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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’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...

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...

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...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Holding Free Podiatry Clinic

Aug 23, 2012
On Friday, September 7, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program will hold a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" podiatry clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at noon 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 Medical Staff Announcement

Aug 12, 2012
Waleed Albert, MD, FACP, has been named medical director for Quality and Utilization at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this role, Dr. Albert serves as a physician advisor to the medical staff, Case Management staff and the Utilization and Review Committee, for which he is chairman. He works closely with attending physicians to ensure their patients are given accurate bed assignments and...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Aug 12, 2012
Gabrielle Wilkie, RN, has been named transitional care coordinator for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this role, Wilkie identifies and assists with the needs of patients being discharged from the hospital setting to home. This assistance includes medical, social, emotional and financial concerns. She provides information and guidance to the patient and/or family while interfacing with...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare to Host Evening Blood Drive Monday, August 27

Aug 9, 2012
On Monday, August 27, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host an evening blood drive from 2pm to 7pm in AC Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. There are more than 30 appointments available including five slots for double red donors. A double red donation is twice the normal amount of red cells. It takes slightly longer than a regular...

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