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Nov 16, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) National Diabetes Prevention Program, part of the Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), has been awarded full recognition from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program (DPRP). “Research shows that more than 50 percent of people with insulin resistance may be able to...
Nov 15, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, Mohawk Valley Health System will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Allen-Calder Conference Rooms 3, 4 and 5 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Please enter through Allen-Calder Entrance 7 at the back of the campus. More than 38,000 blood donations are needed each day in the United States, but only 38 percent of the...
Nov 10, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has launched a new engagement program aimed at facilitating community involvement in the development of the new downtown hospital. The first step in this multi-phased process is to engage The Paige Group to directly speak with stakeholders in genuine, meaningful dialogue that captures critical interests and concerns. “This is a complex...
Nov 10, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System’s Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes, “Trading Up,” will host a meeting on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. This month's meeting will include a special...
Nov 3, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Alberta Weakley from Cold Brook, New York, became the 20th winner of the $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover. Proceeds of the fundraiser benefit our local Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Weakley has supported the Miracle Home Makeover from the beginning, buying a ticket every year and always felt that if...
Nov 3, 2016
UTICA, N.Y. – On Sunday, November 13, 2016, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The lecture will be held at noon in the Soggs Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. This month’s speaker is Laura J. Borgos, MD, FACS, an experienced breast surgeon and director of the Breast Care...
Nov 3, 2016
The Mohawk Valley Health System Reaches Next Milestone in New Hospital Process New Cost Estimate Achieved Through Design Modifications and Efficiencies UTICA, N.Y. – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has achieved its next milestone on the path to building the proposed new hospital in downtown Utica. Through facility and operations analysis, MVHS officials have identified potential cost...
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...

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