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

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

Sarah H. Callahan, M.D. Norton Breast Radiology Medical degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency: Radiology, University of Louisville Hospital Leigh Ann Gebhardt, APRN Norton Community Medical Associates – Shelbyville Degree: Chamberlain University College of Nursing, Downers Grove, Illinois Rangaraj K. Gopalraj, M.D., Ph.D. Norton Community Medical Associates – Geriatrics Medical degree: Kilpauk Medical …

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NMG Norton Healthcare facilities earn ‘LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader’ designations for second year

Norton Healthcare facilities earn ‘LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader’ designations for second year

Norton Healthcare’s five hospitals and Norton Cancer Institute have been named LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for the second year in a row. Norton Healthcare was one of 406 facilities nationwide to earn a top score of 100 points and receive the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation. “Norton Healthcare was founded on a mission …

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NMG Nonopioid pain management options

Nonopioid pain management options

Norton Specialty Rehabilitation Center Norton Specialty Rehabilitation Center offers physical therapy for chronic pain, including strength training, flexibility exercises and posture awareness. These active treatments can aid in reducing or eliminating the use of pain medication. “Research shows exercise and active treatment is one of the most effective therapies for chronic pain and addressing disability,” …

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NMG Louisville Top Docs at Norton Healthcare

Louisville Top Docs at Norton Healthcare

Nothing is more trusted than a doctor’s recommendation — which is why being named a Top Doc by fellow doctors is so meaningful. Louisville Magazine publishes an annual list recognizing some of the best in Louisville. To all the talented and dedicated Norton Medical Group and Norton Cancer Institute doctors who topped the list, congratulations …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episodes 5 and 6: Medically assisted treatment for opioid use disorder

‘MedChat’ podcast, episodes 5 and 6: Medically assisted treatment for opioid use disorder

Episodes five and six of the “MedChat” podcast are now available. Both episodes, “Medically Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder,” a two-part topic, address the rise in overdose fatalities in Kentucky. It is critical for physicians and providers to be aware of the prevalence of illegal drugs and understand this culture — as legal prescribing …

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Heart & Vascular Easier referrals to the specialists at the new Atrial Fibrillation Clinic

Easier referrals to the specialists at the new Atrial Fibrillation Clinic

The new Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Heart Rhythm Center is accepting referrals for newly diagnosed patients, those with paroxysmal or persistent symptomatic atrial fibrillation (A-fib) and patients who are having difficulty with their current treatment. The clinic is designed for evaluation, diagnosis and advanced treatment for A-fib. Kent E. Morris, …

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NMG Frequently asked questions about prescribing naloxone

Frequently asked questions about prescribing naloxone

By Norton Healthcare According to the surgeon general of the United States, the number of overdose deaths from prescription and illicit opioids doubled from 21,089 in 2010 to 42,249 in 2016. This steep increase is attributed to the rapid proliferation of illicitly made fentanyl and other highly potent synthetic opioids. These are being mixed with …

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Heart & Vascular Norton Healthcare hospitals recognized with three awards for exceeding patient care standards in heart attack cases

Norton Healthcare hospitals recognized with three awards for exceeding patient care standards in heart attack cases

By Lynne Choate Norton Healthcare hospitals were recognized today during a presentation by the American Heart Association with Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus and Gold awards for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. The American Heart Association also presented Norton Healthcare with the Mission Lifeline: Regional Trailblazer Award. The award recognized Norton Healthcare …

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NMG Norton Healthcare laboratory advancements featured on cover of professional publication

Norton Healthcare laboratory advancements featured on cover of professional publication

The patient benefits from the successful integration of Norton Healthcare’s laboratory operations are the topic of the cover story in the most recent edition of MedicalLab Management. Written by three leaders in the Norton Healthcare laboratory department, the article offers a guide to other laboratories. It also brings to light challenges of integration as well …

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NMG Early-bird registration for Primary Care Update CME

Early-bird registration for Primary Care Update CME

Norton Healthcare Registration is open for the 23rd annual Primary Care Update. Sign up by Oct. 8 and save, plus make sure you have a seat at this popular continuing medical education opportunity. This year’s guest faculty and keynote presenter is Donald R. Teater, M.D., MPH, owner of Teater Health Solutions and a practicing physician …

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