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Aug 1, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Don’s Subaru of Utica, New York, joined with Subaru of America and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to donate 60 blankets to patients fighting cancer at the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Cancer Center. Subaru retailers across the country came together as a part of their “Subaru Loves to Care” campaign to provide warm blankets and messages of hope to patients undergoing cancer...
Jul 28, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. -- Christy Rice, RN, BSN, has been named the assistant clinical coordinator for the Stroke Program at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Prior to serving in this position, Rice was employed at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare as a staff RN at the St. Luke’s Campus and as a care attendant at Mohawk Valley Nursing Home in Ilion, New York. Rice received an associate in Nursing...
Jul 27, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) hosted a medical camp for teens ages 15 through 18 in July at the St. Luke’s Campus. MediCamp demonstrates to teens how a hospital operates and provides them with the opportunity to explore different departments for potential career endeavors. Fifteen teens participated in the camp, which included tours of the Operating Rooms, Nursery and...
Jul 26, 2016
The Dialysis Center at the 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, August 9, 2016, from 12 to 2:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, BSN, CDN, CKD Program...
Jul 26, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the...
Jul 21, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, LLP is changing its name and location in August as its providers and staff members join the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Medical Group as its new Pulmonary and Critical Care Group. The new MVHS site will open at 35 Riverside Drive in North Utica (across from the North Utica Community Center) on Monday, August 1, 2016. The last day at...
Jul 18, 2016
On Friday, July 22, 2016, tickets for the 20th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will be available to purchase at Holland Farms Bakery, 50 Oriskany Blvd, Yorkville, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. A maximum of 4,300 tickets are available and may be purchased for $100 each with cash only. One lucky...
Jul 15, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Lisa Volo, CPRP, CCEP, MHFA, has been named DSRIP coordinator for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). DSRIP, or the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program, is the main mechanism by which New York State will implement the Medicaid Redesign Team Waiver Amendment. Prior to joining MVHS, Volo served as director of Behavioral Health Services at the Regional Primary Care...
Jul 7, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Two athletes from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, will represent their country and join the thousands of competitors this Sunday for the 2016 Boilermaker Road Race. Wilfid Mecena, 32, will compete in the 15K race with an above the knee amputation, and Carl Chery, 37, will compete in the wheelchair division. Mecena and Chery are participating in their first Boilermaker to represent their...
Jul 1, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – A Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) employee, Korinn Chaffee, BSN, RN, OCN, CN-BN, recently received her certification in Breast Patient Navigation from the National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc. Certification validates a medical professional’s knowledge and skills in navigating a breast patient through his or her breast cancer/care continuum. Chaffee began working at...

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