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FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Preventing the Recurrence of Stroke” - Wednesday, June 5

May 22, 2013
On Wednesday, June 5, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a stroke support group presentation at 6pm on preventing the recurrence of stroke in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The presentation will discuss strategies for healthy living that help reduce the risk of stroke. Richard White,...

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Telethon Friday, May 31, 2013

May 21, 2013
The 22nd annual Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals Telethon will air Friday, May 31, 2013, on WKTV NewsChannel 2. Broadcast live from the Community Room in the new Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica, the Telethon will air for 16 consecutive hours, 6am to 10pm. To make a pledge to CMN during the...

FSLH Wellness Center Summer Membership Specials

May 21, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering summer membership specials to help you improve your lifestyle. Anyone who purchases a three month gold, silver or bronze level membership for use during June, July and August will receive a 10 percent discount. Gold level memberships include unlimited aquatic exercise, open pool and gym times for a discounted cost of $36 per...

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...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Offers Free Foot Clinic

May 20, 2013
At noon on Friday, June 7, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus of FSLH, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area podiatrist will conduct a...

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...

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