In the Jan/Feb 2011 Issue
Floyd Memorial’s Gastrointestinal Services are ranked #1 in Indiana and Best in the Region!
Fitting into a smaller clothing size and improving your self-esteem are obvious benefits of weight loss, but the biggest benefit of all is improved health. Too many diets focus strictly on achieving the most weight loss in the shortest time span possible, but what’s more important than losing pounds quickly is permanently adopting the behaviors to keep them off, and gaining the health benefits that come along with a more balanced lifestyle.
“I actually first heard about HMR from the HealthScope magazine and really liked the idea of having a medically-trained team of professionals to help me in my pursuit of weight loss. I’d tried other diets in the past, but would always hit a wall and give up. Then the weight would come right back, plus some.”
Floyd Memorial’s Cancer Center of Indiana recently received a $3,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana to fund massage therapy for Clark County residents who are receiving treatment at Floyd Memorial Hospital or the Cancer Center of Indiana. Massage therapy has been shown to stimulate cancer patients’ lymphatic system, helping the body fight off infection, reduce muscle tension, pain, fatigue and nausea.
Meet our new active staff physicians: Aftab Chaudhry, Latchaiah Chiru, Leslie Smith; and our new courtesy staff physicians: Wes Allison, Saima Memon, Shiao Woo.
Dr. Eldridge is a board certified pediatrician and founding partner of Physician Associates of Floyds Knobs. Gibbons is a resident of New Albany and is a retired banker.
Floyd Memorial Hospital receives large amounts of recognition from the 13th Annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America Study.
Five years after introducing cardiac surgery as a new service, Floyd Memorial’s Heart and Vascular Center has been ranked #1 in Cardiac Surgery in the state of Indiana by HealthGrades, the nation’s leading independent healthcare quality ratings organization. This recognition speaks loudly to the level of quality and commitment on the part of Floyd Memorial to offer its patients superior heart care.
“The GI tract affects just about everything, from the ability to swallow and absorb food, to a person’s energy level and ability to lead a normal life,” explained General Surgeon Julie Hutchinson, MD, FACS.