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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare to Host Evening Blood Drive Monday, June 25

Jun 7, 2012
On Monday, June 25, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host an evening blood drive from 2pm to 7pm at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The traveling donor center will be located at the Allen Calder Main Entrance with access from Parking Lot H. “We’ve added evening hours to allow more donors the chance to give blood at a time that is convenient for them,” said Jerry...

FSLH to Host Kidney Disease Awareness Session Wednesday, June 20

Jun 6, 2012
On Wednesday, June 20, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host “Love Your Kidneys…Know the Score,” an educational session on kidney disease. The presentation begins at 5pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Those interested in learning more about kidney health are invited to attend. Laura Squadrito, director of Programs at the National Kidney Foundation of...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Jun 3, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare is pleased to make the following staff announcement. Mini Malhotra, MBA, MHA, OTR, has been named vice president of Strategic Integration at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this position, Malhotra administratively oversees and provides leadership, strategic direction, business development, growth and vision for Rehabilitation Services, St. Luke’s Home,...

Recruitment Open House on Thursday, June 14

Jun 3, 2012
On Thursday, June 14, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is holding a recruitment open house from 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm in AC Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. FSLH has openings for full-time and part-time case managers, full-time clinical documentation specialists and physical therapists. Candidates interested in case management and clinical...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation Announces 2012 Board Officers

Jun 3, 2012
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation announces the 2012 officers for its Board of Directors: Marolyn Wilson has been named president Marolyn Wilson is co-owner of Holland Farms Bakery and Deli. She joined the Foundation Board of Directors in 2003, and is involved with FSLH’s Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover, the annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon,...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Presents “Eat That Not This”

May 31, 2012
On Wednesday, June 13, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program will host “Eat That Not This” at 6:30pm at the Faxton Campus, fourth floor, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. People with diabetes and pre-diabetes should attend. This educational seminar is presented by Kim Debuono, RD, CDE, and Caroline Jacobus, RN, CDE, of CNY Diabetes and will show easy...

Local Society Donates $12,000 to Regional Dialysis Center at FSLH

May 31, 2012
For patients receiving dialysis treatment at the Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), comfort is a prime concern. The average patient receives three treatments per week that last approximately four hours each. Providing patients a comfortable place to sit while receiving treatment helps the hours pass more quickly. June Moylan, president of the Kidney Society of...

The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Changes Visiting Hours

May 31, 2012
Effective immediately, visiting hours for The Birthplace at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) have changed. The visiting hours have been adjusted to help promote a more family friendly environment and to align the quiet time with the rest of the hospital. The new visiting hours are as follows: Maternity Unit Newborn’s father, or a designee, may stay with mom at all times if the mother...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program to Host Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in New Hartford

May 29, 2012
On Monday, June 4, 2012, 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...

Child Brings Hope and Comfort to Patients at FSLH

May 29, 2012
John Santiago receives treatment three times a week at the Rome Dialysis Center of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). To bring him greater comfort, a nurse recommended he bring in a pillow to rest his arm on while receiving treatment. Santiago struggled to find a pillow that was the appropriate size, a problem his 9-year-old granddaughter set out to remedy. After learning more about the...

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