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Jun 16, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – David Briggs has been named director of Risk Management for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). The Risk Management Department was recently combined with MVHS Legal and Compliance Services. Briggs has been an employee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) since 2005, most recently serving as director of Operational System Improvement for MVHS since 2014. Prior to that, he...
Jun 14, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Wednesday, June 22, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the MVHS Cancer Center, located at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The Cancer Center Lobby is on Newell Street. Join MVHS as it celebrates the newly-renovated Radiation Oncology Unit and its latest addition of...
Jun 10, 2016
Utica, N.Y. - On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly renovated Radiation Oncology Department and the addition of the new Varian Edge Linear Accelerator Suite at the Faxton Campus. To better meet the needs of patients, the area was renovated and upgraded with new aesthetically pleasing changing rooms, a private...
Jun 9, 2016
Utica, N.Y. – The 25th annual Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals Telethon aired Wednesday, June 1, 2016, on WKTV NewsChannel 2. The Telethon raised $502,262, which will be used to support programs, services and equipment that benefit Maternal Child Services at FSLH. “This year’s Telethon was a huge success and we greatly appreciate the...
Jun 8, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Two Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) volunteers were honored as Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen or Couple nominees at the Older American Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro, New York. Honorees Anthony and Patricia Lupia of Whitesboro, New York, began volunteering at the St. Luke’s Campus in 2014. Patricia’s initial role was...
Jun 8, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Thursday, June 16, 2016, Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will rededicate the Donate Life Garden in honor of loved ones who were organ, tissue and cornea donors. The garden is located outside of the Allen Calder entrance at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Refreshments will follow the rededication ceremony in the Allen Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5....
Jun 6, 2016
On Friday, May 20, 2016, Midstate EMS hosted its annual awards banquet at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro.  The banquet recognized all Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers from Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties in celebration of National EMS Week. Specific agencies and providers were also recognized for extraordinary performances.  Regional Medical Director John DeTraglia, MD...
Jun 3, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Nalini Namassivaya, MD, has joined the Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates, LLP practice in New Hartford, New York, and has admitting privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Prior to joining Pulmonary& Critical Care Associates, LLP, she was affiliated with Buffalo Cardiology& Pulmonary Associates, PC in Williamsville, New York. Dr...
Jun 3, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Sunday, June 12, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture on the Cancer Center resources available for seniors at MVHS. The lecture will be held at noon in the Soggs Room in St. Luke’s Home at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. An Oncology and Palliative Care Social...
Jun 1, 2016
Utica, N.Y. - On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Family Lounge at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). The lounge was made possible by a generous gift from First Source Federal Credit Union and offers a comfortable and private space for family members to...

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