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Jun 24, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Juleen Qandah, DO, has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Faxton Urgent Care and has privileges at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Qandah was affiliated with Emergency Medical Associates at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, New York, as an Emergency Medicine physician. She held the same role at the Carilion Clinic at Roanoke...
Jun 23, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a two-day medical camp in July at the St. Luke’s Campus for teens ages 15 through 18. MediCamp demonstrates to teens how a hospital operates and provides them with the opportunity to explore different departments for potential career endeavors. This year’s camp will operate July 20 and 21 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Program...
Jun 22, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Sunday, June 5, 2016, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends gathered with employees, medical staff and volunteers from Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Cancer Center at the 29th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. More than 350 people were in attendance. The breakfast, sponsored annually by MVHS at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro, New...
Jun 16, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – David Briggs has been named director of Risk Management for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). The Risk Management Department was recently combined with MVHS Legal and Compliance Services. Briggs has been an employee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) since 2005, most recently serving as director of Operational System Improvement for MVHS since 2014. Prior to that, he...
Jun 14, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Wednesday, June 22, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the MVHS Cancer Center, located at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The Cancer Center Lobby is on Newell Street. Join MVHS as it celebrates the newly-renovated Radiation Oncology Unit and its latest addition of...
Jun 10, 2016
Utica, N.Y. - On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly renovated Radiation Oncology Department and the addition of the new Varian Edge Linear Accelerator Suite at the Faxton Campus. To better meet the needs of patients, the area was renovated and upgraded with new aesthetically pleasing changing rooms, a private...
Jun 9, 2016
Utica, N.Y. – The 25th annual Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals Telethon aired Wednesday, June 1, 2016, on WKTV NewsChannel 2. The Telethon raised $502,262, which will be used to support programs, services and equipment that benefit Maternal Child Services at FSLH. “This year’s Telethon was a huge success and we greatly appreciate the...
Jun 8, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Two Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) volunteers were honored as Outstanding Contribution by a Senior Citizen or Couple nominees at the Older American Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro, New York. Honorees Anthony and Patricia Lupia of Whitesboro, New York, began volunteering at the St. Luke’s Campus in 2014. Patricia’s initial role was...
Jun 8, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Thursday, June 16, 2016, Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will rededicate the Donate Life Garden in honor of loved ones who were organ, tissue and cornea donors. The garden is located outside of the Allen Calder entrance at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Refreshments will follow the rededication ceremony in the Allen Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5....
Jun 6, 2016
On Friday, May 20, 2016, Midstate EMS hosted its annual awards banquet at Hart’s Hill Inn in Whitesboro.  The banquet recognized all Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers from Oneida, Herkimer and Madison Counties in celebration of National EMS Week. Specific agencies and providers were also recognized for extraordinary performances.  Regional Medical Director John DeTraglia, MD...

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