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Nov 14, 2013
On Saturday, November 23, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am at The Regional Cancer Center at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The November meeting topic is "Everything We Need to Know About Breast Imaging," presented by Nancy Shaheen, MD. Dr. Shaheen is a board...
Nov 12, 2013
In October 2013, the first annual Kids for Kids Fast Pitch Fall Festival was held at Noyes Park in Sherrill, New York, and raised more than $1,200 for the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The festival consisted of a softball tournament with four teams of 18 and under girls and two adult co-ed teams. Money was raised through basket raffles,...
Nov 8, 2013
On Sunday, November 24, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is "Rehab Services: Inpatient, Outpatient and Home Care” and will be presented by Amanda Straney, PT, DPT; Diane Jackson, OTR/L; Ginger Oliver, PT, DPT; Rita Fay, PT, DPT, COS-C; and Leslie Lawrence, members of the Rehabilitation and Home Care Services Teams at FSLH....
Nov 7, 2013
On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Mary Whittaker of Ilion found out she has 100,000 more reasons to celebrate this holiday season. She became the 17th winner of the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover with ticket #2373. Whittaker had been purchasing Miracle Home tickets for the past seven years with more of an intent to donate to a worthy cause than believing she...
Nov 7, 2013
On Thursday, November 21, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is...
Nov 6, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to make the following staff announcements. Marianne Baker, MS, RN, CCM, CPHQ, AEMT-I - Director of Regulatory Affairs Marianne Baker, MS, RN, CCM, CPHQ, AEMT-I, has been named director of Regulatory Affairs for FSLH. In this position, Baker is responsible for the oversight and coordination of medical staff credentialing profiles, Department of...
Nov 5, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to announce that Larry Bull has joined its Board of Directors. Bull is president and CEO of Bull Brothers, Inc. and a managing director and part owner of Fastrac Markets. Bull served as a United States Army officer, including one year in Vietnam, prior to receiving his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Utica College in Utica, New...
Nov 5, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), the area’s only designated Primary Stroke Center, received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award for the third year in a row. The award recognizes FSLH’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To...
Oct 31, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation’s annual Wine Tasting and Auction benefitting St. Luke’s Home was held Saturday, October 5, 2013, at the Sadaquada Golf Club in Whitesboro. The event raised more than $58,000 for St. Luke’s Home. St. Luke’s Home is a 202-bed facility with a 40-bed subacute rehabilitation unit. Proceeds from the Wine Tasting and Auction will be used to...
Oct 28, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and Rome Memorial Hospital (RMH) strongly support the new smoking cessation regulation that bans smoking on the grounds of general hospitals and residential healthcare facilities. Governor Cuomo recently signed this provision into law to take effect on Friday, November 1, 2013. Both Utica hospitals and their associated...

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