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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...

Dinner to Honor Bonnie Evans, RN, and 50 Years of Nursing

Sep 26, 2012
What:     The Birthplace Family of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare is honoring Bonnie Evans for her 50 years as a nursery nurse. Throughout Bonnie’s career more than 100,000 babies have been born at the hospital. She has seen the nursery change from using cloth diapers, making formula and sterilizing bottles to using telemedicine and electronic medical records. Even after 50 years of nursing Bonnie...

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’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...

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