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Oct 26, 2015
LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. – St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) will host a free, educational event to give the community a rare look at the MAKO, a highly advanced, surgeon-controlled robotic arm system used for partial knee surgeries, on Wednesday, October 28 from 5-6 p.m. The event will be held at the Travelodge Inn & Suites, 20 Albany Street, Little Falls, N.Y. Information on the system and...
Oct 22, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On October 15 and 16, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System’s (MVHS) Campaign For Quality (CFQ) celebrated its 14th anniversary with nearly 500 physicians, healthcare workers, students and community members from across New York State in attendance. This popular program held at Hamilton College in Clinton, featured national and local experts who presented on current trends in...
Oct 21, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – The Dialysis Center at the Mohawk Valley Health System offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN,...
Oct 20, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Robert Scholefield, RN, MS, has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). He has served as senior vice president of Operations for MVHS since March 2014. In this position, Scholefield is responsible for the operations of the healthcare system, overseeing a number of departments and programs as well as working with...
Oct 19, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Mario Carrillo, DO, a specialist in Vascular Surgery, has joined the MVHS Medical Group’s new Vascular Group office and has admitting privileges at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare. He specializes in Vascular and Endovascular operations. Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Dr. Carrillo most recently was affiliated with Surgical Associates...
Oct 19, 2015
On Wednesday, November 4, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a free stroke support group presentation from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Join us as Deacon Paul Lehmann leads the group in a discussion about the journey of life following a stroke with a focus...
Oct 19, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Saturday, November 7, 2015, gamers registered in Extra Life, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) fundraising program, will raise funds and awareness for CMN at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), an affiliate of the Mohawk Valley Health System. In order to participate in Extra Life, gamers register for the 24-hour fundraiser for free at www.Extra-Life.org, select...
Oct 14, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – Lesa Steele, BSN, RN has been named nurse manager for the Operating Room, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Central Sterile for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). In this position, Steele maintains clinical and administrative operations for these areas. Steele has been an employee at FSLH since 2004, serving in Maternal Child Services in various positions, most recently as...
Oct 9, 2015
Genesee Urgent Care, located at 1904 Genesee Street, Utica, will be closed on Sunday, October 11, 2015. Those in need of care should visit the Faxton Urgent Care located at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica, which is open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Genesee Urgent Care will resume its regular hours of being open 7 days a week, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, October 12. For more...
Oct 7, 2015
UTICA, N.Y. – On Sunday, October 18, 2015, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture on respiratory therapy. The lecture will be held at noon in the Soggs Room in St. Luke’s Home at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. A member of the Respiratory Care Services team will provide information on...

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