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Heart & Vascular Heart failure monitoring technology provides early warning of worsening condition

Heart failure monitoring technology provides early warning of worsening condition

By Lynne Choate Living with advanced heart failure can be every bit as scary as it sounds. For patients, it means following a strict regimen that includes medication and regularly monitoring for the slightest signs that the condition is getting worse. Heart failure patients need to check their weight daily and report even slight changes …

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

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

Anna V. Bite, D.O. Norton Neurology Specialists Medical degree: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Missouri Residency: Neurology, Larkin Community Hospital, South Miami, Florida Fellowship: Multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus Merilda Blanco-Guzman, M.D. Norton Infectious Disease Specialists Medical degree: Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic Residency: Internal …

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Gastroenterology Alison Sharpe, D.O., joins Norton Gastroenterology Consultants of Louisville

Alison Sharpe, D.O., joins Norton Gastroenterology Consultants of Louisville

Alison Sharpe, D.O., is the newest member of the Norton Gastroenterology Consultants of Louisville team. The Bowling Green, Kentucky, native completed her gastroenterology fellowship at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. Dr. Sharpe attended the University of Kentucky as an undergraduate and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pennsylvania, for medical school. She completed …

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Spine Norton Leatherman Spine’s leadership on patient-based outcomes featured

Norton Leatherman Spine’s leadership on patient-based outcomes featured

The National Spine Health Foundation recently highlighted Steven D. Glassman, M.D., and Norton Leatherman Spine’s leadership in patient-based outcome measures in its “Ask the Expert” video series. “Historically, whether a patient did well with surgery was determined by, the doctor said you did well or said you didn’t do well,” Dr. Glassman said in the …

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NMG All Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

All Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

All four Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals were awarded an “A” in the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This national distinction recognized the achievements of Norton Hospital in downtown Louisville, Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital, and Norton Brownsboro Hospital in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group …

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System New way to order imaging scans rolling out in Epic

New way to order imaging scans rolling out in Epic

A new way to order imaging scans using Epic takes effect Nov. 10, 2019. CareSelect Imaging offers clinical decision support technology for exams such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET). The process will work directly within Epic’s provider ordering workflow. We will be sharing tipsheets and …

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Pediatrics Register soon for the Pediatric Behavioral and Mental Health Symposium

Register soon for the Pediatric Behavioral and Mental Health Symposium

The Pediatric Behavioral and Mental Health Symposium will provide insight into key issues and challenges affecting children of Kentucky. These include the opioid crisis, pediatric suicidality, human trafficking and exposure to violence. Topics covered at the symposium include: Recommended screenings for suicidal ideation in elementary school-age children Treatment options for post-traumatic stress disorder and resources …

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NMG CPA Lab brings pathology support to multiple levels of care

CPA Lab brings pathology support to multiple levels of care

By David Steen Martin CPA Lab, a division of Norton Healthcare, employs more than 20 board-certified pathologists who assess tissue from all sites in the human body for specific disease entities to help physicians and surgeons offer the best treatment for each patient. “It is a very fast-evolving field, and we are doing our best …

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Pediatrics Registration deadline soon for Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium

Registration deadline soon for Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium

Come to the Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium to get up to date with the American Diabetes Association’s latest guidelines for pediatric diabetes patients. Topics include: New guidelines and limitations for the management of pediatric diabetes The multidisciplinary approach to care and how it improves patient outcomes New therapeutic modalities into the management of children and …

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NMG A new home health care option for patients managing chronic conditions or recovering

A new home health care option for patients managing chronic conditions or recovering

Norton Healthcare and LHC Group Inc. have teamed up to create Norton Home Health — a new home health care option for your patients in the Louisville area. Norton Home Health will provide a full range of home care, and referring physicians can trust that their treatment plans will be followed thoroughly and accurately. Our …

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