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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare to Host Rehab Mobility Fair

Oct 14, 2012
On Thursday, November 1, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Rehab Mobility Fair to provide helpful tips for staying active and independent at any age. The event will take place from 7am to 2pm in Allen Calder Conference Rooms 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The Rehab Mobility Fair is free and open to the public. "Functional decline is...

FSLH to Host Senior Sunday Lunch and Learn

Oct 10, 2012
On Sunday, October 21, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "Taking Control of Arthritis” and will be presented by Genoa Wilson, program manager for the Upstate New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. In this presentation, Wilson will discuss different forms of arthritis, details on improving quality of life with...

FSLH’s Stroke Program and Genentech present Stroke Center Practices in Honor of World Stroke Day Monday, October 29, 2012, 6pm at Daniele at Valley View

Oct 10, 2012
In honor of World Stroke Day on Monday, October 29, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Stroke Center and Genentech will present Stroke Center Practices at 6pm at Daniele at Valley View, 620 Memorial Parkway, Utica. Registration is required for this free event. Please contact Laura Love at 315.624.6847 or llove@mvnhealth.com to register or for more information. Emergency Department...

Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, October 16

Oct 8, 2012
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. Classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, October 16, 23 and 30, 2012, at the Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

FSLH to Host Total Joint Replacement Information Session

Oct 7, 2012
On Monday, October 15, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a presentation for those considering hip or knee replacements. The free session will begin at 6pm and take place in the new Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) at The Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, also the site of St. Luke’s Home, 1650 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford. The community is invited to...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Named Number One in New York State for Bariatric Surgery Second Year in a Row (2011-2012)

Oct 4, 2012
For the second year in a row, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) has been named the top hospital in the state and among the top hospitals in the nation for its bariatric surgery program with a 5-star rating by HealthGrades. Favorable outcomes for bariatric surgery patients at FSLH earned the organization a number one ranking in New York State for Bariatric Surgery in 2011 and 2012, and among the...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Oct 4, 2012
Nader Elgharib, MD, FACC, has joined the practice of Mohawk Valley Cardiology and Ramzi F. Nassif, MD, located on the fourth floor of the Faxton Campus at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Prior to joining Mohawk Valley Cardiology, Dr. Elgharib worked as an interventional cardiologist at the University of Vermont, Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont. Dr. Elgharib earned his...

FSLH Hosts Presentation About Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations

Oct 2, 2012
On Wednesday, October 17, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a presentation and discussion on flu and pneumonia vaccinations. The free session begins at 5pm and will take place in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Dr. Vitaly Golub, an infectious disease specialist for FSLH, will present. He will discuss the risks and...

International Speaker “e-Patient Dave” Presents “e-Patients: Empowered, Engaged, Equipped, Enabled”

Oct 1, 2012
Have you ever felt like you weren’t involved enough in your own health care or that there was so much health information out there, you don’t know who or what to believe? To encourage people to become active participants in their care, international speaker Dave deBronkart presents “e-Patients: Empowered, Engaged, Equipped, Enabled” on Friday, October 12, 2012, in the Kirner-Johnson building at...

Kuyahoora Valley Foundation Donates Infant Incubator to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Sep 30, 2012
In September the Kuyahoora Valley Foundation presented The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) with The Atom Advanced Infant Incubator Model V-2200 to further improve their ability to take care of newborns, especially those that require special care. The incubator was donated to FSLH by NeoForce Group, located in Ivyland, Pennsylvania, through the Kuyahoora Valley Foundation. This...

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