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FSLH Hospitalist Earns Fellow Designation

Mar 4, 2015
UTICA – Sarmad Siddiqui MD, FHM, a hospitalist at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), has received the designation of fellow in Hospital Medicine. Siddiqui has been employed at FSLH since 2010. These credentials were presented as a result of his experience as a hospitalist and his participation in educational programs designed to enhance professional competence and the quality of healthcare...

MVHS Wellness Center Classes Beginning in March 2015

Feb 27, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center is offering a new session of aquatic and specialty classes which includes Pilates, PiYo and Zumba. All classes run in eight-week sessions and begin the week of Monday, March 9, 2015. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must register and pay for the entire eight-week session of a class or purchase a...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Names 2015 Medical Staff Officers

Feb 27, 2015
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Medical Staff recently announced its 2015 officers: Brian P. Boyle, MD, has been named president Dr. Boyle is an anesthesiologist with Sunset Anesthesia Associates and has been a staff anesthesiologist at FSLH since 1990, where he has served as chairman of the Anesthesia Department since 2011. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of...

Utica Comets Donate More Than $15,500 to Breast Care Center

Feb 27, 2015
On Friday, February 20, 2015, the Utica Comets presented a check for more than $15,500 to Mohawk Valley Health System’s Breast Care Center. Funds were raised during “Pink the Rink” night held in January. "It is with deep gratitude that we thank the Utica Comets for ‘Pink the Rink’ night," said Nancy Butcher, MBA, RT (T), executive director of the Cancer Center. "Fighting cancer is a team...

MVHS to Host Blood Drive Thursday, March 12

Feb 27, 2015
On Thursday, March 12, 2015, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible to...

FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Brain Awareness Month”

Feb 13, 2015
On Sunday, March 1, 2015, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at noon in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The Brain Awareness Campaign is a worldwide celebration of the brain that brings together scientists, families, schools and communities. The...

Whitesboro High School Students Raise $1,400 for Breast Care Center

Feb 11, 2015
In January, the Whitesboro High School Student Council presented a check for $1,400 to The Breast Care Center at Mohawk Valley Health System. Money was raised through a powderpuff football game that included 140 junior and senior girls. Donations were collected at the game and Bank of America also matched the amount raised by the students. “We are extremely grateful to the Whitesboro High...

MVHS Names ED Assistant Nurse Manager

Feb 9, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has made the following staff announcement: Ashley Ruddy, RN – Emergency Department Assistant Nurse Manager Ashley Ruddy, RN has been named assistant nurse manager for the Emergency Department (ED) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this position, Ruddy maintains nursing operations to include both clinical and administrative responsibilities...

Visitor Restrictions Still in Effect at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center

Feb 9, 2015
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center are continuing to restrict visitors to adults 18 years of age and older. The restrictions will remain in place until further notice. The organizations have been experiencing an increase in patients in the Emergency Departments and inpatient settings with flu and flu-like symptoms. An additional visitor restriction is in place for...

Donate Life Utica Affinity Group Holding Informational Meeting

Feb 5, 2015
On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, the Donate Life Utica Affinity Group will hold an informational meeting for current members as well as those interested in becoming members. The meeting will be held at 6:30pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Registration is required by contacting Shaina Kaye, Hospital and...

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