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Volunteers Fund Free Education Channels

Dec 18, 2015
Education channels have been added to the patient televisions at the St. Luke’s Campus and the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services thanks to funding from the Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association. The free channels include topics on patient safety, healthy living, specific diagnosis information and mother/baby care. The methods in which...

Vascular Surgeon Joins MVHS

Dec 17, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Ankur Chawla, MD, a specialist in Vascular Surgery, has joined the MVHS Medical Group’s new Vascular Surgery Group office and has admitting privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Chawla most recently was affiliated with New York Hospital of Queens in Flushing, New York. Dr. Chawla earned his...

Breast Care Center Receives $4,000 Donation

Dec 17, 2015
This summer, the Mohawk Valley Health System’s Breast Care Center was presented with a $4,000 donation in memory of Brenda Roller and Maggie Sadallah. Paragon Athletic Club and Daylight Donuts sponsored a tennis tournament where Paragon members played tennis and raised money in honor of Brenda and Maggie. The money raised will be used to assist patients that require financial assistance related...

St. Louis Gonzaga Church Maronite Young Adult Group Donates to CMN at FSLH

Dec 10, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – In November 2015, the Maronite Young Adult Group (MYA) from the St. Louis Gonzaga Church in Utica made a generous $2,000 donation to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. MYA hosted a Fall Social Hour with proceeds benefiting CMN. The event took place at Aqua Vino Restaurant and Banquets where there were prize drawings and live...

FSLH to Hold Remembrance Service in Memory of Patients Who Passed Away in 2015

Dec 10, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Thursday, December 17, 2015, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will hold a remembrance service in memory of all FSLH patients who passed away in 2015. Families, friends and caregivers are invited to attend the service that begins at 7 p.m. in the Chapel at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica.   The...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Stroke Program receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus

Dec 8, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), an affiliate of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award recognizes FSLH’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most...

Breast Surgeon Joins MVHS

Dec 8, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Laura J. Borgos, MD, FACS, has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) as a breast surgeon. Before joining MVHS, Dr. Borgos worked as a breast surgeon and director of the Breast Program for Easton Hospital in Easton, Pennsylvania. She also established the Breast Care Program and performed breast surgeries at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre,...

CMI Donates to Breast Care Center

Dec 7, 2015
Utica, NY – In November, Cooperative Magnetic Imaging (CMI) presented a check for $2,000 to the Breast Care Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System. Money was raised through a biking fundraiser where employees were given pledges by sponsors and as a group, biked more than 1,000 miles. The donation will be used to buy robes and aftercare garments for patients in the Breast Care Center. "We...

December Cancer Support Groups

Nov 30, 2015
After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting On Saturday, December 12, 2015, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. ABC Support Group meetings are free and open to the public and were created by women who have had breast cancer. The...

Chronic Kidney Disease Education Program - Dec 8

Nov 24, 2015
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, December 8, 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 Program...

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