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Stories of Care

Each month, except December, the Floyd Healthcare Management Inc. board of directors is presented with an Outstanding Story of Caring that features the actions of dedication and compassion performed by Floyd employees, volunteers and others. These real-life examples illustrate a commitment to the Floyd mission and the service behaviors that guide the Floyd culture.

  • The Social Network

    May 2, 2018

    The power of social media sites like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook is still something most of us have trouble wrapping our arms around. In little more than a decade these social networks have connected people, affected elections, brought social change Read More

  • Marlon’s Golden Rule

    March 28, 2018

    Ellie, health declining and unable to get out of her bed, was discharged home where a rented hospital bed and her devoted husband, Jim, were waiting. She had been a patient at Floyd Medical Center. Read More

  • Mrs. Claus and the Playhouse

    February 27, 2018

    Brittney Payne’s life was over-full that December. But none of that mattered when Brittney met a little girl we’ll call Sophie at one of Floyd’s Wound Care clinics. Read More

  • A Life-Saving Decision

    January 30, 2018

    When Floyd stepped up to take over and manage the school nurse programs in the Floyd County, Rome City and Polk County schools, everyone involved agreed that it was an opportunity to continue and perhaps improve a good program. Read More

  • Teamwork

    November 29, 2017

    Every part of a patient’s experience with our organization is dependent on a series of responsibilities and handoffs. It’s teamwork at its very best. From physician to pharmacist and nurse to catering associate and from coordinated care to environmental services Read More

  • Confirmation

    October 24, 2017

    Several years ago, when Floyd introduced the phrase “Well Beyond Expectations,” no one could have known just how meaningful those words would become to the patients and families who receive care here. Jane is one of those family members. Read More

  • Needed

    August 29, 2017

    Inspiration comes in all forms, but there is something special about the stories of people who overcome adversity to achieve a goal. Wayne Dixon’s goal was both simple and profound. He wanted to help people. He wanted to feel needed. Read More

  • The Longest of Days

    July 24, 2017

    Pete’s disease had not been kind to him. He should have been advancing in a career or starting a family. Instead, function-robbing complications from a lifelong series of medical battles were taking their toll. Pete was dying. Read More

  • Priceless

    June 27, 2017

    In her role with our Patient Access team, Maegan Bolt regularly meets patients who are in difficult situations. Oftentimes insurance coverage has expired, and the patient is in need of costly medical care. Maegan’s job is to help those patients secure the coverage they need so they can pursue the treatment they need. Read More

  • The Gift of Time

    May 25, 2017

    Diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, Teresa Morgan knew she’d need help. What she didn’t know was just how impactful Cancer Navigators would be to her life. Because her treatment plan would include surgery, followed by chemotherapy and radiation, Teresa Read More

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