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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Recognized as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite

Feb 17, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) has been recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees move more, eat better and provide greater access to opportunities to improve lifestyle. “Employee wellness and physical activity are important at FSLH,” said Regina Rybka-Lagatutta, PHR, vice president of Human Resources. “We are honored and...

FSLH Stroke Support Group Meeting - March 2

Feb 14, 2014
On Sunday, March 2, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation, “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” at noon in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Alyssa Summerfield, MS, RD, clinical dietitian at FSLH, will discuss the types of diets typically recommended...

Chronic Kidney Disease Program Tuesday, February 25

Feb 13, 2014
The Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 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...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Offers Household Sharps Disposal Program

Feb 13, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) offers the Household Sharps Disposal Program for community members to properly dispose of their medical waste. Items such as syringes and lancets can be dropped off any day of the week from 7am to 3pm at the FSLH Energy Center located on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford, or at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services (...

Clinton High School Girls Basketball Team Raises $1,100 for The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Feb 11, 2014
In January, the Clinton High School varsity girls basketball team held “Hoops for Families Fighting Cancer” and raised more than $1,100 to benefit local patients and their families receiving care at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The event included a half-court shooting contest during half time, as well as a Chinese auction. The winner of the half-court...

Annual Children’s Miracle Network Bowl-A-Thon Raises More Than $8,900

Feb 11, 2014
The 23rd annual Bowling for Miracles Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) was held on Sunday, February 9, 2014, raising more than $8,900 for Women’s and Children’s Services at FSLH. The event was held at Pin-O-Rama Recreation Center in Utica, where 36 teams took to the lanes in support of CMN. In all, more than 150 bowlers...

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...

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