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Chronic Kidney Disease Program Tuesday, April 22

Apr 8, 2014
The Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 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 Program...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Apr 4, 2014
In honor of National Healthcare Volunteer Week, April 6 to April 12, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) recognizes the many active volunteers who donate their time, energy and talents to the organization and encourage others to start helping within their communities. In 2013, 240 FSLH volunteers contributed nearly 60,000 hours of service to patients, residents and families. That is...

National Cancer Survivors Day Breakfast - Sunday, June 1, 2014

Apr 3, 2014
On Sunday, June 1, 2014, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends are invited to gather with employees, medical staff and volunteers from Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center at the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. The breakfast will take place at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro, with doors opening at 9am. Cancer...

2014 Stomp Out Cancer Telethon Raises More Than $88,000

Apr 2, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation and The Regional Cancer Center are pleased to announce that the 16th annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon raised more than $88,000. The Telethon was broadcast live Wednesday, March 26, from The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH on WKTV NewsChannel 2. “The support of this community is amazing,” said Cynthia Brandreth, chairperson of the annual fund...

Physical Therapists Present Joint Replacement Study Findings at National Conference

Apr 1, 2014
In February, two Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) physical therapists, Richard White, PT, DPT, and Zachary Johnson, PT, DPT, presented their findings from an original study on total hip and knee joint replacements at the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Las Vegas, Nevada. White and Johnson presented their study, “Retrospective Analysis of...

CNY Diabetes Education Program Receives Grants to Improve Educational Programs for People with Prediabetes and Diabetes

Mar 31, 2014
It is estimated that nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, including an estimated 7 million who remain undiagnosed. The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) recently received two grants, one from the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) and the other from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS), to help combat the disease in our area. The...

Mohawk Valley Health System Names Senior Leadership Team

Mar 31, 2014
For more than two years the Boards of Directors of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) have been working to affiliate the two hospitals into one system, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). The affiliation was finalized on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The new system is governed by a single Board of Directors and managed by a centralized senior leadership...

FSLH Hosts 18th Annual Dr. Michelle E. Haddad Memorial Seminar

Mar 27, 2014
On Friday, March 14, 2014, the James M. Rozanski General Practice Residency Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) hosted the 18th annual Dr. Michelle E. Haddad Memorial Seminar at Utica College. For the eleventh consecutive year the seminar sold out with more than 270 people in attendance. Of those in attendance, 43 were past or current dental residents of FSLH’s General Practice...

Security Call Boxes Installed At FSLH Provide Additional Resource

Mar 26, 2014
In March, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) installed emergency call boxes at both the Faxton and St. Luke’s Campuses as an additional security measure. Parking lots A, H, and U at the St. Luke’s Campus and the Murnane Field Lot at the Faxton Campus now have emergency call boxes. Call boxes are operational at all hours to employees and visitors to use in cases of emergency, providing additional...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, April 8

Mar 25, 2014
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, April 8, 15 and 22, 2014, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

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