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May 27, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Traci Boris, Esq., has been named vice president of Legal and Compliance for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). She has served as assistant vice president of Legal and Compliance at MVHS since 2014 and as both assistant general counsel and general counsel for St. Elizabeth Medical Center since joining the organization in 2008. Boris earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from...
May 26, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Nicole Henry, RN, has been named the assistant nurse manager of Maternity and Nursery Services at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Prior to this position, Henry was employed at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, New York, in Labor and Delivery and at St. Elizabeth Medical Center on Medical/Surgical units. Henry received an associate in Nursing from Crouse School of...
May 26, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. - On Friday, June 10, 2016, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Sister Johanna Conference Room at the St. Elizabeth Campus, 2209 Genesee St., 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 can help save or sustain up to three...
May 26, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – Nicole Henry, RN, has been named the assistant nurse manager of Maternity and Nursery Services at the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Prior to this position, Henry was employed at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, New York, in Labor and Delivery and at St. Elizabeth Medical Center on Medical/Surgical units. Henry received an associate in Nursing from Crouse School of...
May 24, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – A $10,000 sign-on bonus is being offered to full- time registered nurses (RNs) and physical therapists who want to provide in-home care to patients in the community. The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Utica and Oneida County, a subsidiary of the Mohawk Valley Health System, recently celebrated its 100th anniversary and serves nearly 2,200 patients in our community. “I have...
May 20, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The St. Luke’s Campus of the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) recently hosted experts from the Deutsches Institut für Zell und Gewebeersatz GmbH (DIZG), known in English as the German Institute for Cell and Tissue Replacement, a non-profit organization. DIZG provides transplantable musculoskeletal tissue and skin grafts to recipients in need within the international community....
May 19, 2016
The 25th annual Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals Telethon will air Wednesday, June 1, 2016, on WKTV NewsChannel 2. Broadcast live from the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica, the Telethon will air from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. To make a pledge to CMN during the Telethon, please...
May 18, 2016
Officials from the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) announced they are moving forward with the appraisals of the downtown properties that will be impacted by the new hospital project. The health system is soliciting proposals from certified appraisers to evaluate the properties and a letter was mailed to downtown property owners this week informing them of the anticipated process and timeline...
May 18, 2016
On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a free stroke support group presentation from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. June is national aphasia awareness month-aphasia is a language disorder that affects the ability to communicate and is...
May 13, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System has lifted visitor restrictions for the Maternity, Nursery and Pediatric Units at the St. Luke’s Campus and the Pediatric Unit at the St. Elizabeth based on a decline in the number of cases of flu-like illness among area patients. While the restrictions have been lifted, the hospitals ask that if you are coming to visit a patient and feel ill with...

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