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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Oct 16, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcement. Minnie Sheila Cruz-Tolentino, MD, has joined Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) Barneveld Medical Office. Prior to joining ACP, Dr. Cruz-Tolentino was a family physician for Maine General Health in Fairfield, Maine, and a...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Presents Free Educational Program Featuring Southern Celebrity Chef Rory Schepisi

Oct 16, 2013
On Thursday, November 14, 2013, the Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) will host a free community diabetes education program featuring Southern Celebrity Chef Rory Schepisi. Vendors with tips for healthy living will display beginning at 5:30pm with the program starting at 6:30pm. The event will be held at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro, New York....

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s 12th Annual Campaign For Quality

Oct 15, 2013
What: Campaign For Quality is an educational series presented by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare featuring international, national and local experts presenting on current trends in healthcare, quality improvement topics and patient safety initiatives. This community event has more than 400 physicians, healthcare workers, students and community members from throughout New York State registered to...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s 12th Annual Campaign For Quality

Oct 15, 2013
What: Campaign For Quality is an educational series presented by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare featuring international, national and local experts presenting on current trends in healthcare, quality improvement topics and patient safety initiatives. This community event has more than 400 physicians, healthcare workers, students and community members from throughout New York State registered to...

Regional Stroke Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Hosts Identification of Stroke in the Field

Oct 15, 2013
On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Stroke Program will host a free dinner and presentation, “Identification of Stroke in the Field,” to further educate Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers and those caring for acute stroke patients about stroke. The event will be from 6:30pm to 9pm at the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care...

Wellness Center Announces New Class and Fitness Assessments

Oct 14, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering a new aquatic class for back pain beginning on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. Classes are held in six week sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am, and combine water exercises and stretches to reduce back pain and increase flexibility and mobility. The buoyancy and warmth of FSLH’s 90 degree Aqua Therapy pool promote class...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting Saturday, October 19, 2013

Oct 14, 2013
On Saturday, October 19, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) support group will meet at 11am at The Regional Cancer Center at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The October meeting topic is "Talking with Joanne," presented by Joanne Joseph, PhD. Dr. Joseph has been presenting to the ABC group since...

FSLH Senior Sunday on October 27

Oct 11, 2013
On Sunday, October 27, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "Breast Cancer 101 for Seniors” and will be presented by Suzanne Burns, RN, CBPN-IC, nurse navigator, and Debra Walz, RN, MS, WHNP-BC, AOCNP, STAR/C, Women’s Health and Oncology nurse practitioner, with The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH. Walz and Burns will share...

FSLH to Host Two Blood Drives in October

Oct 10, 2013
On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 8am to noon at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The traveling donor center will be located outside of Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. Another blood drive will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, from 10am to 3pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at the St....

Update on Affiliation of Hospitals

Oct 10, 2013
The Boards of Directors for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) have unanimously voted to move forward with an affiliation agreement and the submission of a Certificate of Need (CON) application to the New York State Department of Health (DOH). The boards signed a Memorandum of Understanding to affiliate the two organizations in December 2012. “For the...

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