Monthly Archives: July 2009

Floyd Memorial Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week, Bringing Awareness to the Benefits of Breastfeeding

Medical organizations worldwide emphasize the importance of breastfeeding and the role of support for new mothers, and Floyd Memorial Hospital is no exception. This year, World Breastfeeding Week takes place August 1-7 and Floyd Memorial is excited to educate new mothers on the benefits of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is vital for infant growth and development, providing [...]

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WHAS Crusade for Children Grants Floyd Memorial Nursery and Pediatric Technology Funding

Floyd Memorial recently received over $25,000 in grants from the WHAS Crusade for Children to fund new technologies for pediatric patients. This year, Floyd Memorial is experiencing a dramatic increase in birthrates. The new labor and delivery suites at Floyd Memorial have increased the hospital’s capacity for a higher volume of births. The unit will [...]

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Floyd Memorial Medical Group Welcomes Endocrinologist Dr. Vasdev Lohano

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services is pleased to welcome endocrinologist Vasdev Lohano, MD, FACE, to its family medical group. Dr. Lohano will begin practicing with the Floyd Memorial Medical Group on August 3. Dr. Lohano is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at New [...]

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Safety Initiatives Enhance Patient Safety at Floyd Memorial

Patient safety remains one of the most critical healthcare challenges in the nation, and Floyd Memorial continues to seek new ways to provide even safer practices for our patients and their families. Several new patient safety initiatives have recently launched to ensure that our patients receive the most innovative care and treatment. ID Armbands: Floyd [...]

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Floyd Memorial Hosts Free Total Joint Replacement Surgery Informational Seminar on Tuesday, July 28

Weighing the pros and cons and making the decision whether or not to have joint replacement surgery is an important choice many people must make. Being informed about what to expect before, during and after surgery, and knowing and trusting your surgeon and the team of people who will be caring for you, are all [...]

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