Monthly Archives: October 2010

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Welcomes New Active Medical Staff Physicians

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services is proud to announce the recent addition of the following physicians to its Active Medical Staff membership:  Charles Ross, MD              Vascular Surgery              University Surgical Associates              (502) 583-8303  Martin Brieschke, MD              Anesthesiology             Southern Indiana Anesthesia Consultants            (812) 948-9215 Lucio Di Nunno, MD               Oncology [...]

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Floyd Memorial Announces Recent Manager/Director Additions

Floyd Memorial is proud to announce recent manager/director additions to its talented team:  Gina Borden Cancer Center of Indiana Department Director  Cathy Kidd, MBA Finance Department Director  Jeff Lawrence, RN, BSN Surgery Department Director  Paula Marking Cancer Center of Indiana Department Manager  Joy Whistine, CMPE Physician Network Operations Executive Director

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Floyd Memorial Announces Recent Staff Promotions to Management

Floyd Memorial is proud to announce recent management-level promotions among its talented team:  Emily Banet, RN, BSN, MSM Physician Network Operations Manager  Joy Bell HR Department Manager  Kathy Brown RN, BSN, MSN, PCCN Manager of Cardiac Intermediate Services  Kayla Cook, RN Surgical Inpatient Services Clinical Manager  Chris Davis, RN, BSN Critical Care Services Clinical Manager  [...]

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Cancer Center of Indiana Medical Director Elected President of Indiana Oncology Society

New Albany, IN – Oct. 25, 2010 – On November 1, 2010, Naveed Chowhan, MD, medical oncologist/hematologist and medical director of the Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana, will start a two-year term as president of the Indiana Oncology Society (IOS). Fellow peers who are members of the organization elect the position of president. The [...]

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Free Diabetes Fair/Foot Screening Set for November 13

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.   On Saturday, November 13, Floyd Memorial’s Joslin Diabetes Center [...]

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We’re #1! HealthGrades Rates Floyd Memorial Service Lines “Best in Louisville/Southern Indiana” and “#1 in the State of Indiana”

Floyd Memorial Hospital is rated “Best in Louisville/Southern Indiana” for overall cardiovascular services and surgery, and overall gastrointestinal services and surgery, in the 13th Annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America study. The study also ranked Floyd Memorial’s cardiac and gastrointestinal surgery programs #1 in the state of Indiana.   Notable 2011 HealthGrades Ratings/Ranking for Floyd Memorial [...]

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Comprehensive Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment Results in Better Outcomes

Next time you’re in a crowd look around and remember that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. This year, more than 39,840 are estimated to die from the disease. While the death rate is decreasing thanks to advanced treatments, early detection and increased awareness, there are still very [...]

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Floyd County Commissioners Reappoint Eldridge and Gibbons

The Floyd County Commissioners recently reappointed two community members to serve on the Floyd Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees.  Don Gibbons and Dr. Stuart Eldridge were both reappointed to serve a second four-year term beginning January 1, 2011. Gibbons is a resident of New Albany and is a retired banker.  Dr. Eldridge is a pediatrician [...]

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Highway to Health Motorcycle Ride October 16 to Benefit the Floyd Memorial Foundation

Join the Floyd Memorial Foundation October 16, 2011 for the first annual “Highway to Health” Motorcycle Ride.  The 100 mile ride through southern Indiana will start at the Cancer Center of Indiana in New Albany with stops by Floyd Memorial sites in Salem and Palmyra.  The scenic route by Beck’s Mill and through Elizabeth will [...]

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