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MVHS Names CTICU and PCU Nurse Manager

Feb 25, 2015
UTICA – Michelle Castle, RN, MS, has been named nurse manager of the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) and Progressive Care Unit (PCU) at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC). In this position, Castle maintains nursing operations to include both clinical and administrative responsibilities for the CTICU and PCU. Prior to her employment at SEMC, Castle was a nurse manager at SUNY...

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...

February Cancer Support Groups

Feb 4, 2015
Support Forum for Patients and Cancer Survivors The Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, February 9, 2015, at 6pm. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6pm in The Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The forum, led by the Cancer Center’s social...

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...

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,...

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