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Feb 14, 2017
Press releases for Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare are now posted to our Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) website. MVHS Press Releases
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 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....
Nov 10, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has launched a new engagement program aimed at facilitating community involvement in the development of the new downtown hospital. The first step in this multi-phased process is to engage The Paige Group to directly speak with stakeholders in genuine, meaningful dialogue that captures critical interests and concerns. “This is a complex...
Nov 3, 2016
The Mohawk Valley Health System Reaches Next Milestone in New Hospital Process New Cost Estimate Achieved Through Design Modifications and Efficiencies UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has achieved its next milestone on the path to building the proposed new hospital in downtown Utica. Through facility and operations analysis, MVHS officials have identified potential cost...
Sep 20, 2016
UTICA, NY – Officials from the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) are setting in motion the design and construction of the new hospital and have issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to architects, engineers and construction managers. “We have sent the information to 14 architects, 11 engineers and seven construction management firms, all of which have extensive experience in healthcare projects...
Jul 15, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Lisa Volo, CPRP, CCEP, MHFA, has been named DSRIP coordinator for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). DSRIP, or the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program, is the main mechanism by which New York State will implement the Medicaid Redesign Team Waiver Amendment. Prior to joining MVHS, Volo served as director of Behavioral Health Services at the Regional Primary Care...
May 18, 2016
Officials from the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) announced they are moving forward with the appraisals of the downtown properties that will be impacted by the new hospital project. The health system is soliciting proposals from certified appraisers to evaluate the properties and a letter was mailed to downtown property owners this week informing them of the anticipated process and timeline...

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