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Posts Tagged with ‘Heart’

  • Floyd Medical Center to Seek CON to Add Open Heart Surgery

    January 31, 2018

    On Monday, January 29 our organization filed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with the Georgia Department of Community Health to submit an application for a Certificate of Need (CON) to establish an open heart Surgery program at Floyd Medical Center. Read More

  • It Is All About Caring for the Patients

    March 15, 2017

    While the Republican-led United States Congress debates all of the issues surrounding the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, the day-to-day business of taking care of patients who need the health care system continues on. Each and every day millions of people show up in need, seeking care from physicians, urgent care centers, emergency rooms, hospitals, surgery centers, home health agencies and other providers. The great news is that, in the midst of all of the policy debates and uncertainty, medical care professionals do what they do best. Read More

  • We Are the Champions: Inspiring the Championship Mindset

    February 22, 2017

    I confess that I was a latecomer to the Rome High School football success in 2016. Even though the momentum towards the championship had been growing, I was not aware that a story of a great sports turnaround was occurring right here in our community. As the Rome Wolves were preparing to play for the Class 5A title against 11 time state champion Buford, I began to learn. Read More

  • A Marriage of Joy, Tradition and Love

    January 28, 2016

    I have written about mindfulness and being in the moment, and just this past weekend in January I got to be in the moment in a big way. Read More

  • So, How Have We Been Doing?

    March 4, 2015

    Here at Floyd we have been saying for a long time that we strive to be an “Employer of Choice” as well as the “Provider of Choice”. Read More

  • A $7 Million Heart

    October 30, 2014

    Each year, Floyd employees are invited to make a donation to the United Way of Rome and Floyd County. It’s an approach that makes sense. Few people could impact that many lives individually, but together, our community truly makes a difference. Read More

  • What If Aliens Saw Our Close Encounters?

    July 29, 2014

    Imagine that an alien comes to earth to observe health care in America. The alien surreptitiously plants himself in a hospital on a patient unit and observes. Dr. Abraham Verghese, an internist and faculty with Stanford University, observed that we are losing the art of the physical exam of seeing, touching, and talking to the patient, and spending too much time on computers. At Floyd we are earnestly trying to get the best of both worlds. Read More

  • EMS, Economics and the Quest for a Solution

    January 8, 2014

    Not long ago we sent an email to our Emergency Medical Services staff telling them that Floyd and Redmond are working together to look at how ambulance service is provided in Floyd, Polk and Chattooga counties. This has sparked a Read More