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MVHS Names Emergency Services Leaders

Nov 5, 2014
UTICA – Tom Zinger, RN has been named nurse manager for Emergency Services at Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Prior to this position, he served as nurse manager for the Emergency Department (ED) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), nurse manager for the FSLH Urgent Care and as a charge nurse in the FSLH ED on the night shift. Previous to working at FSLH, Zinger worked at SUNY Health...

MVHS Announces Imaging Department Leadership

Nov 4, 2014
UTICA – Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has made the following staff announcements. Robert Tan, LRT, RT (R), has been named director of Medical Imaging for MVHS. In the position, he is responsible for the overall operation and delivery of medical imaging services for the system. Tan has been an employee at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) since 1980 and has served as a staff radiologic...

FSLH Senior Sunday - November 16

Oct 31, 2014
On Sunday, November 16, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “Managing Your Medications,” and will be presented by Maria Carucci, RPh, director of Pharmacy Services for Mohawk Valley Health System. Carucci will provide tips on how to effectively take and store medications, as well as discuss the important role your medications have...

Wellness Center Open House - Thursday, November 6

Oct 30, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Wellness Center is hosting an open house on Thursday, November 6, 2014, from 4pm to 6pm at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica, in honor of their 10 year anniversary serving the Mohawk Valley. The open house provides the opportunity to try fitness center equipment and observe t’ai chi, PiYo and aqua aerobics. The community is invited to attend and learn how to...

MVHS Names Director of Pharmacy and Clinical Services

Oct 30, 2014
UTICA –Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) has made the following staff announcement. Maria Carucci, RPh, has been named director of Pharmacy and Clinical Services for Mohawk Valley Health System. In the position, Carucci directs all aspects of the administration and operations of the Pharmacy Departments. Prior to this position, she served as director of Pharmacy at Faxton St. Luke’s...

MVHS Hospitals Win Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation

Oct 30, 2014
UTICA, NY – The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) hospitals, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center, were named joint winners of a 2014/2015 Consumer Choice Award by National Research Corporation. The announcement appeared in the October 13 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine. The annual award identifies hospitals across the United States that healthcare consumers choose...

Starlight Children’s Foundation, Colgate-Palmolive and Price Chopper Supermarkets Make Donation to Pediatric Department at FSLH

Oct 29, 2014
In October 2014, the Starlight® Children’s Foundation, Colgate-Palmolive and their subsidiary Price Chopper Supermarkets donated four Starlight Tablets — which feature an iPad 2 and come in an OtterBox Defender case — to the Pediatric Department at FSLH. Each year, Colgate-Palmolive launches a campaign to support 42 hospitals across the country with both Fun Centers and Starlight Tablets, and...

Educational Day for Area Healthcare Providers on Traumatic Brain Injury & Spinal Cord Injury

Oct 29, 2014
On Thursday, November 13 or Friday, November 14, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host an educational conference on traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injuries. It will take place on both days from 8am to 4pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica...

November Cancer Support Groups

Oct 28, 2014
After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting – Maximizing Function Through Exercise On Saturday, November 8, 2014, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11am in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Maria Santa Maria, PT, DPT, the coordinator of Outpatient Physical Therapy Services...

Chronic Kidney Disease Program - Tuesday, November 11

Oct 28, 2014
The Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, from 6pm to 8:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...

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