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Womens Certified nurse midwife Danielle Roberts connects with women seeking natural childbirth

Certified nurse midwife Danielle Roberts connects with women seeking natural childbirth

By Amy Higgs For Danielle Roberts, CNM, her job as a certified nurse midwife is “a great marriage of Westernized medicine and holistic care.” “We see patients from their first prenatal appointment all the way through their delivery and postpartum recovery,” Danielle said. “We provide the same evidence-based medical care as an OB/GYN, with an …

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NMG Register today for the Clinical Ethics Issues education opportunity

Register today for the Clinical Ethics Issues education opportunity

The Fall 2019 Medical Ethics Symposium will provide exposure to the relevant ethical issues providers may encounter in clinical settings. The symposium also will include discussions on the ethical consultation process and its value. The symposium will cover: Identifying relevant clinical ethical concerns Understanding the patient, family and provider benefits of a clinical ethics consultation …

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NMG Providers: Apply now to learn the business side of medicine and develop your leadership skills

Providers: Apply now to learn the business side of medicine and develop your leadership skills

Norton Provider Leadership Academy Health care is a multitrillion-dollar, complex, fast-paced industry that faces mounting challenges regarding access, cost, quality and consumer expectations. Health systems must adapt constantly to changes in their communities, populations, politics and reimbursement structures. Norton Healthcare created the Norton Provider Leadership Academy to enable our clinicians to better engage with our …

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NMG Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of October 1, 2019

Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of October 1, 2019

Mary R. Mullen, M.D. Norton Inpatient Care Specialists Medical degree: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis Residency: Internal medicine pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine Bahram Sepehri, M.D. Norton Children’s Medical Associates – Broadway Medical degree: Shiraz (Pahlavi) University School of Medicine, Iran Residency: Pediatrics, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Fellowship: Pediatric …

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NMG Annual testing for hepatitis C recommended for health care providers

Annual testing for hepatitis C recommended for health care providers

By Christina Dunavan According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), before 1992 the main causes of hepatitis C transmission in the United States were a result of blood transfusions and organ transplants. Today the spread is primarily due to the sharing of needles and other equipment used to prepare or inject drugs. …

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Pediatrics Pediatric heart rates during supraventricular tachycardia

Pediatric heart rates during supraventricular tachycardia

By Chris L. Johnsrude, M.D. It is important to understand that sometimes a recorded heart rate can confirm if a child or teenager is in supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), but not always. SVT is a common cause of abnormally fast heartbeats in children and teenagers, but the range of heart rates in SVT is pretty broad. …

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Cancer Charles B. Palmer IV, D.O., joins Norton Cancer Institute

Charles B. Palmer IV, D.O., joins Norton Cancer Institute

Charles B. Palmer IV, D.O., is the newest gynecologic oncologist to join Norton Cancer Institute. Dr. Palmer earned his medical degree from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine in Kentucky. He completed his residency at Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, South Carolina, specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, followed by a fellowship in gynecologic oncology …

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Infectious Disease New algorithm available for C. difficile testing

New algorithm available for C. difficile testing

Effective Monday, Sept. 9​, Norton Healthcare replaced the algorithm for C. difficile testing with a new approach designed to provide clinicians greater clarity regar​ding the significance of a positive result. The new algorithm will begin with a PCR test, which will determine if C. difficile organism is present. ​If that is positive, a second test …

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Orthopedics Register today for the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

Register today for the 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium

The 2019 Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium will provide information to help clinicians in Louisville and Southern Indiana identify hip pathology via medical history, exam and appropriate use of imaging. Providers also will be equipped with an understanding of when and to whom to refer their patient. Sessions at the Oct. 18 presentation will cover: Pediatric orthopedic …

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NMG Providers can get urgent help with opioid-related questions and issues

Providers can get urgent help with opioid-related questions and issues

Kentucky has a new resource to battle the commonwealth’s opioid epidemic. The Kentucky Poison Control Center of Norton Children’s Hospital has launched a 24/7 support hotline for health care providers, patients and first responders on opioid-related issues. The Kentucky Opioid Assistance & Resource (OAR) Hotline — (800) 854-6813 — is staffed by toxicology-certified nurses and …

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