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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcements

Mar 27, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to make the following staff announcements. Nancy Borden, MBA, RT (T) – Executive Director of The Regional Cancer Center Nancy Borden, MBA, RT (T), has been named executive director of The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Borden is responsible for oversight of the following areas: Radiation Oncology, Tumor Registry,...

Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare’s 2013 Stomp Out Cancer Telethon Raises More Than $102,000

Mar 27, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation and The Regional Cancer Center are pleased to announce that the annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon raised more than $102,000. The 15th annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon was broadcast live Wednesday, March 20, from The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH on WKTV NewsChannel 2. “The support of this community is amazing,” said Cynthia Brandreth, chairperson...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Earns Blue Distinction Center Designation for Knee and Hip Replacements

Mar 20, 2013
In February 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) was recognized by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield as a Blue Distinction Center for Specialty Care for Knee and Hip Replacement. Research confirms that Blue Distinction Centers demonstrate better quality and improved outcomes for patients, with lower rates of complications and readmissions than their peers. These designated centers are also 20...

The Red Hat Society of St. Luke’s Home Donates to Sarah’s Pet Pantry

Mar 19, 2013
In March 2013 the Red Hat Society of St. Luke’s Home (SLH) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare collected and donated dog and cat food, as well as treats and toys to Sarah’s Pet Pantry, in Holland Patent. Employees at SLH also held a dress down week that raised money for the organization. Pamela Gay, TRA, and Kim D’Arcangelis, CTRS, from SLH’s Therapeutic Recreation Department organized the Red Hat...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Promotes 25th Annual American Diabetes Association Alert Day

Mar 19, 2013
Tuesday, March 26, 2013, is the 25th annual 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. Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is providing a free Diabetes Risk Test to FSLH employees and the community. CNY...

FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Stroke and Balance” Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Mar 19, 2013
On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a stroke support group presentation at 6pm on how balance can be affected by a stroke. The topic will be presented by Kristine McIlwain, DPT, and Victoria Ponce, DPT, physical therapists at FSLH. McIlwain and Ponce will explain how different exercises after a stroke can be used to strengthen and improve balance and will...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates National Doctors’ Day Through Caring Heart Program Saturday, March 30, 2013

Mar 18, 2013
National Doctors’ Day is Saturday, March 30, 2013, and in honor of the day, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is inviting grateful patients and their family members to honor a special doctor through the Caring Heart program. This program provides patients and their family members the opportunity to support FSLH while paying tribute to a special caregiver or group of caregivers who made a...

Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, April 2

Mar 18, 2013
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesday, April 2, 9 and 16, 2013, at the Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

The 17th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Kicks Off — Tickets on Sale Now! Funds benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Mar 17, 2013
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 17th 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...

Midstate EMS to Offer Defensive Driving Course Saturday, March 30

Mar 17, 2013
Midstate Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will hold a defensive driving course on Saturday, March 30, 2013, from 9am to 3:30pm at the Midstate Training Center, 2521 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The cost is $40 to participate and you can register online at www.midstateems.org. People who complete New York State Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV)-approved defensive driving courses can reduce their driver...

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