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Kaleida Health announces leadership changes

Kaleida Health

Kaleida Health has made several leadership changes it says are designed to improve care delivery and further integrate Kaleida’s hospitals and affiliations. 

Cheryl Klass has been named executive vice president and chief nursing executive for Kaleida. In this role, she will have oversight for nursing across the entire organization.

Klass began her career as a nurse at Children's Hospital and most recently has been senior vice president of operations at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute as well as HighPointe on Michigan.

Credit Kaleida Health
Chris Lane

Chris Lane has been appointed president of Buffalo General/Gates Vascular. Lane has led the northtowns for Kaleida Health for the past 10 years, serving as the president of Millard Fillmore Suburban and DeGraff Memorial Hospitals as well as overseeing long-term care.

Lane joined Kaleida Health in 2003, when he was named vice president of Kaleida and president of DeGraff Memorial Hospital. In 2007, Lane became president of Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. Then in 2012, he took on the role as president of both facilities.