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Physical Therapists Present Joint Replacement Study Findings at National Conference

Apr 1, 2014
In February, two Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) physical therapists, Richard White, PT, DPT, and Zachary Johnson, PT, DPT, presented their findings from an original study on total hip and knee joint replacements at the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Las Vegas, Nevada. White and Johnson presented their study, “Retrospective Analysis of...

CNY Diabetes Education Program Receives Grants to Improve Educational Programs for People with Prediabetes and Diabetes

Mar 31, 2014
It is estimated that nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, including an estimated 7 million who remain undiagnosed. The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) recently received two grants, one from the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) and the other from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS), to help combat the disease in our area. The...

Mohawk Valley Health System Names Senior Leadership Team

Mar 31, 2014
For more than two years the Boards of Directors of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) have been working to affiliate the two hospitals into one system, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). The affiliation was finalized on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The new system is governed by a single Board of Directors and managed by a centralized senior leadership...

FSLH Hosts 18th Annual Dr. Michelle E. Haddad Memorial Seminar

Mar 27, 2014
On Friday, March 14, 2014, the James M. Rozanski General Practice Residency Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) hosted the 18th annual Dr. Michelle E. Haddad Memorial Seminar at Utica College. For the eleventh consecutive year the seminar sold out with more than 270 people in attendance. Of those in attendance, 43 were past or current dental residents of FSLH’s General Practice...

Security Call Boxes Installed At FSLH Provide Additional Resource

Mar 26, 2014
In March, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) installed emergency call boxes at both the Faxton and St. Luke’s Campuses as an additional security measure. Parking lots A, H, and U at the St. Luke’s Campus and the Murnane Field Lot at the Faxton Campus now have emergency call boxes. Call boxes are operational at all hours to employees and visitors to use in cases of emergency, providing additional...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare to Host Stroke Education Day

Mar 25, 2014
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host A Stroke of Knowledge — Essentials of Stroke Care from 8am to 4pm at Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel in Vernon, New York. Physicians, nurses, therapists, students and anyone involved in the medical field are welcome to attend. The Stroke Center at FSLH is the only designated Primary Stroke Center in the Mohawk Valley. Free...

FSLH to Host Blood Drive Tuesday, April 8

Mar 25, 2014
On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 8am to 1pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, located on the St. Luke’s Campus, 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...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, April 8

Mar 25, 2014
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, April 8, 15 and 22, 2014, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...

FSLH Foundation Honors Doctors Through Caring Heart Program for National Doctors’ Day

Mar 24, 2014
National Doctors’ Day is Sunday, March 30, 2014, and the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation is celebrating the day through their Caring Heart Program. The Foundation is inviting grateful patients to honor their physicians on their special day through the program. The Caring Heart Program provides grateful patients and their families the opportunity to give thanks to the member(s)...

After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group - Saturday, April 5

Mar 21, 2014
On Saturday, April 5, 2014, 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. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The April meeting is titled “Attitude is Key” and inspirational speaker, Louise White, will lead the discussion. White,...

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