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FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Brain Aneurysm and Stroke Risk: Know the Facts”

Aug 20, 2014
On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Laura Love, RN, SCRN, Stroke Program assistant clinical coordinator at FSLH, will give a presentation on brain aneurysms in honor of...

Knock Your Socks Off Foot Clinic Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program

Aug 19, 2014
At noon on Friday, September 5, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus of FSLH, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area...

VNA of Utica and Oneida County Awarded CHAP Re-accreditation

Aug 19, 2014
The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Utica and Oneida County has been awarded Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP) re-accreditation under the CHAP Standards of Excellence. The VNA of Utica and Oneida County has been accredited by CHAP since 2005. “We are pleased that the VNA of Utica and Oneida County chose CHAP accreditation,” said Michael S. Grogan, senior vice president of...

Road Knights Hold Car Show for Residents at St. Luke’s Home

Aug 19, 2014
On Saturday, August 16, the Road Knights of Central New York held a classic car show at St. Luke’s Home for residents and the community. The show was organized by Road Knights members Barb and Steve Joswick in honor of Barb’s mother, Beatrice Barth-White. Barth-White was a resident at St. Luke’s Home for seven years until her passing in September 2012. More than 20 classic cars were on display...

FSLH Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Dedication of the F.E. Romano Family Radiation Oncology Department and the CT Scanner and Treatment Planning Suite

Aug 15, 2014
On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to dedicate the F.E. Romano Family Radiation Oncology Department and the CT Scanner and Treatment Planning Suite in The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Gifts from the following donors have enabled FSLH to provide state of the art care through the purchase of the new CT Scanner and renovation of the...

MVHS names Jerry Plows Service Excellence and Employee Engagement Coordinator

Aug 14, 2014
UTICA – Jerry Plows has been named Service Excellence and Employee Engagement Coordinator for Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this new role, Plows is responsible for coordinating programs and strategies to build and maintain positive patient experiences and employee engagement at MVHS. He will also implement and oversee all employee reward and recognition programs and coordinate employee...

MVHS Welcomes John Lynch CIO

Aug 13, 2014
UTICA – John Lynch has been named vice president/chief information officer (CIO) for Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this role, Lynch coordinates and manages the use of technology to increase information accessibility and integrated systems throughout MVHS. Prior to this position, Lynch was vice president/CIO at Greater Hudson Valley Health System in Middletown, New York, and,...

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Aug 12, 2014
What:              A ribbon cutting and dedication of the F. E. Romano Family Radiation Oncology Department and the CT Scanner and Treatment Planning Suite in The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St.                       Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). When:        ...

FSLH Partners with SABA for Summer Youth Employment Program

Aug 12, 2014
This summer, 24 students from Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties had the opportunity to work in various departments at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) through the School and Business Alliance (SABA) Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). From Ambulatory Surgery and the Emergency Department to Nutrition Services and Materials Management, students were assigned to work throughout the...

All It Takes is Just One Match

Aug 7, 2014
When Brian Lemon signed up for the bone marrow donor registry while on active duty in the Air Force more than 15 years ago, he really didn’t think much of it. “It was a quick cheek swab, so I figured that it wouldn’t hurt to be on the list and potentially help someone someday,” recalls Brian. In February 2014, that cheek swab turned out to be a second chance at life for an individual in need....

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