Sep 2, 2014|
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And we welcome in studio this morning met and says sees the CEL of buffalo Niagara medical campus that were were really focusing on -- -- -- pretty heavy here. Thanks for -- here to join us in how you ban the CEO at this when we started this in 2002. So far it -- a bit stem from the beginning and really and what a transformation that you've seen. It's been it's been great to watch and the best part about it is it's been real team effort with everybody down there are working together. And see in this idea and basic concept under reality. Tell us a little bit more about your job from day one. Was -- ought to do it than it was they're just like hope. -- That in 2002 was about bringing people together and getting them just to figure out how to work together with one another and you're talking with Candice Johnson earlier today and she mentioned when she came here. It was a lot of an idea of hope we saw what they've done in Pittsburgh was solid they've done in Texas and other parts of the country. And it was -- concept of if we also are working together let's you'll happen. And I think. The real opportunity that everybody saw and it was really the leadership of all the institutions coming together and saying hey if we do work together. Positive things are starting to happen and we had very small baby steps small wins and it's now turned into this. Opportunity for our community to really transform itself. How many jobs are held. Right now at the campus currently on a daily basis about 121000 jobs in what is the vision going forward you know when we started this in -- it started with 7000 on a daily basis. Where we're headed but with the construction that's underway right now. Will be up to 171000 employees by the end of 2017.