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Jan 20, 2017
UTICA, NY – Representatives from the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory (MMRL) and the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) – the first step in exploring an expanded partnership between the two organizations. MVHS is currently responding to a request for application (RFA) to access $300 million in funding from New York State to build a world-...
Jan 18, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will celebrate National Women Physicians Day on Friday, February 3, 2017, by hosting a social event for women physicians in the community from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. It will be held on the St. Luke’s Campus at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services in its Sogg's Room and is sponsored, in part, by the MVHS Foundation’s...
Jan 17, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will celebrate National Women Physicians Day on Friday, February 3, 2017, by hosting a social event for women physicians in the community from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. It will be held on the St. Luke’s Campus at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services in its Community Room and is sponsored, in part, by the MVHS Foundation’s...
Jan 12, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – Brian Croghan, CHFM, has been named director of Facilities Management for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, he is responsible for the management and oversight of utilities management, life safety compliance, construction and renovation management and grounds keeping. Croghan is a master electrician with more than 20 years of Facilities Management...
Jan 12, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – To better protect patients from the flu and other illnesses, visitor restrictions have been put in place for the Mohawk Valley Health System (Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center). A maximum of two visitors per patient will be permitted at any one time and children 12 and under are prohibited from visiting all inpatient areas, as they are more likely to...
Jan 10, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – Officials from the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) announced they have selected an architectural firm and a construction manager for the planning, design and construction of the new hospital project. The architectural firm is NBBJ, and the construction manager is the Turner Construction Company. NBBJ and Turner will work closely with the outreach team to consider community...
Jan 3, 2017
Community Invited to Develop Guiding Principles for Integrated Health Campus UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) invites the community to attend an information session and community dialogue event regarding the development of the new downtown health campus on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Two sessions will be held in the Grande Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel-Utica Centre: 1 p.m....
Jan 3, 2017
UTICA, N.Y. – Erin Ratajczak, AS, BS, has been named child life specialist for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Ratajczak is responsible for working with children in a variety of situations related to healthcare. Ratajczak earned an associate of science in Early Childhood Education from Herkimer County Community College in Herkimer, New York, and a Bachelor of Science...
Dec 30, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has been recognized by the National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program as a “Gold Safe Sleep Champion,”for its commitment to best practices and education on infant safe sleep. MVHS is one of the first hospitals in New York State to receive this title. The National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program was created by Cribs for Kids...
Dec 29, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Kelsie Becker, RN, has been named operations manager for Faxton Urgent Care at the Mohawk Valley Health System. In this position, Becker is responsible for operations to include both clinical and administrative responsibilities for the Urgent Care. Becker earned an associate’s degree in Nursing from Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York. She is certified in advanced...

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