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FSLH Foundation Honors Doctors Through Caring Heart Program for National Doctors’ Day

Mar 24, 2014
National Doctors’ Day is Sunday, March 30, 2014, and the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation is celebrating the day through their Caring Heart Program. The Foundation is inviting grateful patients to honor their physicians on their special day through the program. The Caring Heart Program provides grateful patients and their families the opportunity to give thanks to the member(s)...

After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group - Saturday, April 5

Mar 21, 2014
On Saturday, April 5, 2014, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The April meeting is titled “Attitude is Key” and inspirational speaker, Louise White, will lead the discussion. White,...

Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

Mar 21, 2014
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, is the American Diabetes Association Alert Day, a one-day “wake-up call” asking the public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is providing a free Diabetes Risk Test to the community. CNY Diabetes will also offer...

Stroke Support Group to Meet Wednesday, April 2

Mar 20, 2014
On Wednesday, April 2, 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. The presentation will be lead by Kathleen Rutishauser, owner of Daughter for Hire, LLC, who will share the concept of creating memory jars, an...

Regional Dialysis Center Designated as Five-Diamond Patient Safety Facility

Mar 20, 2014
In February, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) was recognized as a Five-Diamond Patient Safety Facility for dialysis treatment by IPRO End-Stage Renal Disease Network of New York. This designation recognizes FSLH for exceptional patient safety services. To receive this honor, FSLH had to complete five different patient safety modules designed to measure how hospitals implement the patient...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Receives ADA Recognition

Mar 18, 2014
In March 2014, the Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) received the prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for their quality diabetes self-management education program. The recognition indicates that CNY Diabetes offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective...

Mohawk Valley Health System Board Announces Officers

Mar 18, 2014
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has announced the officers for its Board of Directors. They consist of: the Hon. Norman Siegel, chairman; Gregory McLean, vice chairman; Gregory Evans, secretary; and Joan Compson, treasurer. Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) officially announced their affiliation as the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) on...

The 18th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Kicks Off — Tickets on Sale Now!

Mar 17, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, Lite 98.7FM-WLZW, The Observer-Dispatch, Lewis Custom Homes and Home Builders and Remodelers Association of the Mohawk Valley, announce the start of the 18th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at FSLH. One lucky person will win a $100,000...

Stomp Out Cancer Telethon - Wednesday, March 26

Mar 14, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation is hosting its annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, from noon to 8pm from The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH. It will be broadcast live on WKTV NewsChannel 2. Dollars raised through this year’s Telethon will help to renovate the Outpatient Infusion Unit to create a calm, comforting and healing environment for patients...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates National Eye Donor Month

Mar 13, 2014
There were five cornea donations made this past year at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and in 2012 two-thirds of families approached about making a cornea donation consented to participate. These incredible gifts helped another person gain a second chance for sight. To bring awareness to the increasing number of individuals requiring corneal transplants, the Eye Bank Association of America...

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