Category Archives: Associate Education

Floyd Memorial Engages H2C in Their Strategic Partnership Search

On July 28, 2015, during the Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Board of Trustees’ normal monthly meeting, the Board voted in favor of engaging Hammond Hanlon Camp LLC (H2C), a strategic advisory and investment banking firm headquartered in New York, to lead them in their strategic partnership search. Floyd Memorial’s executive team and the [...]

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Floyd Memorial and Gastroenterology of Southern Indiana Join Forces with Over 300 Local and National Organizations to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates across the Country

Colorectal cancer screening has been proven to save lives. Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services and Gastroenterology of Southern Indiana today announced that they have jointly made the pledge to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the “80% by 2018” initiative, led by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control [...]

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Floyd Memorial Receives National Cardiology Performance Achievement Award

The American Heart Association (AHA), along with the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, have recognized Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services with a GWTG (Get with the Guidelines) Silver Performance Achievement Award. This prestigious award is given to hospitals that demonstrate sustained achievement of performance measures in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), or heart [...]

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May is National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month, observed during the month of May, is a time to raise awareness of skin cancers, encourage prevention and early detection through self-exams. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, on average, one American dies from melanoma every hour. In 2015, it is estimated that 9,940 deaths will be attributed [...]

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Floyd Memorial Celebrates Stroke Awareness Month on May 5

As a provider for stroke patients, Floyd Memorial is celebrating National Stroke Awareness Month in May with a special Stroke Awareness Day on May 5 from 11 am to 1 pm in Floyd Memorial Hospital’s main lobby. Blood pressure screenings, risk and prevention information, support services and giveaways will be available. Registration is not required. [...]

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Free Conservative Back Pain Treatment Seminar Set for April 30

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Conservative Back Pain Treatment Seminar on Thursday, April 30 from 6 to 7 pm in the Paris Health Education Center. Floyd Memorial Spine Center nurse practitioner Autumn Allgeier, NP, along with physical therapist Tyler Helm, PT, DPT, will discuss conservative treatments that may help with your back pain. Discover [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Advice on Colorectal Cancer and Screening

Cancers of the colon and rectum, often collectively referred to as colorectal cancer, are life-threatening tumors that develop in the large intestine. It is the third most common cancer in the United States. More than 90 percent of colorectal tumors develop from a type of polyp called adenomatous polyps. Adenomatous polyps, also called adenomas, are [...]

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Floyd Memorial Hosts Free Colon Cancer Prevention Seminar and Cooking Demonstration March 10

Floyd Memorial will host a free Scope it Out colon cancer prevention seminar and cooking demonstration on Tuesday, March 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. The seminar will focus on how you can follow simple strategies to prevent colon cancer. Floyd Memorial general surgeon, Douglas Berg, MD, [...]

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Floyd Memorial Celebrates National Athletic Training Month in March

National Athletic Training Month, observed during the month of March, is a time to highlight the profession of athletic training and how it positively impacts our global and local communities. Athletic trainers have a long history of providing high quality healthcare for athletes and those engaged in physical activity based on specific tasks. Floyd Memorial [...]

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Floyd Memorial Orthopedic Group Launches New Accelerated Joint Replacement Recovery Program

Recently, Floyd Memorial Medical Group – Orthopedics launched an Accelerated Joint Replacement Recovery Program to help hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement patients recover more quickly with less pain. The accelerated approach uses a combination of medications and anesthesia techniques that work on many different receptors both in the brain and the periphery to reduce [...]

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