In the Nov/Dec 2011 Issue

Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate Celebrates 15 Years of Excellence & Education

Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate Celebrates 15 Years of Top-Notch Endocrinology Expertise & Patient Education

For diabetes patients, successfully controlling their condition depends as much on their level of knowledge and dedication as it does on their blood sugar levels. That’s why Floyd Memorial’s Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, which uniquely combines medical care and patient education programs all under one roof, is celebrating 15 years of excellence.

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Joslin Center Patient Earns 50-Year Medalist Recognition

The Joslin Diabetes Center’s 50-Year Medal Program recognizes individuals who have lived with insulin-dependent diabetes for 50 or more years while remaining free of its all-too-common serious complications. Patti Van Cleave is one such person.

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Floyd Memorial is the Only Southern Indiana Hospital to be Recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a Best Regional Hospital

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services has been ranked as a “Best Regional Hospital” for the Louisville Metro Area in U.S. News & World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings.

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Floyd Memorial Women’s Imaging Center Designated an ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

The Floyd Memorial Women’s Imaging Center was recently designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.

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The Joslin Center is Moving

After 15 years, the Joslin Center has outgrown its space on the first floor of the main Floyd Memorial Hospital building and will be moving to a stand-alone location just across the street at 2019 State Street in early 2012.

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Floyd Memorial Board of Trustees Welcomes Rita Hudson Shourds

The Floyd County Commissioners recently appointed Rita Hudson Shourds, Ed.D., to serve on Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services’ Board of Trustees.

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HealthGrades Names Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services 5-Star Rated in 10 Diagnoses and Procedures

HealthGrades, the nation’s most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality outcomes, recently named Floyd Memorial Hospital 5-star rated in 10 diagnoses and procedures

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Floyd Memorial Home Health Care Makes HomeCare Elite List

Floyd Memorial Home Health Care has once again made the HomeCare Elite listing of top tier home healthcare agencies in the United States.

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Floyd Memorial Medical Group News

Floyd Memorial Medical Group welcomes James Brent, MD and Mohammad Majd, MD; Three new outpatient clinics now open in Corydon.

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Floyd Memorial Physician News

New Physicians and services available at Floyd memorial Hospital.

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Patients Benefit from Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgical Options

Thoracic diseases are those that occur in the organs, bony structures and tissues that form the chest cavity. They most commonly occur in the lungs and esophagus, the long, hollow tube that connects the throat to the stomach.

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Lung Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Floyd Memorial offers lung cancer screenings for patients interested in knowing their risk of developing the disease. The test utilizes computed tomography (CT) scanning technology, and is quick and painless.

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‘Tis the Season… for Fighting Cold & Flu

Flu season, which lasts from October to May, is already well under way, and it’s likely you’ve been exposed to the virus in more ways than one by now. Read on for all the information you’ll need to protect yourself and your loved ones from this all-toocommon illness.

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Flu Facts

Informative tips to determine whether you might be dealing with a cold or flu virus.

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Tips to Ward Off Cold & Flu Season

With so many types of cold and flu viruses floating around, prevention is key to protecting you and your loved ones from contacting one of these energy-zapping illnesses.

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Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

You already know that this time of year can be especially hectic. Running around, eating on-the-go, parties and get-togethers can all wreak havoc on your health. The best thing you can do to keep your stamina up and your stress down is to load up on lots of healthy, filling, and immunity-boosting fruits and vegetables.

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Massage, Now More Than Ever

Trimming back your personal wellness budget in these slim economic times might be tempting, but it’s wise to consider the health benefits of massage before deciding to cut it from your routine.

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