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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...

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 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...

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...

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Night at American Legion Baseball Tournament Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Jul 30, 2012
What:          Past Miracle Children from our Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMNH) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will throw out the honorary first pitch at a 2012 New York State American Legion Baseball Tournament game.   When:       Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at 8pm Where:      Murnane Field, Utica (Corner of Burrstone Rd. and Sunset Ave.) Details:      Eight district championship...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Jul 29, 2012
Deacon Paul H. Lehmann has been named hospital chaplain for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this position, Lehmann provides emotional and spiritual support for patients and families in the hospital setting. As a Catholic deacon, Lehmann ministers to the pastoral needs of our Catholic patients, as well as to those of other faiths and cultures. Pastoral care staff members are very...

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

Jul 29, 2012
On Friday, July 13, 2012, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) held its fourth annual Developmental Interventions Conference for healthcare professionals in the Mohawk Valley. The program was designed to help area health care professionals gain a comprehensive understanding of how to care for and treat premature infants and newborns. Areas of learning focused on brain development, environmental...

FSLH Holds 3rd Annual Child Passenger Safety Program

Jul 24, 2012
On Wednesday, July 18, the third annual Child Passenger Safety Program, sponsored by the New Hartford Police Department, took place 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 inspected 29 cars free of charge to make sure car seats were properly installed in the vehicles....

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Featured in National Publication

Jul 17, 2012
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) was featured in the Spring 2012 issue of HeartBeat Magazine, a corporate publication that highlights the relationships and collaborations between Sodexo and its affiliates. The article showcased the 2011 lobby renovations at the St. Luke’s Campus, including the opening of Jazzman’s Café...

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