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MVHS Names Quality Professionals

Feb 4, 2015
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has made the following staff announcements: Marianne Baker, MS, RN, CCM, CPHQ - Director of Quality Management and Regulatory Affairs (MVHS) Marianne Baker, MS, RN, CCM, CPHQ has been named director of Quality Management and Regulatory Affairs for MVHS. In this position, Marianne is responsible for overseeing the Quality Management department,...

Hearing and Speech Department Announces Saturday Hours

Feb 2, 2015
Mohawk Valley Health System’s Hearing and Speech Department located at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica, is now accepting walk-in appointments on Saturdays between 10am and noon for patients in need of hearing aid adjustments, assessments or repairs. Additionally, patients can also pre-schedule hearing tests on Saturdays between the hours of 8am and 4pm. To schedule an appointment...

24th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospital’s Bowling for Miracles

Jan 27, 2015
The 24th annual Bowling for Miracles Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) is taking place on Sunday, February 8, 2015, at the Pin-O-Rama Recreation Center, located at 1724 Genesee Street in Utica. The event is sponsored by the FSLH Foundation and CMN media partner WKTV NewsChannel2. The deadline for registration is Tuesday,...

Chronic Kidney Disease Program - February 10

Jan 27, 2015
The Dialysis Center at Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program coordinator,...

Sauquoit Girl Scout Troop # 20007 Donates “Jared Boxes” to Pediatric Department at FSLH

Jan 26, 2015
On Monday, January 19, 2015, the Sauquoit Girl Scout Troop #20007 donated Jared Boxes to children in the Pediatric Department at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Each year, the Sauquoit Girl Scout Troop #20007 strives to participate in service projects that benefit the community. This year they decided they wanted to help local children and their families. Kim Sacco, one of the troop’s co-...

Mohawk Valley Health System Launches New Brand

Jan 23, 2015
The affiliation of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) to form the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) was completed in March 2014. After a comprehensive research and planning process, MVHS is proud to announce a new brand campaign that highlights the integrated services and continuum of care being offered to patients and residents as a result of the...

MVHS Names Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services

Jan 22, 2015
UTICA – John D. Thomas II, MD has been named medical director of Rehabilitation Services for Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Dr. Thomas has served as medical director for Rehabilitation Services at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) since 1998. In this role, he consults to several national companies and performs independent evaluations and disability reviews. In addition, Dr. Thomas...

FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Game Day”

Jan 16, 2015
On Sunday, February 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. Since it’s Super Bowl Sunday, the group will have their own game day! Card games, board games and puzzles may seem like child’s play, but they...

Rita Popeo Appointed to CNYONEL and NYONEL

Jan 15, 2015
Rita Popeo, MS, RN, NEA-BC, assistant vice president of Nursing for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), has been appointed president elect of the Central New York Organization of Nurse Executives and Leaders (CNYONEL) and to the Board of the New York Organization of Nurse Executives and Leaders (NYONEL). Popeo oversees Medical-Surgical Services and the Intensive Rehabilitation Unit....

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Receives SIS Perioperative Leadership Award

Jan 14, 2015
In December 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) received the Perioperative Leader of the Year award from Surgical Information Systems (SIS). The award was given as part of the annual SIS Perioperative Leadership Awards. “I want to congratulate the Perioperative Services team for receiving this award and thank SIS for the recognition,” said Chuck Williams, BSHA, director of Operations for...

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