Baptist Health Floyd Hosting Free Breast Health Seminar October 22

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Baptist Health Floyd Cancer Center of Indiana will host a free Breast Health Seminar on Thursday, October 22 from 6 to 8 pm. Join breast cancer specialists including medical oncologists/hematologists, a general surgeon and plastic and reconstructive surgeon for this free evening presentation of all the latest […]

New 3D Mammography at Baptist Health Floyd Offers Better Chance to Diagnose Breast Cancer Earlier

Floyd Memorial’s Women’s Imaging Center is excited to offer 3D mammography (breast tomosynthesis) for breast cancer screening and biopsy. Breast tomosynthesis produces a three-dimensional view of the breast tissue that helps radiologists identify and characterize individual breast structures without the confusion of overlapping tissue. The Center’s Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® system offers a screening experience similar […]

Baptist Health Floyd Engages H2C in Their Strategic Partnership Search

On July 28, 2015, during the Baptist Health Floyd 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. Baptist Health Floyd’s executive team and the Board will […]

Baptist Health Floyd 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. Baptist Health Floyd 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 and Prevention (CDC) […]

Baptist Health Floyd Receives National Cardiology Performance Achievement Award

The American Heart Association (AHA), along with the National Cardiovascular Data Registry, have recognized Baptist Health Floyd 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 attack, through the […]

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 […]

Baptist Health Floyd Celebrates Stroke Awareness Month on May 5

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

Free Conservative Back Pain Treatment Seminar Set for April 30

Baptist Health Floyd is offering a free Conservative Back Pain Treatment Seminar on Thursday, April 30 from 6 to 7 pm in the Paris Health Education Center. Baptist Health Floyd 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 […]

Baptist Health Floyd 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 […]