Monthly Archives: February 2008

Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate to Host Diabetes Update

Program focus on sleep disordered breathing’s effects on diabetes, relaxation and massage therapy and preventing the long term complications of diabetes. New Albany, Ind. (February 22, 2008) Diabetes is a disease that affects over 21 million Americans, approximately seven percent of the U.S. population, according to the American Diabetes Association. The ADA estimates that six [...]

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Floyd Memorial Expands Services to Include Wound Healing Center

Floyd Memorial Expands Services to Include Wound Healing Center

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Auxilians of Floyd Memorial Celebrate 40th Anniversary

New Albany, Ind. – February 14, 2008 According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, the word auxiliary means offering or providing help, and Auxiliary members have been doing just that for 40 years at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services. Since 1967, when the Auxiliary began, members have stayed strongly committed to the hospital and the community. “The [...]

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National Recognition for Providing Quality Diabetes Care

National Recognition for Providing Quality Diabetes Care

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Floyd Memorial Swears in New Board Members

New Albany, Ind. – February 11, 2008 The Floyd County Commissioners appointed two new community members to serve on Floyd Memorial’s Board of Trustees. Marc J. McCormick, CPA and Ernest W. “Bill” Smith, JD were sworn in by the Honorable J. Terrence Cody, Floyd County Circuit Court Judge, on Tuesday, January 22 in the hospital’s [...]

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Floyd Memorial Welcomes New Emergency Center Director

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Floyd Memorial Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer

New Albany, Ind. – February 7, 2008 Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services has selected Mark D. Shugarman as the new president and chief executive officer. He will bring over 30 years of experience with him when he begins his new position on March 10. “We engaged SpencerStuart, a national search firm, to help us [...]

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Floyd Memorial Heart and Vascular Center Offers Free Heart Failure Brunch

New Albany, Ind. – February 5, 2008 Heart failure is the number one admitting diagnosis for patients 65 and over. Once a patient is discharged from the hospital, managing heart failure can be difficult, requiring constant vigilance and careful compliance with physician instructions. Floyd Memorial recently opened a new Heart Failure Outpatient Clinic and on [...]

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A Helping Hand for Families Dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease

New Albany, Ind. – February 1, 2008 Providing care for a family member or loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s disease can be a daunting task, but one that most caregivers find truly rewarding and worthwhile. Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services and the Alzheimer’s Association of Southern Indiana and Kentucky will host a free seminar [...]

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