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Central New York Diabetes Education Program Holding Free Podiatry Clinic

Aug 23, 2012
On Friday, September 7, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program will hold a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" podiatry clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at noon at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus of FSLH, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area podiatrist will conduct a...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Medical Staff Announcement

Aug 12, 2012
Waleed Albert, MD, FACP, has been named medical director for Quality and Utilization at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this role, Dr. Albert serves as a physician advisor to the medical staff, Case Management staff and the Utilization and Review Committee, for which he is chairman. He works closely with attending physicians to ensure their patients are given accurate bed assignments and...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Aug 12, 2012
Gabrielle Wilkie, RN, has been named transitional care coordinator for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this role, Wilkie identifies and assists with the needs of patients being discharged from the hospital setting to home. This assistance includes medical, social, emotional and financial concerns. She provides information and guidance to the patient and/or family while interfacing with...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare to Host Evening Blood Drive Monday, August 27

Aug 9, 2012
On Monday, August 27, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host an evening blood drive from 2pm to 7pm in AC Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. There are more than 30 appointments available including five slots for double red donors. A double red donation is twice the normal amount of red cells. It takes slightly longer than a regular...

FSLH Greeter to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Heart Transplant

Aug 6, 2012
Every 14 minutes another name is added to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) list of those waiting for a heart transplant. In all, more than 114,000 patients throughout the United States are waiting for a life saving surgery. In 1992, John Weakley, an employee and volunteer at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), found his name on the UNOS waiting list after suffering two heart attacks...

American Legion Baseball Gives Back to Community and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Aug 6, 2012
On Tuesday, July 31, 11 players participating in the 2012 New York State American Legion Baseball Tournament visited veterans at St. Luke’s Home of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Players and coaches shared mementos of America’s favorite past time with 25 veterans and enjoyed an ice cream social together. The players also brought baseballs to the meet and greet, which they asked the...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program to Host Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in New Hartford

Aug 6, 2012
On Wednesday, August 15, 2012, people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour, hosted by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive in New...

FSLH’s Wellness Center Announces New Aquatic Class Sessions

Aug 5, 2012
A new session of youth aquatics classes begins Saturday, August 11, 2012, at the Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center. “Mommy and Me” classes for children ages 6 months to 2 years take place at 10am and again at 11am for children ages 3 and 4. The “Kidzercise” class for ages 5 to 12 is at noon. Each session lasts six weeks and costs $50. Scholarships are available through the...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Hosted Medical Camp for Mohawk Valley Teens

Jul 31, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) hosted a two-day medical camp for 14 Mohawk Valley teens on Tuesday, July 24, and Wednesday, July 25, 2012. MediCamp provided teens with an opportunity to see how a hospital operates and to explore different departments. The program included tours of the Emergency Department, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, Intravenous Practice and Operating Room. They learned how...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Jul 31, 2012
Stacey Goodelle has been named physician recruitment specialist for Physician Support Services at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Prior to joining FSLH, Goodelle was a senior sales representative for Lilly, USA, based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. She has also held the position of director of Tutoring for Psychology at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York, and was a membership...

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