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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...

FSLH Honors Retired Sergeant Robert Philo of New Hartford Police Department

Apr 17, 2015
On Thursday, March 19, 2015, retired Sergeant Robert Philo was awarded a recognition plaque from Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) for his years of service and his dedication to protect and serve the hospital and community. Philo had been a part of the FSLH community for more than 10 years. He was influential in establishing a close working relationship between FSLH and the New Hartford...

St. Elizabeth College of Nursing Awards Spring 2015 Scholarships

Apr 17, 2015
UTICA -- The St. Elizabeth College of Nursing Scholarship Committee has announced the following recipients of the 2015 spring scholarships:  Class of 1957 Scholarship Susan Burr, Weekday Freshman Woman’s Christian Association Scholarship Amber Dietrich, Weekday Senior  Dana Roes, Weekday Senior Brittany Corey, Weekend Senior Rebecca Evans, Weekend Freshman Nancy...

MVHS Names Vice President of Human Resources

Apr 15, 2015
UTICA – Greg M. Howard has been named vice president of Human Resources (HR) for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this role, he is responsible for the day-to-day HR operations, HR strategic direction, organizational development and training, and employee relations including recognition and awards for the system. Howard also oversees two Employee Health offices. Prior to working for...

Mohawk Valley Health System Renames Primary Care and Specialty Groups

Apr 14, 2015
UTICA –Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) affiliated in 2014 to form the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). As MVHS celebrates its first anniversary, the medical group offices of the two former organizations have joined together under a common name: MVHS Medical Group. The new primary and specialty care network encompasses 32 locations and 130 providers....

Bariatric Surgery Program Continues to Grow

Apr 13, 2015
On Tuesday, March 26, 2015, William A. Graber, MD, FACS, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of his new office. To better meet the needs of their patients, The William A. Graber, MD, PC, Bariatric Surgery Medical Office opened a new and expanded office at 125 Business Park Drive, Suite 150, in Utica, New York. Founded in 2002 by Dr. Graber, the Bariatric Surgery Program at...

Mohawk Valley Health System Celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Apr 10, 2015
In honor of National Healthcare Volunteer Week, April 12 to April 18, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) celebrates the many active volunteers who donate their time, energy and talents to the organization and encourages others to start helping within their communities. During this annual week-long celebration, volunteers are offered discount coupons to the hospital gift shops and can...

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