Category Archives: Heart and Vascular Center

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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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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Floyd Memorial’s Heart Healthy Eating Event Set for February 24

In honor of National Heart Health Month, Floyd Memorial is hosting a free Heart Healthy Eating event on Tuesday, February 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Floyd Memorial’s Paris Health Education Center. Interventional cardiologist Surender Sandella, MD, will discuss the importance of heart health. Registered dietitian nutritionist Sallie Niehoff, RDN, will present information on [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Free Stroke Seminar

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Can You Spot a Stroke? seminar on Monday, January 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Paris Health Education Center. Board certified neurologist Ajmal Bangash, MD, will discuss the signs and symptoms of stroke, the latest advancements in treating stroke and how you can reduce your risk. Anyone [...]

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Floyd Memorial Celebrates World Stroke Day October 29

As a provider for stroke patients, Floyd Memorial is celebrating World Stroke Day on Wednesday, October 29. According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability in the U.S. A stroke can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of race, sex [...]

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Floyd Memorial Laboratory Receives Accreditation for High-Quality Transfusion Services

New Albany, Indiana – Recently, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services was notified that it has received accreditation from the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) for transfusion services, after receiving a perfect review.  Floyd Memorial is the only Southern Indiana facility to have received this two-year accreditation.  The AABB process is a rigorous, quality-and [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Free Surgical Weightloss Seminar August 20

Floyd Memorial will offer a free surgical weightloss seminar on Wednesday, August 20, from 6 to 7 pm at the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. A board certified general surgeon will discuss gastric banding and gastric sleeve surgery and the services and support provided by the Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center. Find out if [...]

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Floyd Memorial Home Healthcare Receives Rave Reviews from Inspectors

Floyd Memorial Home Healthcare was recently surveyed unannounced by two agencies: The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). Each agency reviewed policies, organizational structure, patient charts, financial billing records, service contracts, risk management, home visits, performance improvement activities, personnel records, completed patient and staff interviews and more. [...]

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Free Peripheral Artery Disease Screening Set for August 16

Are you at risk for stroke, heart attack or limb loss due to Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)?  Find out on Saturday, August 16 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. at a free PAD Screening held at the Floyd Memorial Medical Group-Vascular Surgery office located at 2125 State Street, Suite 3 in New Albany. PAD occurs when [...]

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Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Offered

Free Smoking Cessation Classes Offered Are you ready to stop smoking? Floyd Memorial Hospital has teamed up with the Floyd County Tobacco Cessation Coalition to offer free 13-week Cooper Clayton Method for Smoking Cessation classes at three different locations in Floyd County.  The Cooper Clayton Method is a science-based program that was started over 25 [...]

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