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Cancer Support Forum for Patients and Survivors - September 8, 2014

Aug 28, 2014
The Regional Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, September 8, 2014, at 6pm. The guest speaker Kirsten Huyck, MA, RD, CSO, CDN, is a board certified oncology nutrition specialist for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and will be discussing healthy diets and meal options for cancer patients. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday...

MVHS and Adirondack Community Physicians Welcome Kathy Freeman, FNP and Stephanie Roberts, FNP

Aug 28, 2014
UTICA – Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) is pleased to welcome Kathy Freeman, FNP to the ACP New Hartford Medical Office and Stephanie Roberts, MS, FNP to the Mohawk Valley Medical Office. Prior her position as a FNP at the ACP New Hartford Medical Office, Kathy Freeman served as a registered nurse (RN) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Genesee Urgent Care and as a RN at the ACP New...

FSLH to Host Two Blood Drives in September

Aug 26, 2014
On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a blood drive from 10am to 4pm 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. Another blood drive will be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, from 2pm to 7pm in the traveling donor center, located at...

Oneida County 4-H Youth Club Raises $250 for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Breast Care Center

Aug 21, 2014
In July, the Oneida County 4-H youth club donated $250 to Faxton St. Luke Healthcare’s (FSLH) Breast Care Center. The youth club raised money to benefit local patients and their families receiving care at FSLH through t-shirt sales at the Boonville Oneida County Fair. The “Give Cancer the Boot” t-shirts were sold and worn by the youth club on “Pink Out Day” at the fair. “We are extremely...

FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Brain Aneurysm and Stroke Risk: Know the Facts”

Aug 20, 2014
On Wednesday, September 3, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Laura Love, RN, SCRN, Stroke Program assistant clinical coordinator at FSLH, will give a presentation on brain aneurysms in honor of...

Knock Your Socks Off Foot Clinic Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program

Aug 19, 2014
At noon on Friday, September 5, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus of FSLH, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area...

VNA of Utica and Oneida County Awarded CHAP Re-accreditation

Aug 19, 2014
The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Utica and Oneida County has been awarded Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP) re-accreditation under the CHAP Standards of Excellence. The VNA of Utica and Oneida County has been accredited by CHAP since 2005. “We are pleased that the VNA of Utica and Oneida County chose CHAP accreditation,” said Michael S. Grogan, senior vice president of...

Road Knights Hold Car Show for Residents at St. Luke’s Home

Aug 19, 2014
On Saturday, August 16, the Road Knights of Central New York held a classic car show at St. Luke’s Home for residents and the community. The show was organized by Road Knights members Barb and Steve Joswick in honor of Barb’s mother, Beatrice Barth-White. Barth-White was a resident at St. Luke’s Home for seven years until her passing in September 2012. More than 20 classic cars were on display...

FSLH Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Dedication of the F.E. Romano Family Radiation Oncology Department and the CT Scanner and Treatment Planning Suite

Aug 15, 2014
On Wednesday, August 13, 2014, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to dedicate the F.E. Romano Family Radiation Oncology Department and the CT Scanner and Treatment Planning Suite in The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Gifts from the following donors have enabled FSLH to provide state of the art care through the purchase of the new CT Scanner and renovation of the...

MVHS names Jerry Plows Service Excellence and Employee Engagement Coordinator

Aug 14, 2014
UTICA – Jerry Plows has been named Service Excellence and Employee Engagement Coordinator for Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In this new role, Plows is responsible for coordinating programs and strategies to build and maintain positive patient experiences and employee engagement at MVHS. He will also implement and oversee all employee reward and recognition programs and coordinate employee...

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