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FSLH Senior Sunday - April 27

Apr 11, 2014
On Sunday, April 27, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “Follow the Yellow Brick Road to a Healthier You,” and will be presented by registered nurses in SUNYIT’s Bachelor Nursing Program. Nursing students will present and display poster boards on various health and safety issues of importance to seniors including fall...

Talk to Focus on Plans During Serious Illness - April 30

Apr 11, 2014
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Evelyn Kropp, RN, BPS, CPHQ, palliative care navigator for the Mohawk Valley Health System, will present “How to Get the Best Care Possible When Serious Illness Strikes.” The presentation will take place from 6pm to 7pm at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, 2209 Genesee Street in Utica, in the Sister Johanna and Sister Rose Vincent Conference Rooms. Reservations are...

FSLH Offers Continuing Education on Cervical Whiplash Injuries

Apr 10, 2014
On Thursday, April 24, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will host “Cervical Whiplash Injury – Chronic Sources and Treatment,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. It will take place from 5pm to 7pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the...

Learn More About Weight Loss Surgery

Apr 10, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Bariatric Surgery team and Gregory Dalencourt, MD, will host an informational program about weight loss surgery on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 6pm. The event will take place in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, which is located on the St. Luke’s Campus at 1650 Champlin Avenue, New Hartford....

Chronic Kidney Disease Program Tuesday, April 22

Apr 8, 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, April 22, 2014, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Apr 4, 2014
In honor of National Healthcare Volunteer Week, April 6 to April 12, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) recognizes the many active volunteers who donate their time, energy and talents to the organization and encourage others to start helping within their communities. In 2013, 240 FSLH volunteers contributed nearly 60,000 hours of service to patients, residents and families. That is...

National Cancer Survivors Day Breakfast - Sunday, June 1, 2014

Apr 3, 2014
On Sunday, June 1, 2014, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends are invited to gather with employees, medical staff and volunteers from Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center at the 27th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. The breakfast will take place at Hart’s Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro, with doors opening at 9am. Cancer...

2014 Stomp Out Cancer Telethon Raises More Than $88,000

Apr 2, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation and The Regional Cancer Center are pleased to announce that the 16th annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon raised more than $88,000. The Telethon was broadcast live Wednesday, March 26, from The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH on WKTV NewsChannel 2. “The support of this community is amazing,” said Cynthia Brandreth, chairperson of the annual fund...

Physical Therapists Present Joint Replacement Study Findings at National Conference

Apr 1, 2014
In February, two Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) physical therapists, Richard White, PT, DPT, and Zachary Johnson, PT, DPT, presented their findings from an original study on total hip and knee joint replacements at the American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Las Vegas, Nevada. White and Johnson presented their study, “Retrospective Analysis of...

Mohawk Valley Health System Names Senior Leadership Team

Mar 31, 2014
For more than two years the Boards of Directors of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) have been working to affiliate the two hospitals into one system, the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). The affiliation was finalized on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The new system is governed by a single Board of Directors and managed by a centralized senior leadership...

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