In the Sep/Oct 2010 Issue

Floyd Memorial Urgent Care Center physicians offer quality care when you need it most.

Patient Overcomes Difficult Wounds Thanks to Dedicated Physicians at the Floyd Memorial Wound Healing Center

Through our multidisciplinary team of specialists, we were able to provide comprehensive care under one roof, not only making it easier on him, but also ensuring optimal collaboration between the treatment team.

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Patient Beats the Odds Thanks to Floyd Memorial’s New Spine Center

The physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist with the Floyd Memorial Spine Center provide comprehensive care to patients experiencing all sorts of back pain, producing remarkable treatment stories like this one.

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New Imaging Technology Helps Detect Prostate Cancer and Improve its Treatment

New MRI software takes the raw data images to the next level by measuring subtle differences in blood flow to the prostate gland, which can determine where a cancerous area might be. This information is then used by the urologist to perform a more targeted biopsy, improving patients’ chances of getting an accurate diagnosis.

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Mark Branham Regained His Health and Energy After Losing More Than 90 Pounds with Gastric Banding Surgery

Mark is the perfect example of why gastric banding surgery works for the right patient. He lost his weight safely and healthfully, yet rapidly, because he was motivated and compliant. Those are the two most important factors to success, a true desire to make the changes that are necessary, and the willpower to stick with them. If a patient can commit to those two things, they’re sure to have success like Mark’s.

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Providing Breast Cancer Patients With Comprehensive Care, Every Step of the Way

At Floyd Memorial, our multidisciplinary team focuses on providing each woman with the complete program of care and treatment that best suits her unique needs.

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Floyd Memorial Awarded Four Crusade for Children Grants

Floyd Memorial has been awarded four WHAS-11 Crusade for Children grants, with funds totaling $27,311. The grants will provide funding to purchase items and services for the center which treats approximately 9,000 children per year.

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Know Your Child’s Sleep Requirements

Children at different stages need different amounts of sleep. Maintaining a consistent sleep routine and making the bedroom a comfortable, quiet area to sleep will help children get the proper amount of sleep they require. Avoid televisions and computers in the bedroom for a healthy sleep environment.

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Wound Healing Center Updates

Joining the multi-disciplinary team of specialists at Floyd Memorial’s Wound Healing Center is Syed Ahmed, DPM. The Floyd Memorial Wound Healing Center is expanding its services by opening a satellite location in Corydon, beginning in October 2010.

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Radiology Associates and Anthem Health Insurance Reach Agreement

The dispute between Radiology Associates, a group of 21 radiologists who service Floyd Memorial Radiology patients, and Anthem Health Insurance has been resolved. Acontract was signed between the two organizations on Thursday, July 29, with an agreement to grant Radiology Associates’ physicians in-network status with Anthem.

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New Active and Courtesy Staff Physicians

New Active Staff Physicians and New Courtesy Staff Physicians.

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Minutes Saved is Heart Muscle Saved

In 2009, Floyd Memorial developed its 60 Minute Team, whose ultimate goal is to find ways to improve the time a patient presents to the Emergency Center with chest pains to the time it takes to open any blocked arteries in the Cardiac Cath Lab.

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