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Adirondack Community Physicians Medical Staff Announcements

Sep 11, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcements. Meira Yeger-McKeever, MD – Orthopedic Surgeon Meira Yeger-McKeever, MD, has joined FSLH’s ACP Orthopedic Group as an orthopedic surgeon. Prior to joining ACP, Dr. Yeger-McKeever worked as an orthopedic surgeon in multiple New Jersey medical centers...

MVHS Announces Quality Department Leadership

Sep 11, 2014
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has made the following staff announcements. Barbara Folger, RN, MS, CPHQ, NEA-BC, CPPS, has been named assistant vice president of Quality and Outcomes Management for MVHS. In this role, she is responsible for Quality Management, Patient Safety, Regulatory Affairs and Infection Prevention for the system. Folger has been an employee at Faxton St. Luke’...

Enterovirus impact can be minimized

Sep 10, 2014
From the Oneida County Health Department For Immediate Release, September 10, 2014 Contact: Sandra Pejcic, (315) 798-5748 The best defense against a rare virus that has caused severe respiratory illness in hundreds of children across about a dozen states is proper hand-washing, reminded health officials from the Oneida County Health Department and the county’s hospitals, Rome Memorial...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation to Host Wine Tasting and Auction to Benefit St. Luke’s Home

Sep 10, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation’s annual Wine Tasting and Auction to benefit St. Luke’s Home will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 6pm to 9pm at the Sadaquada Golf Club, 4895 Henderson Street, Whitesboro. An assortment of wines, butlered hors d’oeuvres and chef-attended stations with a fall-harvest menu will be available to enjoy. Ticket price is $75 per person,...

Chronic Kidney Disease Program - Tuesday, September 23

Sep 9, 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, September 23, 2014, from 6pm to 8:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...

Continuing Education Course for Area Therapists on Diabetic Considerations

Sep 9, 2014
On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host “Diabetes Update 2014,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. It will take place from 5pm to 7pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin...

Mohawk Valley Health System Medical Staff Announcement

Sep 8, 2014
Lorna Grant, MD, has joined the Eye Associates of Utica, PC. Dr. Grant received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Vermont College of Arts and Sciences and her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, both in Burlington, Vermont. She completed an internship at Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program and a residency in Ophthalmology at the...

Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture - Sept. 21

Sep 5, 2014
On Sunday, September 21, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “Cultural Diversity in the Mohawk Valley,” and will be presented by Ezio Poccia, Language Assistance coordinator at FSLH. Utica is home to a diverse population of individuals, including many refugees and immigrants. Poccia will provide a brief history on...

FSLH Wellness Center Classes Beginning in September 2014

Sep 5, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Wellness Center is offering a fall membership special. Purchase a three month membership during the month of September and receive one week free. The Wellness Center is also offering the following specialty classes. All classes run in eight-week sessions. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must register and pay for the...

Patient Portal Offers Access to Health Information

Sep 3, 2014
With its launch of a new patient portal this month, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to offer patients the option to access their inpatient medical information during and after their hospital stay. “My Patient Portal” allows patients and their designated family members to review health information from their stay at FSLH from the comfort and privacy of their hospital room, home,...

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