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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and Utica College Host Stroke Education Day Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Apr 7, 2013
On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and Utica College will host A Stroke of Knowledge — Essentials of Stroke Care from 8am to 4pm at Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel in Vernon, New York. Physicians, nurses, therapists, students and anyone involved in the medical field are welcome to attend. The Stroke Center at FSLH is the only designated Primary Stroke Center in the...

FSLH Hosts 17th Annual Dr. Michelle E. Haddad Memorial Seminar

Apr 7, 2013
On March 15, 2013, the James M. Rozanski General Practice Residency Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) hosted the 17th annual Dr. Michelle E. Haddad Memorial Seminar at Utica College. For the tenth consecutive year the seminar sold out with more than 270 people in attendance. Of those in attendance, 44 were past or current dental residents of FSLH’s General Practice Residency Program...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting at FSLH - Saturday, April 20

Apr 4, 2013
On Saturday, April 20, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) support group will meet at 11am in the Regional Cancer Center’s lobby/waiting area at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), located at 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The April meeting is titled “What Our Social Worker Can Do For You!” and the discussion will be led by Laurie...

FSLH Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture- Sunday, April 21

Apr 4, 2013
On Sunday, April 21, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “Swing into Spring with a Healthier You,” and will be presented by Andrea Lazarek-LaQuay, MS, RN, and registered nurses in SUNYIT’s Bachelor Nursing Program. Students will present and display poster boards on various health and safety issues of importance to seniors...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates April as Donate Life Month

Apr 4, 2013
Each day, almost 80 transplants take place across the United States that help to save or improve the lives of Americans. To raise awareness of the great need for organ donors and to celebrate those who have saved lives, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) celebrates National Donate Life Month which was designated by Donate Life America for the month of April.   A representative from The Center...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center Have $880 Million Impact on the Local Economy

Apr 3, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) contribute a total of $880 million to the local economy, according to an economic impact analysis that projects the ripple effect of industry spending. As two of the largest employers in Oneida County, the hospitals also support 4,600 full-time equivalent positions, which fund more than $15 million in state and local...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Apr 1, 2013
Krista O. Schlesiger, RD, CDN, has been named director of Clinical Nutrition for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Schlesiger is responsible for the oversight of clinical nutrition in the following areas: acute and long-term care, The Regional Dialysis and Cancer Centers, Central New York Diabetes Education Program and Outpatient Nutritional Counseling. Schlesiger’s previous position with FSLH...

Cancer Support Groups for Patients and Caregivers at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare

Apr 1, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is holding two support groups for cancer patients and their caregivers beginning on Monday, May 6, 2013. The Cancer Patient Support Group will meet Mondays from 2pm to 3:30pm on May 6, 13 and 20, and June 3, 10 and 17 at the Faxton Campus, Weaver Lounge, first floor, located at 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The group provides support to anyone who has received a...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcements

Mar 27, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to make the following staff announcements. Nancy Borden, MBA, RT (T) – Executive Director of The Regional Cancer Center Nancy Borden, MBA, RT (T), has been named executive director of The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Borden is responsible for oversight of the following areas: Radiation Oncology, Tumor Registry,...

Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare’s 2013 Stomp Out Cancer Telethon Raises More Than $102,000

Mar 27, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation and The Regional Cancer Center are pleased to announce that the annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon raised more than $102,000. The 15th annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon was broadcast live Wednesday, March 20, from The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH on WKTV NewsChannel 2. “The support of this community is amazing,” said Cynthia Brandreth, chairperson...

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