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Apr 11, 2016
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation, in partnership with WKTV NewsChannel 2, Lite 98.7FM-WLZW, The Observer-Dispatch, Lewis Custom Homes and Home Builders and Remodelers Association of the Mohawk Valley, announce the start of the 20th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at FSLH. One lucky person will win a $100,000...
Apr 7, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – This year, National Volunteer Week falls from April 10-16 and the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will use those days to accentuate the many gifts and talents our volunteers share with patients, families and employees on a regular basis. All staff members are urged to thank volunteers for all that they do to support MVHS. “This year’s theme is ‘Our volunteers are worth their...
Apr 7, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Sunday, April 17, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture on nutrition. The lecture will be held at noon in the Soggs Room in St. Luke’s Home at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. A Registered Dietitian from MVHS will discuss proper nutritional needs as we age that...
Apr 7, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. –Michael F. Trevisani, MD, MBA, CPE, FASCRS, FACHE, has been named senior vice president/chief medical officer for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), serving as medical director for both Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC). In this role, Dr. Trevisani is responsible for overseeing the medical staffs of FSLH and SEMC, credentialing, the...
Apr 6, 2016
On Monday, April 4, Randall J. VanWagoner, President of Mohawk Valley Community College, and Robert C. Scholefield, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer for the Mohawk Valley Health System, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for a credit-bearing, nationally accredited EMS/Paramedic degree program. The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare EMS Program is an affiliate of the Mohawk...
Apr 5, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Almost everyone who works at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) knows who Dr. Albert D’Accurzio is. Whether they had direct interactions with him or not, they saw him in the hospital hallways and heard him speak at events and answer questions about hospital quality in the media. Plus, he worked there more than a quarter of a century. He retired on April 1. Before joining SEMC as...
Apr 1, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Eric Yoss, MD, FCCP, a specialist in Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine, has been named senior vice president of Quality at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this position, he is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the various quality programs at MVHS. Dr. Yoss has served on the St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) medical staff since the early 1990s,...
Apr 1, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Every 10 minutes someone is added to the national transplant list. On average, 21 people die each day in the U.S. while waiting for a transplant. Being part of a national register saves lives. April is Organ Donation Awareness Month. To support that, the Faxton St. Luke’s Volunteer Association is offering registration opportunities at various locations throughout the month....
Mar 31, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – A team of Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) employees penned an article on the reduction of patient falls at MVHS that was published in the December 2015 issue of Nursing Management journal. Kathryn Ward, MA, MS, RN, CPHQ, NEA-BC, director of Nursing Operations, is the primary author of the article. She collaborated with Patricia A. Roach, MS, RN, NEA-BC, PMHNP-BC, senior vice...
Mar 29, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Isha Gupta, MD, a nephrologist affiliated with Kidney and Hypertension Consultants, has joined the medical staffs of St. Elizabeth Medical Center and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. She has privileges at both SEMC and FSLH, which are affiliated under the Mohawk Valley Health System. Dr. Gupta received her Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine from B.J. Medical College in...

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