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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Sep 24, 2012
Andrew T. Pellecchia, MD, has joined Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Gastroenterology Department. Dr. Pellecchia performs advanced endoscopic procedures including esophageal ultrasound (EUS), endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). In addition to these procedures, he also performs HALO therapy for the treatment of Barrett's esophagus. Dr...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Honors 2012 Faxton Cup Award Winners

Sep 20, 2012
The Regional Rehabilitation Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) honored Faxton Cup Award winners Katie Maneen and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) of Utica at a ceremony on Tuesday, September 18. The Faxton Cup Award honors individuals and organizations who demonstrate, on a local level, dedication to the enhancement of the quality of life, either by setting an example of what people...

Media Advisory: Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation’s Annual Wine Tasting and Auction to Benefit St. Luke’s Home

Sep 19, 2012
What: The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation’s annual Wine Tasting and Auction benefits the residents of St. Luke’s Home. St. Luke’s Home is a 202-bed facility with a 41-bed subacute rehabilitation unit. Proceeds from the auction and wine tasting will be used to purchase special equipment for the new gazebo at St. Luke’s Home.   When: Saturday, September 22, 2012, from 6pm to 9pm Where:...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in Herkimer

Sep 17, 2012
On Thursday, September 27, 2012, individuals 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 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 401 East Albany Street...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Campaign for Quality 2012 – A Free Educational Series with International, National and Local Speakers

Sep 12, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) 2012 Campaign For Quality (CFQ) program is promising to be the best year yet.  This popular educational event, celebrating its 11th anniversary, features international, national and local experts presenting on current trends in healthcare, quality improvement topics and patient safety initiatives. CFQ will be held at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, on...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation’s Wine Tasting and Auction to Benefit St. Luke’s Home Sadaquada Golf Club, Saturday, September 22, 2012

Sep 11, 2012
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation’s annual Wine Tasting and Auction to benefit St. Luke’s Home will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012, from 6pm to 9pm at the Sadaquada Golf Club, 4895 Henderson Street, Whitesboro. An assortment of wines, butlered hors d’oeuvres and chef attended stations with a fall-harvest menu will be available to enjoy. Ticket price is $75 per person,...

FSLH to Host Free “Computers and Healthcare” Education Class Thursday, September 20, 2012

Sep 11, 2012
On Thursday, September 20, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free computer education class from 5pm to 7pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Those interested in learning basic computer skills and how to navigate the Internet for healthcare purposes are invited to attend. Registration is required. The free community...

FSLH Regional Cancer Center to Host Seminar on What’s New in Prostate Cancer for 2012

Sep 9, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Regional Cancer Center and The American Cancer Society’s Man to Man Support Group will host “Prostate Cancer Update: What’s New in 2012” on Monday, September 24, 2012. The event begins at 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home, located on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue in New Hartford. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate cancer is...

FSLH’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Receives Three Year Accreditation

Sep 9, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Pulmonary Rehabilitation program has met strict standards of practice and has been awarded certification through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). For patients with chronic respiratory problems, pulmonary rehabilitation can help increase endurance and decrease shortness of breath. The Pulmonary Rehabilitation...

New and Improved Respiratory Technology Helps Patients Breathe Easier at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Aug 28, 2012
Nearly one in 15 Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a disorder that pauses breathing while asleep. Muscles in the upper airway fail to maintain the airway and there is a temporary suspension of breathing resulting in gasping for air. There are daytime and nighttime symptoms associated with sleep apnea. During the day one may experience excessive sleepiness, morning headaches and concentration...

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