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Dec 2, 2014
On October 7, Barrett Paving Materials Inc. presented a check for $1,500 to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The donation was made up of contributions from employees and various drawings held at their annual open house event which took place on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  “Each year Barrett Paving Materials New York Central Region...
Dec 2, 2014
On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host “Current Concepts in the Management of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. It will take place from 5pm to 8pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing...
Nov 21, 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, December 9, 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...
Nov 19, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - HEADSHOTS INCLUDED UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has made the following staff announcements. Sharon Palmer, MSBA Sharon Palmer, MSBA – Assistant Vice President, Facilities Services (MVHS) Sharon Palmer, MSBA has been named assistant vice president, Facilities Services for MVHS. In this role, she is responsible for...
Nov 18, 2014
On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Julie “Lynn” Snyder of Oriskany became the 18th winner of the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover. Snyder, a seventh grade Social Studies teacher for the Herkimer Central School District, purchased Miracle Home tickets for years with the philosophy that even if she didn’t win, at least she was donating to a good cause. “When my...
Nov 17, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), the area’s only designated Primary Stroke Center, received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award for the fourth year in a row. The award recognizes FSLH’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To...
Nov 11, 2014
On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, the Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) will host a free community diabetes education program featuring Margarita P. Perez-Cheron, MD. The program begins at 6:30pm, however, guests are invited to come early and receive additional information regarding blood sugar management. The event will be held at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street,...
Nov 5, 2014
UTICA – Tom Zinger, RN has been named nurse manager for Emergency Services at Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Prior to this position, he served as nurse manager for the Emergency Department (ED) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), nurse manager for the FSLH Urgent Care and as a charge nurse in the FSLH ED on the night shift. Previous to working at FSLH, Zinger worked at SUNY Health...
Nov 4, 2014
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has made the following staff announcements. Robert Tan, LRT, RT (R), has been named director of Medical Imaging for MVHS. In the position, he is responsible for the overall operation and delivery of medical imaging services for the system. Tan has been an employee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) since 1980 and has served as a staff radiologic...
Oct 31, 2014
On Sunday, November 16, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “Managing Your Medications,” and will be presented by Maria Carucci, RPh, director of Pharmacy Services for Mohawk Valley Health System. Carucci will provide tips on how to effectively take and store medications, as well as discuss the important role your medications have...

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