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“Ho-Ho Hotline” Now Taking Calls

Dec 15, 2014
Children are invited to make a free call to the “Ho-Ho Hotline” at (315) 624-4527 to tell Santa and Mrs. Claus about their Christmas wish lists. Parents can also call to learn what the most popular gifts are this holiday season. The hotline is taking calls starting Monday, December 15, 2014, through Friday, December 19, 2014, and is open 10am to 2pm and 4pm to 6pm, Monday through Friday....

FSLH’s OB/GYN Department Receives NYSPQC Obstetrical Improvement Project’s 2013 Quality Improvement Award

Dec 9, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) OB/GYN Department was recently awarded the New York State Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NYSPQC) Obstetrical Improvement Project’s 2013 Quality Improvement Award. The award supports the project’s mission of reducing scheduled deliveries without a medical indication between 36 and before 39 weeks gestation through evidence-based guidelines that support...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive Monday, December 22

Dec 8, 2014
On Monday, December 22, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm in the Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the population is...

FSLH hospitalist earns two fellow designations

Dec 8, 2014
UTICA – Goutham Malempati, MD, a hospitalist at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), has received the designation of fellow in Hospital Medicine. Also designated a fellow in Family Medicine, Malempati has been employed at FSLH since 2007. These credentials were presented as a result of his experience as a hospitalist for many years and his participation in educational programs designed to enhance...

“Jazzing With Jane Monheit and Friends” Raises $20,000 for Local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Dec 5, 2014
In September 2014, internationally known jazz vocalist Jane Monheit performed as part of a benefit to help kids with cancer and other life threatening diseases have a brighter tomorrow. “Jazzing with Jane Monheit and Friends” was held at the Clinton Central School Performing Arts Complex in Clinton, New York. More than 250 people were in attendance and helped raise $20,000 for this special cause...

Mohawk Valley Health System Names Communications Leaders

Dec 5, 2014
UTICA -- Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has made the following staff announcements: Sandra Fentiman – Manager, Communications and Marketing (SEMC) & Community Outreach Sandra Fentiman has been named manager of Communications and Marketing at St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Community Outreach for Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Prior to this position, she was manager of...

Lease Agreement Signed for Oneida Dialysis Center

Dec 5, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) has signed a lease agreement allowing dialysis treatment to return to Oneida, New York. The FSLH Oneida Dialysis Treatment Center will be located in Oneida Plaza at 131 Main Street. Following approval from the New York State Department of Health as well as construction, the goal is to have the new space completed by fall 2015. It is anticipated the new...

MVHS and Adirondack Community Physicians Welcome Three Family Nurse Practitioners

Dec 3, 2014
UTICA – Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to welcome Susan Burgess, FNP to ACP in a float position and both Cristin Kirkland, FNP and Jennifer D’Onofrio, FNP to the ACP Whitesboro Medical Office. Prior to this position, Burgess was employed as a family nurse practitioner at Exam Management Services Inc. in Irving, Texas and as a Registered Nurse (RN) clinical examiner at...

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. Donates $1,500 to Children’s Miracle Network

Dec 2, 2014
On October 7, Barrett Paving Materials Inc. presented a check for $1,500 to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The donation was made up of contributions from employees and various drawings held at their annual open house event which took place on Saturday, September 27, 2014.  “Each year Barrett Paving Materials New York Central Region...

Continuing Education Course for Area Therapists on Management of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Dec 2, 2014
On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host “Current Concepts in the Management of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. It will take place from 5pm to 8pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing...

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