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Diabetes Prevention Program Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program at FSLH

Jan 24, 2014
The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is again offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) that focuses on treating prediabetes to prevent type 2 diabetes. The program will begin in February 2014, and will be held at CNY Diabetes located on the fourth floor of the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Type 2 diabetes threatens one in three Americans...

Utica Comets Team Up With FSLH's Breast Care Center

Jan 22, 2014
COMETS PARTNERING WITH FAXTON ST. LUKE’S FOR PINK THE RINK NIGHT UTICA, N.Y. – The Utica Comets announced today that the team is partnering with The Breast Care Center of The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare for “Pink the Rink” Night on January 31st. "The Regional Cancer Center is very grateful to partner with the Utica Comets to not only increase awareness of cancer,...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, February 4

Jan 21, 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, February 4, 11 and 18, 2014, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue...

FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Wellness After Stroke”

Jan 17, 2014
On Sunday, February 2, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at noon in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Amanda Straney, PT, DPT, acute care physical and occupational therapy manager at FSLH, and Bethany Kleist, Faxton St. Luke’s Wellness Center...

Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association Announces 2014 Board Officers

Jan 17, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association recently announced the 2014 officers for its Board of Directors. Jane Gwise has been named president of the Volunteer Association and has served as vice president and member-at-large. Gwise began volunteering more than 20 years ago at Faxton Hospital serving on the Faxton Council. She currently volunteers in the Outpatient Infusion Unit in the...

FSLH to Host Presentation on Active Shooter and High Threat Incident Response

Jan 15, 2014
On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host “Healthcare Employee Considerations for Active Shooter and High Threat Incidents” from 5pm to 7pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Cost to attend is $20 to be paid at the event....

Job Fair – Wednesday, January 15

Jan 10, 2014
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Home Care Services will hold a job fair for home care nurses from noon to 4:30pm in the Soggs Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Home Care Services has immediate openings for full-time, part-time and occasional registered nurses (RN), including...

23rd Annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospital’s Bowling for Miracles

Jan 9, 2014
The 23rd annual Bowling for Miracles Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMN) of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) is taking place on Sunday, February 9, 2014, at the Pin-O-Rama Recreation Center, located at 1724 Genesee Street in Utica. The event is sponsored by the FSLH Foundation and CMN media partners WKTV NewsChannel 2 and Lite 98.7. The deadline for...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Announces New Chief Medical Officer

Jan 9, 2014
Michael F. Trevisani, MD, MBA, CPE, FASCRS, FACHE, has been named senior vice president/chief medical officer (CMO) for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this role, Dr. Trevisani is responsible for the departments of Quality Improvement, Credentialing, Physician Support Services Office (PSSO), Physician Recruitment and the Medical Staff Office. Dr. Trevisani received his bachelor’s...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Jan 9, 2014
Melanie Pogoda, RN, BSN, has been named nurse manager of 2 West for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Pogoda’s previous position with FSLH was as nurse manager of Urgent Care. Prior to joining FSLH, Pogoda was a nurse manager of the Orthopedic Neurosurgical Unit at Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has also held staff and charge nurse positions at Sentara Potomac Hospital in...

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