Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center TV Installation Project Underway to Enhance Patient Experience

July 20, 2023

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMCC) is pleased to announce its ongoing TV installation project is well underway and on track for completion by the end of August. This exciting initiative, made possible by a generous $200,000 donation from local philanthropist Russell Salvatore in April, aims to significantly enhance the patient experience throughout the medical campus.

More than 270 smart televisions have been ordered and are currently being installed in various areas throughout the medical campus. These installations encompass patient hospital rooms, resident rooms at the Schoellkopf Nursing Home, as well as common areas. Ranging in size from 16″ to 50″, these modern televisions will offer a wide range of engaging content, which has the potential to positively impact patient outcomes, promoting a more conducive healing environment.

“We are thrilled with the progress of our TV installation project and the tremendous benefits it will bring to our patients,” said Joseph A. Ruffolo, CEO and President of NFMMC. “By providing a personalized television experience, complemented by a comprehensive wellness network, we are fostering an environment that prioritizes patient well-being and equips them with valuable resources for their recovery.”

Installation teams are diligently working to ensure the seamless integration of the new televisions, strategically placing them for maximum impact. This project underscores NFMMC’s unwavering commitment to improving the patient experience through the fusion of innovative technology and compassionate care.


Founded in 1895, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) has a long tradition of serving the Niagara community. NFMMC’s hospital and primary stroke program are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, and its primary care network is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Memorial’s inpatient services include a cardiac/stroke unit, a medical–surgical unit, an ICU, a Labor and Delivery unit, and an Adult Inpatient Psychiatry unit, the only one of its kind in Niagara County. Memorial serves as a Center for Community Health by operating five primary care centers, a large outpatient adult mental health clinic, a Health Home, and several innovative community-based services.   Thanks to a partnership with Catholic Health, Kaleida Health, and Erie County Medical Center, NFMMC operates the only cardiac catheterization laboratory in Niagara County. Memorial is also home to the Golisano Medical Oncology Center, which operates in collaboration with Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center.

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