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Oct 31, 2016
Support Forum for Patients and Cancer Survivors The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, November 14, 2016, at 6 p.m. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The forum...
Oct 26, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. -- Teresa Martorella, MD, has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Medical Group at its Children’s Health Center. She is a pediatrician with privileges at both the St. Elizabeth Campus and St. Luke’s Campus. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Martorella was affiliated with Montefiore Medical Group in the Bronx, New York, as an attending physician in a pediatric...
Oct 25, 2016
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, November 8, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, BSN, CDN, CKD...
Oct 24, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. - The Mohawk Valley Health System's (MVHS) Maternity Unit, including Labor and Delivery, Post-Partum and the Nurseries are all secured areas. Visitors to the Maternity Unit will now be asked to show a photo ID before entering for the protection of parents and their children. If visitors do not have a photo ID, their photo will be taken. The hospital is like many throughout the...
Oct 24, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is hosting a free community education program on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro. This event recognizes National Diabetes Month. Christopher Houle, PharmD, CGP, CDE, will present strategies for the medical management of diabetes...
Oct 18, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center is beginning a new session of specialty classes. Classes run in eight-week sessions and begin the week of Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Space is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants must register and pay for the entire eight-week session of a class. Visit www.faxtonstlukes.com/wellness-classes...
Oct 11, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, St. Luke’s Home is holding a job fair with on-the-spot interviews from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. in the Soggs Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. St. Luke’s Home has immediate openings for licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs), certified nursing...
Oct 7, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Community members, breast cancer survivors and local officials gathered together on Friday, October 7, 2016, to form a human pink ribbon to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Murnane Field in Utica. A brief ceremony was held to honor breast cancer survivors and then 150 attendees, dressed in pink, created a human pink ribbon. This event is sponsored by the Mohawk Valley...
Oct 6, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) Imaging Center, located in the Utica Business Park, now offers life-saving 3D mammograms, or breast tomosynthesis. MVHS uses GE SenoClaire 3D Breast Tomosynthesis Imaging, which means that patients no longer need to travel outside our area for access to this advanced technology. Breast tomosynthesis uses a low-dose, short x-ray sweep to...
Oct 6, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Jack Davis, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, has been named vice president of Human Resources (HR) and chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, Davis is responsible for all parts of HR, including benefits and retirement planning, employee relations, labor relations and union negotiations.   Prior to joining MVHS, Davis served as...

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