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May 11, 2015
What:             A Stroke of Knowledge — Essentials of Stroke Care When:             Wednesday, May 13, 2015, from 8am to 4pm Where:           Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel, 14 Ruth Street, Vernon, NY Details:  ...

Cancer Support Groups in May

Apr 29, 2015
After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting  On Saturday, May 9, 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. The May meeting, titled “Survivorship,” will be led by Manzurul Sikder, MD, of Slocum-Dickson Medical Group. Dr. Sikder...

MVHS Wellness Center Classes Beginning in May 2015

Apr 29, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center is offering a spring membership special. Purchase a three month membership during the month of May and receive an additional two weeks free. The Wellness Center is also offering a new session of aquatic and specialty classes which includes Pilates, PiYo and Zumba. All classes run in eight-week sessions (unless noted) and begin the week of Monday...

MVHS Names Director of Advanced Wound Care

Apr 29, 2015
UTICA – Corinne Ritzel, RT, RRT has been named director of Advanced Wound Care for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Ritzel maintains clinical and administrative operations for MVHS Advanced Wound Care. Ritzel has been an employee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center since 1991, serving as a respiratory therapist, clinical coordinator for Respiratory Care services and, most...

Chronic Kidney Disease Program - May 12

Apr 28, 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, May 12, 2015, 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 coordinator,...

MVHS to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, May 12

Apr 28, 2015
On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 11am to 4pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is eligible to donate. Just one donor can help save or sustain up to three...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Receives Best Value Award

Apr 27, 2015
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), an affiliate of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), has been recognized as one of New York State’s 10 “Best Value Hospitals” for 2014 by Verras Healthcare International. The award was based on the Verras’ Medical Value Index (MVI) which compared similar New York State hospitals (250+ beds) and measured three years of trended medical outcomes using six...

The 19th Annual Miracle Home Makeover Kicks Off — New York State Raffle Guidelines Affect Change in Process

Apr 23, 2015
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, Lite 98.7FM-WLZW, The Observer-Dispatch, Lewis Custom Homes and Home Builders and Remodelers Association of the Mohawk Valley, announce the start of the 19th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at FSLH. One lucky person will win a $100,000...

MVHS Stroke Support Group Presents “T’ai Chi Chih”

Apr 21, 2015
On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a free stroke support group presentation at 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. T’ai Chi Chih is a martial art dating back to ancient China. It includes physical movements, mental concentration and relaxed breathing....

Free Wellness Presentation at Utica College

Apr 21, 2015
The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center in conjunction with students from the Utica College Health Studies Program is hosting a presentation on the benefits of aquatic wellness programs on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at 1pm in the Macfarlane Auditorium on the ground floor of DePerno Hall at Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Road, Utica. The program is free and the community is invited to...

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