bradford Regional Medical Center honored its volunteers for their time and service to the hospital and awarded several scholarships during a luncheon May 18...

BRMC prepares for new cafe

May 20, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - May 21, 2016 Construction on a new café at Bradford Regional Medical Center is expected to start next month.       The hospital’s f...

Finan to present BRMC review

Mar 31, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 4/1/16 Timothy J. Finan, president and chief executive officer, of Upper Allegheny Health System, Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, will prese...

Students donate to BRMC oncology patients

Mar 23, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 3/25/16 Colleges for a Cure, a special interest club at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, members recently delivered gift bags to oncology patients at Bradford Re...

BRMC earns echocardiography accreditation

Mar 08, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 3/9/16    Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, has been awarded a three-year term of reaccreditation in ech...

BRMC designated Blue Distinction Center for maternity care

Mar 08, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 3/11/16 In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality, affordable maternity care, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield announced that Bradford ...

BRMC earns ultrasound accreditation

Mar 07, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 3/8/16 Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospital of Upper Allegheny Health System, has been awarded a three-year term of reaccreditation in OB/GYN, general ...

Dr. Fiorentino appointed to UAHS board

Feb 25, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 2/26/16 Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) elected Lisa Fiorentino, Ph.D, R.N., to the health system’s Board of Directors at its February 24 meeting. Dr. Fiorent...

BRMC dedicates Sabrina K. Goode Mammography Suite

Feb 23, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 2/24/16    Bradford Regional Medical Center dedicated the Sabrina K. Goode Mammography Suite Tuesday.    The suite is named in memory of Goode wh...

Bradford Regional Medical Center to honor leaders at annual gala

Feb 11, 2016

printed in The Bradford Era - 2/12/16 The Bradford Regional Medical Center will hold its sixth annual Spring Swing Gala April 9 at the Pennhills Club in Bradford, beginning at 5:30 p.m.   The 201...

Bradford Regional Medical Center to host community breakfast series

Feb 02, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 2/3/16 Bradford Regional Medical Center will host a new community breakfast series to inform the community of the quality of care and accomplishments happening at the hos...

Bradford Regional Medical Center, Olean General Hospital recognize McDowell, re-elect board members

Jan 28, 2016

printed in the Bradford Era - 1/29/16 The Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center board of directors recognized Richard McDowell, Ph.D., presi...

OGH and BRMC Introduce New Communications Tool

Dec 18, 2015

 printed in the Bradford Era - 12/18/15 OGH and BRMC Introduce New Communications Tool Enhances Language Assistance  Olean General Hospital and Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hos...

Quality Efforts Showing Results at BRMC and OGH

Dec 18, 2015

  Quality Efforts Showing Results at BRMC and OGH The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that for fiscal year 2016, 758 hospitals were penalized under ...

OGH and BRMC Add High Tech Weapons to Combat Hospital Infections

Nov 10, 2015

Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC) and Olean General Hospital (OGH), member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, have acquired the latest in advanced ultraviolet technology to create a s...

Dr. Pena to Assume Care of OB/GYN Patients

Apr 17, 2014

BRADFORD, PA— Rhonda Pena, MD, a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology, will assume the care of patients in the office of Abaz Sosic, M.D., 54 Boylston Street, Bradford, as of Monday, Apr...

UAHS Welcomes Bill Purcell to Cutco Theater for Obesity Discussion

Mar 06, 2014

The Upper Allegheny Health System and member hospitals Bradford Regional Medical Center and Olean General Hospital will welcome William “Bill” Purcell to the Jamestown Community College Cu...

Upper Allegheny Health System appoints new Vice President of Quality

Mar 06, 2014

Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) has announced the appointment of Gail A. Bagazzoli, BSN, RN, to serve as Vice President of Quality for UAHS and member hospitals Bradford Regional Medical Center a...

Harry and Kay Halloran, and Roger R. Laroche, M.D. to be honored at Fourth Annual Spring Swing Gala

Feb 05, 2014

The Bradford Regional Medical Center Foundation and the Bradford Regional Medical Center Auxiliary which support Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC) will hold their Fourth Annual Spring Swing Gala...

McKean County VNA & Hospice Named as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite

Nov 26, 2013

McKean County Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) & Hospice a department of Bradford Regional Medical Center has been named a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite™, a recognition of the top-pe...

BRMC Launches Nation's First Hospital Based Internet Addiction Treatment Center

Sep 03, 2013

Bradford Regional Medical Center has launched the first hospital-based Internet addiction treatment and recovery program in the United States as part of BRMC’s Behavioral Health Services d...

Hospitals will begin to feel the impact of sequestration April 1

Mar 29, 2013

As the clock ticks toward April 1, hospitals in the region and across the country are preparing to see dramatic cutbacks in Medicare reimbursement - the fallout that will result from sequestration - a...

BRMC Welcomes Aris Gredzens, M.D.

Mar 19, 2013

Women’s Health Services of Bradford Regional Medical Center welcomes Aris Gredzens, M.D., Board Certified OB/GYN. Dr. Gredzens obtained his M.D. from NYU Medical School, and completed his ...

BRMC Launches Transportation Service for Pavilion Residents

Mar 13, 2013

In March, BRMC launched a new van service for residents of the Pavilion.  The wheelchair accessible van, colorfully wrapped bumper to bumper and door to door in vinyl graphics, will provide tran...

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