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Central New York Diabetes Education Program to Host Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in New Hartford

May 20, 2013
On Monday, June 3, 2013, people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour, hosted by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 6pm at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive in New Hartford...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Highlights Area’s Only Stroke Center for National Stroke Awareness Month

May 20, 2013
May is National Stroke Awareness Month and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is spotlighting its Stroke Center — the only designated Stroke Center in the Mohawk Valley. The Stroke Center, which received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Honor Roll Achievement Award, is recognized for its commitment and success in implementing...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting - Saturday, June 1

May 16, 2013
On Saturday, June 1, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) support group will meet at 11am in the Regional Cancer Center’s lobby/waiting area at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, located at 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The June meeting, titled “Let’s Talk…Amongst Ourselves!” will be led by Karen Christensen, ABC coordinator, along with ABC...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Receives Quality-Based Reaccreditation from DNV Healthcare

May 14, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) has achieved national reaccreditation from DNV Healthcare, the only hospital accreditation program approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that integrates the ISO 9001 Quality Management System with the Medicare Conditions of Participation. DNV’s NIAHO® accreditation program requires hospitals to evaluate the continuum of patient care...

CMN Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Receives Award at Regional Conference

May 12, 2013
In March 2013, the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) received the Miracle Maker 2012 award for the most dollars raised per capita in the Northeast Region at the CMN Northeastern Regional Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. CMN at FSLH raised almost a half million dollars in 2012 which is equal to a $2.07 donation per person in our community. All of...

Regional Cancer Center Earns Radiation Oncology Accreditation

May 12, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation therapy is the careful use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer. The ACR seal of accreditation represents the highest level of quality and patient safety. The evaluation assesses patient care and treatment...

FSLH Offers Free Skin Cancer Awareness Lecture – Wednesday, May 22

May 8, 2013
May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month and The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare is offering a free lecture titled “Issues Related to Sun Exposure” on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at 6pm. The presentation will take place in the Grand 1 Ballroom at Holiday Inn, 1777 Burrstone Road, New Hartford. “Skin Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer; more than two...

FSLH Offers Continuing Education Course for Area Therapists

May 6, 2013
On Wednesday, May 22, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will offer “Standardized Testing and Documentation - An Evidence-Based Approach,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. It will take place at 5pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive - Tuesday, May 21

May 5, 2013
On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 1 and 2 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 population is eligible to donate...

FSLH Senior Sunday - May 19, 2013

May 2, 2013
On Sunday, May 19, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “NuVal Nutritional Scoring System,” and will be presented by Caroline Jacobus, RN, CDE, director of the Central New York Diabetes Education Program.   The NuVal Nutritional Scoring System aids in diabetes management by helping you to understand the nutritional value of the...

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