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Chronic Kidney Disease Education Program - October 13

Sep 29, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Dialysis Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD...

Dr. W. Anthony Mandour Appointed to FSLH Foundation Board

Sep 24, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – W. Anthony Mandour, MD, FACS, has been appointed to the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation Board of Directors following their September board meeting. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Mandour practiced urology at Associated Medical Professionals (AMP Urology) in New Hartford and was a member of the faculty for the St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Mandour...

FSLH Emergency Department Medical Director Receives ICON of Emergency Medicine Award

Sep 23, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Lingappa Amernath, MD, was recently awarded the "ICON of Emergency Medicine Award" by the Emergency Physicians of India at the PACE International Emergency Medicine Conference. Dr. Amernath is the medical director for the Emergency Department at the St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). The award honors Dr. Amernath’s contributions over the past 17 years in...

MVHS Creates Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Group

Sep 22, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Mohawk Valley Health System Medical Group has added a Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Group and named the following to its medical staff. They are all practicing at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and can be reached at the MVHS Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Group in the Marian Medical Professional Building, 2211 Genesee Street, Utica at 315-801-8567. Laszlo Fuzesi, MD, a...

Press Statement Regarding Proposed Location of New MVHS Hospital

Sep 22, 2015
Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed, and the New York State Legislature approved, $300 million in the 2015 New York State budget to help to ”create an integrated healthcare delivery system in Oneida County.” This legislation provides an incredible, once in a lifetime opportunity for us to build a new, freestanding hospital for our community. It is truly a game-changer for our region...

MVHS Stroke Support Group Presents “Recovery After Stroke: Coping with Emotions”

Sep 21, 2015
On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a free stroke support group presentation from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Dealing with a flood of emotions can be hard for stroke survivors. Emotions can range from depression and anxiety to...

Campaign For Quality 2015

Sep 21, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – In today’s constantly evolving healthcare environment, it is imperative to stay current with trends and advancements. The Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) 2015 Campaign For Quality (CFQ) promises to give everyone in attendance a new perspective on the ever-changing healthcare industry. Alicia Cole will kick off CFQ on Friday at Hamilton College. In August 2006, following...

MVHS Nurse Recruitment Event - Sept 29

Sep 21, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a nursing recruitment event from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel, 200 Genesee Street, Utica. MVHS has immediate openings for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, care attendants, nurse techs and unit secretaries. General and leadership positions are...

Create a Human Pink Ribbon on Thursday, October 1, 2015

Sep 18, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Community members and breast cancer survivors are invited to help promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month by creating a human pink ribbon. Please wear pink and join us on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 11 a.m. at F.T. Proctor Park, Corner of Culver Avenue and Rutger Street in Utica. A brief ceremony will be held to honor breast cancer survivors and then attendees will create a human...

Oneida County Health Department to Offer Smoking Cessation Classes

Sep 17, 2015
The Oneida County Health Department, in collaboration with the Mohawk Valley Health System, is offering a free three week series of Freshstart Smoking Cessation classes. Freshstart is an evidence-based program created by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held from 5pm to 6:30pm on Tuesdays, October 6, 13 and 20, 2015, in the Second Floor Conference Room at the St. Luke’s Campus,...

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