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6/12/2017 Press Release
Baptist Health Occupational Medicine Ribbon Cutting


Julie Garrison

Baptist Health Occupational Medicine Celebrates Grand Opening in Charlestown
CHARLESTOWN, IND. (June 7, 2017) – Baptist Health Occupational Medicine celebrated the grand opening of its new facility at 7725 Highway 62, Suite 100, Charlestown, Ind., Tuesday, June 6th, with a ribbon cutting hosted by One Southern Indiana (1si). The event was attended by State Representatives, Ed Clere and Karen Engleman, local officials, 1si President and CEO, Wendy Dant Chesser,1si ambassadors, staff, and the public.

Baptist Health Occupational Medicine officially opened its doors, on May 30, 2017. Their 12,500-square foot facility offers primary care, occupational medicine, and physical therapy. The Baptist Health Medical Program was established in 1995 and is the region’s largest “dedicated” provider of occupational medicine services. “We provide to our clients 24-hour workers compensation injury care, medical surveillance, physical examinations, drug and alcohol screening, physical therapy and wellness programs,” said Pamela McSwain, director of operations.

Baptist Health Occupational Medicine is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and has seven full-time employees.


Founded in 1953, Baptist Health Floyd, formerly known as Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, is a 243-bed, acute care regional healthcare provider with one of Southern Indiana’s most advanced comprehensive cardiac surgery programs. Part of Louisville, Ky.-based Baptist Health, the hospital offers 34 points of care in a full continuum from inpatient care to rehab services to home care. Services include cardiac surgery, thoracic and vascular services, orthopedics, spine care, wound care, pain management, sleep disorders center, a full range of women’s services including obstetrics, cancer care, diabetic treatment and weight management services. The cancer center’s breast program is the only program in Southern Indiana to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). For more information, visit

One Southern Indiana (1si) was formed in July of 2006 as the Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development organization serving Clark and Floyd Counties. 1si’s mission is to provide the connections, resources and services that help businesses innovate and thrive in the Southern Indiana/Louisville metro area.
Since its inception, the organization has evolved to include a three-prong approach to serve its members and investors. Business Resources, as the chamber side of the organization, encompasses membership, signature events and programs which support and encourage business growth; Economic Development works to grow the regional economy through the attraction of new commerce and assists with retention and expansion of existing businesses; Advocacy supports businesses at the government level by engaging in initiatives to preserve, protect and promote a business friendly environment free of obstacles to growth and development of commerce. For more information, visit