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FSLH Hosts 3rd Annual Child Passenger Safety Program Sponsored by New Hartford Police Department

Jul 8, 2012
The third annual Child Passenger Safety Program, sponsored by the New Hartford Police Department, will take place Wednesday, July 18, from 11am to 2pm at the St. Luke’s Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), 1656 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford, New York.   The FSLH Security Team and New Hartford Police Department will be inspecting cars free of charge to make sure car seats are properly...

FSLH to Host Summer Medical Camp for Mohawk Valley Teens

Jun 25, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a two-day medical camp for teens ages 14 to 17 from the Mohawk Valley on Tuesday, July 24, and Wednesday, July 25, 2012, from 8am to 4pm. MediCamp seeks to show teens how a hospital operates and provides them with the opportunity to explore different departments. Participants will tour an ambulance and the Emergency, Physical Therapy and Pharmacy...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare to Host Fourth Annual Developmental Interventions Conference

Jun 24, 2012
On Friday, July 13, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will hold the fourth annual Developmental Interventions Conference from 8am to 4pm in the Boyle Board Room at St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. There is a $10.00 fee for participants and seating is limited. Contact Stacie Paddock at spaddock@mvnhealth.com or call (315) 624-6091 to register by Tuesday, July 10, 2012....

Bruce Elwell, DO, named “2012 Family Doctor of the Year” by the New York State Academy of Family Physicians

Jun 21, 2012
Bruce Elwell, DO, a family practice physician at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Adirondack Community Physicians (ACP) Barneveld Medical Office and medical director of St. Luke’s Home, has been honored with the “2012 Family Doctor of the Year” award by the New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP). Dr. Elwell received the award on Saturday, June 16, during the Academy’s annual...

Iroquois Healthcare Association Announces New Chairman

Jun 21, 2012
The Iroquois Healthcare Association (IHA) announces Scott H. Perra, president/CEO, Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare (FSLH) in Utica, NY as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Perra was appointed to the position, which carries a two-year term, on May 18, 2012, during the annual membership meeting, which took place in Cooperstown, NY. Mr. Perra is president/CEO for Mohawk Valley Network (...

Annual Waterville “Clam Off” Raises $1,400 for FSLH’s Regional Cancer Center

Jun 19, 2012
On Tuesday, June 12, 2012, friends and family of Fred “Bubby” Hilsinger presented a $1,400 donation from their annual Clam Off event to Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center.  For the past five years, Andrew Danquer has held the clam eating contest at his home in Waterville on Memorial Day weekend. Danquer’s wife’s uncle, Fred “Bubby” Hilsinger, looked forward to...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Names Officers of 2012 Board of Directors

Jun 17, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to announce officers for the 2012 Board of Directors: Richard C. Tantillo has been named Chairman. Richard C. Tantillo is vice president of Communications and Development for Hamilton College. He is a member of several boards including The Community Foundation of Oneida and Herkimer Counties, Springbrook in Oneonta, New York and the National...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center Awarded $14.2 Million Grant From New York State

Jun 14, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) have each been awarded a $7.135 million grant from New York State (NYS), which allows them to focus on joint efforts to enhance access to care, increase efficiency in operations and improve patient outcomes. The award is a direct result of a grant opportunity offered by the NYS Department of Health and the Dormitory...

National Cancer Survivors Day Breakfast Held on Sunday, June 3, 2012

Jun 13, 2012
On Sunday, June 3, 2012, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends gathered with employees, medical staff and volunteers from Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center at the 25th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day. More than 600 people were in attendance. The breakfast, sponsored annually by FSLH at Harts Hill Inn in Whitesboro, is...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare to Host Evening Blood Drive Monday, June 25

Jun 7, 2012
On Monday, June 25, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host an evening blood drive from 2pm to 7pm at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The traveling donor center will be located at the Allen Calder Main Entrance with access from Parking Lot H. “We’ve added evening hours to allow more donors the chance to give blood at a time that is convenient for them,” said Jerry...

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