Monthly Archives: September 2010

Floyd Memorial to Host Free Total Joint Replacement Seminar on Monday, Oct. 4

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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Floyd Memorial Hospital Pharmacists Highlight Vital Role in Improving Patient Safety

New Albany, Ind. – September 20, 2010 — Pharmacists will use National Hospital and Health System Pharmacy Week, October 17 – 23, to underscore the many new and vital roles they now play in patient care. The evolution has been especially dramatic in recent years as pharmacists have moved beyond compounding and dispensing medications to [...]

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Floyd Memorial Announces Classes and Events for October

Vascular Screenings are offered every Tuesday and Thursday by appointment in Floyd Memorial’s Heart and Vascular Center. Non-invasive screenings are available for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral Artery Disease and Carotid Artery Disease. The cost is $40 per screening or $100 for all three (cash, check or credit card accepted). For an appointment, call 1-800-4-SOURCE(1-800-476-8723). Floyd [...]

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Free “Maximizing Safety for Persons with Dementia” Lunch n’ Learn Program Set for Friday, October 1

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and ensuring their safety at home can be a truly daunting task.  Floyd Memorial Hospital Home Healthcare and the Alzheimer’s Association of Southern Indiana and Kentucky have teamed up to lend a helping hand by offering a free Lunch n’ Learn program entitled “Maximizing Safety [...]

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Pediatrician Dr. Chris Mescia on WHAS-TV: Concerned about your child’s weight? Click here

Concerned About Your Child’s Weight?  You’re Not Alone. Doctors are concerned about the rise of obesity in children and youth because obesity may lead to the following health problems: Heart disease, caused by: high cholesterol and/or high blood pressure Type 2 diabetes Asthma Sleep apnea Social discrimination Childhood obesity is associated with various health-related consequences. [...]

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Free Diabetes & Preventive Foot Care Seminar and Dinner September 30

Diabetes can be an overwhelming condition for many patients.  From counting carbs and testing blood sugars to daily feet checks and understanding medications, maintaining good health with diabetes is undoubtedly a challenge.  But for those patients who are up to the task, knowledge truly is power. Patients with diabetes are invited to join board certified [...]

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Free Sleep Disorders Seminar September 14

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 Hospital Awarded Federal Energy Efficiency Grant

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services is pleased to announce the receipt of funds totaling $99,341 from the Energy Efficiency & Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program, funded by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  The EECBG program is designed to help eligible entities create and implement strategies to create jobs, reduce total energy use, [...]

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