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Children’s Miracle Network $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover Winner Julie “Lynn” Snyder of Oriskany

Nov 18, 2014
On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, Julie “Lynn” Snyder of Oriskany became the 18th winner of the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover. Snyder, a seventh grade Social Studies teacher for the Herkimer Central School District, purchased Miracle Home tickets for years with the philosophy that even if she didn’t win, at least she was donating to a good cause. “When my...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Stroke Program Earns Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award for Fourth Year In Row

Nov 17, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), the area’s only designated Primary Stroke Center, received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award for the fourth year in a row. The award recognizes FSLH’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Presents Free Educational Program Featuring Margarita P. Perez-Cheron, MD

Nov 11, 2014
On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, the Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) will host a free community diabetes education program featuring Margarita P. Perez-Cheron, MD. The program begins at 6:30pm, however, guests are invited to come early and receive additional information regarding blood sugar management. The event will be held at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street,...

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...

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