Monthly Archives: March 2010

Floyd Memorial Announces Acquisition of Cancer Center of Indiana

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services today announced its acquisition of the nationally recognized Cancer Center of Indiana, bringing the center under the Floyd Memorial umbrella to provide an even more comprehensive approach to cancer care to patients and families throughout the region. Medical oncologist/hematologist Naveed Chowhan, M.D., will serve as medical director of the [...]

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Floyd Memorial HMR Program Earns Seven National “Gold Standard” Rankings

The Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center HMR (Health Management Resources) Program recently announced their receipt of seven national “Gold Standard” rankings from HMR national headquarters in Boston.    All HMR programs nationwide report patient outcome data to the national office, which then tracks all treatment variables directly related to patient success.  Examples of treatment variables include: [...]

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Floyd Memorial Announces April Events

Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for most events. For more information or to register, call the 1-800-4-SOURCE (1-800-476-8723) or visit www.floydmemorial.com unless another number is listed. Osteoporosis pDXA screening of the heel is offered by Floyd Memorial’s Women’s Imaging Center by appointment only. The cost is $20. For an appointment, call Centralized Scheduling at [...]

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Floyd Memorial Baby Fair Set for April 24

Oh, Baby! Floyd Memorial Hospital’s FREE Spring Baby Fair Saturday, April 24, 2010 10 a.m. to Noon Floyd Memorial Hospital’s Paris Health Education Center For More Information: 1-800-476-8723 (1-800-4-SOURCE) Open to all, Floyd Memorial’s Spring Baby Fair will feature lots of great door prizes; interactive booths with the latest baby gear, resources and information as [...]

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National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16

Floyd Memorial will be a particpating sponsor in National Healthcare Decisions Day on Friday, April 16 at the Salvation Army on Green Valley Road in New Albany, beginning at 1 p.m. Attendence is free and particpants will learn about advance care planning and advance directive forms. Local community partners will provide information and tools for [...]

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Floyd Memorial Sleep Disorder Center Hosts Free Obstructive Sleep Apnea Seminar

If you have been diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, or any other sleep disorder, you understand the daily stress and frustration that can come with not getting enough sleep on a regular basis.  The Floyd Memorial Sleep Disorder Center can offer support and assistance to get on the road to a restful night’s sleep. Free [...]

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Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center Offers Free Gastric Banding Seminars

The Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center, specializing in both surgical and non-surgical weight loss options, will offer free informational seminars on the RealizeÔ Personalized Gastric Banding Solution.  Presented by board-certified general surgeon Ashley Lankford, M.D., FACS, the seminars will be held one Tuesday evening and Saturday morning each month.  The minimally invasive Realize band procedure [...]

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Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate Bringing World-Renowned Diabetes Education to Salem

In an effort to expand their world-renowned diabetes education model to more communities in Southern Indiana, the Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate will offer its “Balance and Control” diabetes education class at Christie’s on the Square in Salem on Friday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (lunch is included). The program is [...]

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Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate to Host Diabetes Update March 13

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 Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services aims to educate the public about diabetes and pre-diabetes, as well as provide quality care for those with the disease. [...]

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Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate Offers Free Pre-Diabetes Class in Corydon

In honor of National Diabetes Alert Day on Tuesday, March 23, the Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate will offer a free Pre-Diabetes Class at the Holiday Inn Express in Corydon.  The class, which normally costs $25 and is being subsidized by the Floyd Memorial Foundation for this event, is taught by certified diabetes educators [...]

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