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MVHS Senior Sunday Lunch and Learn - November 15

Oct 29, 2015
On Sunday, November 15, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture on staying safe and active in your home. 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 member of the MVHS Rehabilitation Services team will discuss ways to...

St. Luke's Home Job Fair - Wednesday, November 4

Oct 29, 2015
On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, St. Luke’s Home is holding a job fair with on-the-spot interviews from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Soggs Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. St. Luke’s Home has immediate openings for full-time licensed practical nurses (LPNs) on the night shift. The Adult Day Health Care Program...

Cancer Support Group - November 9

Oct 26, 2015
The Cancer Center’s monthly support forum for patients and cancer survivors will be held on Monday, November 9, 2015, at 6pm. The cancer support forum meets the second Monday of every month at 6pm in the Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Margaret Celebi, PT, DPT, CLT, a certified lymphedema therapist/physical therapist at the...

MVHS Hospitals Win Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation

Oct 26, 2015
UTICA, N.Y.– The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) hospitals, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center, were named joint winners of a 2015/2016 Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation. The annual award identifies hospitals across the United States that healthcare consumers choose as having the highest quality and image. “We are very proud of our committed...

Meet Robot at Little Falls Talk on Knee Pain - October 28, 2015

Oct 26, 2015
LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. – St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) will host a free, educational event to give the community a rare look at the MAKO, a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm system used for partial knee surgeries, on Wednesday, October 28 from 5-6 p.m. The event will be held at the Travelodge Inn & Suites, 20 Albany Street, Little Falls, N.Y. Information on the system and...

Mohawk Valley Health System's 2015 Campaign For Quality Celebrates 14th Anniversary

Oct 22, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On October 15 and 16, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Campaign For Quality (CFQ) celebrated its 14th anniversary with nearly 500 physicians, healthcare workers, students and community members from across New York State in attendance. This popular program held at Hamilton College in Clinton, featured national and local experts who presented on current trends in...

Chronic Kidney Disease Education Program - November 3

Oct 21, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – 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 3, 2015, 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,...

MVHS Names Scholefield Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Oct 20, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Robert Scholefield, RN, MS, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). He has served as senior vice president of Operations for MVHS since March 2014. In this position, Scholefield is responsible for the operations of the healthcare system, overseeing a number of departments and programs as well as working with...

MVHS Stroke Support Group Presents “Adjusting to Stroke through Faith”

Oct 19, 2015
On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 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. Join us as Deacon Paul Lehmann leads the group in a discussion about the journey of life following a stroke with a focus...

Gamers Gearing up for “Extra Life” Game Day to Support CMN at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Oct 19, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Saturday, November 7, 2015, gamers registered in Extra Life, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) fundraising program, will raise funds and awareness for CMN at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), an affiliate of the Mohawk Valley Health System. In order to participate in Extra Life, gamers register for the 24-hour fundraiser for free at www.Extra-Life.org, select...

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