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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Feb 7, 2014
Jeanne Tracy, BSN, RN, has been named director of Nursing for St. Luke’s Home at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). St. Luke’s Home is a 202-bed nursing home located on the St. Luke’s Campus of FSLH and includes a 40-bed subacute rehabilitation unit as well as an Adult Day Health Care Program. Tracy has been with FSLH for more than six years and held the position of director of Quality...

New Sessions of Aqua Attack Class at FSLH Wellness Center

Feb 7, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering two new six week sessions of Aqua Attack classes. One session will be held on Sundays at 9am beginning on Sunday, February 23, 2014, and the other session is on Wednesdays at 6:30pm beginning on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Aqua Attack is a calorie-burning, high-energy class that uses a combination of cardiovascular and...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Graduates 2013 Aspiring Leaders Class

Feb 5, 2014
In December 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Aspiring Leaders Program graduated 14 employees. The completion of the program’s sixth year has yielded 88 graduates with 30 percent of those employees promoted to positions with greater responsibilities. With support from the Keith A. Fenstemacher Center for Continuous Learning at FSLH, the Aspiring Leaders Program gives employees with...

FSLH Bariatric Surgery Program Earns Renewal as Center of Excellence

Feb 4, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Bariatric Surgery Program has earned renewal as an American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® (BSCOE). The award recognizes FSLH’s commitment and success in providing quality improvement and patient safety for bariatric surgery patients. As an accredited program, FSLH has demonstrated that our center...

Miracle Home Makeover Ticket Reservations Available at the Home Show at Turning Stone Resort and Casino

Feb 4, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation will offer ticket reservations at the Turning Stone Home Show this Friday, February 7 through Sunday, February 9.  The 18th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover benefits Women’s and Children’s Services at FSLH, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Ticket sales officially kick off in March. The Foundation will sell 4,200 tickets this year...

RC Soup Donates $1,100 to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at FSLH

Feb 3, 2014
In January 2014, RC Soup raised more than $1,100 to donate to the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). RC Soup, a blog dedicated to various aspects of the radio controlled (RC) hobby, held a raffle for a RC car and sold 300 tickets with all proceeds benefitting CMN.    “The focus was on raising money for a great cause — the Children’s...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcements

Jan 30, 2014
Lyndsey Bauer, PhD, has joined Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) Neuro Sciences Group as a neuropsychologist. Prior to joining ACP, Dr. Bauer was employed by Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, as a neuropsychologist. Dr. Bauer received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and her master’s and...

FSLH Wellness Center Open House February 10

Jan 29, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is hosting an open house on Monday, February 10, 2014, from 4pm to 6pm at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The open house will feature complimentary chair massages, blood pressure screenings, body fat analyses and information on nutritional health and diabetes prevention. The community is invited to attend and learn how to...

Infant Swing Donated to Special Care Nursery at FSLH

Jan 27, 2014
In December 2013, Mary Lawrence, RN, donated an infant swing to the Level II Special Care Nursery in The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Mary, who works in the Nursery, donated the swing in memory of her mother-in-law, Eleanor Lawrence. “I was on a transport run to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse when I noticed their Nursery had a few infant swings,” said Mary. “The staff...

Diabetes Prevention Program Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program at FSLH

Jan 24, 2014
The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is again offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) that focuses on treating prediabetes to prevent type 2 diabetes. The program will begin in February 2014, and will be held at CNY Diabetes located on the fourth floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Type 2 diabetes threatens one in three Americans...

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