Heart Healthy Eating Event at Baptist Health Floyd Set for February 28

In honor of National Heart Health Month in February, Baptist Health Floyd is hosting a free Heart Healthy Eating event on Tuesday, February 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Baptist Health Floyd’s Paris Health Education Center. Interventional cardiologist Surender Sandella, MD, will discuss the importance of heart health. Registered dietitian nutritionist Sallie Niehoff, RDN, […]

Baptist Health Floyd Designated a Primary Stroke Center

Baptist Health Floyd has been awarded Primary Stroke Certification from the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). Primary Stroke Certification serves as a notice that Baptist Health Floyd has the capacity to stabilize and treat acute stroke patients, provide acute care and administer tPA and other acute therapies safely and efficiently. “This certification signifies that Baptist […]

Baptist Health Floyd Recognized with Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care

Baptist Health Floyd has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the Hospital’s commitment and success ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, based on the latest scientific evidence. To receive […]

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 […]

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 […]

Baptist Health Floyd Offers Free Stroke Seminar

Baptist Health Floyd 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. […]

Baptist Health Floyd Celebrates World Stroke Day October 29

As a provider for stroke patients, Baptist Health Floyd 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, […]

Baptist Health Floyd Laboratory Receives Accreditation for High-Quality Transfusion Services

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