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Thank you for entrusting your patients’ care to the physicians and staff of Norton Healthcare. We are always looking for ways to improve service to our referring providers and welcome your suggestions on how we can improve our service to you and your patients.

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Seamless transition between maternal-fetal medicine team and other specialists, including neonatology and others

When a pregnant patient is referred for maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) care at Norton Children’s, they step into a multidisciplinary team of specialists, including obstetricians with expertise in high-risk pregnancies and pediatric specialists who can help […]

New guidelines for bone health assessment before elective spinal reconstruction

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for Perioperative Spine: Preoperative Osteoporosis Assessment recently was published in Neurosurgery. To develop these recommendations, the authors performed systematic review of the literature using national [...]

A health care provider discusses postpartum birth control with a patient.

Planning for postpartum birth control shared decision-making with patients

Postpartum birth control conversations with patients are best started prepartum as a conversation about the desire for and timing of any future pregnancies, according to Kathryn R. Bradley, M.D., obstetrician and gynecologist with Women’s Care […]

Kevin K. Trice, M.D., MBA, named medical director of Norton Sleep Centers

Kevin K. Trice, M.D., MBA, has been named medical director of Norton Sleep Centers. Dr. Trice is a native of Louisville, but has been working and training around the country for much of the past […]

Hand surgeon got first taste of orthopedics with her own broken ankle

As a Norton Louisville Arm & Hand surgeon, Lauren M. Fader, M.D., enjoys the wide range of patients she gets to see: from a child whose fingers have been closed in a door, to an [...]

November 2021 Norton Medical Group new providers

Jeffrey M. Goldberg, M.D. Gynecologic Oncology Carter Hahn, PA-C Hospital Medicine Kimberly Barnes, APRN, CNM Midwifery Lauren Bowlin, APRN Urgent Care Amanda Dewees, APRN Family Medicine Mary N. Fuller, APRN Family Medicine Brittney Ganshirt, APRN […]

Watchman FLX advances over previous version improve safety, efficiency

For patients with atrial fibrillation (A-fib) not caused by a heart valve issue, with at least moderate risk of stroke and issues taking long-term blood thinners, the Watchman device offers an alternative. The left atrial […]

Norton Healthcare’s four adult-service hospitals once again nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for the fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Each of Norton Healthcare’s four adult-service hospitals received an “A” grade in the fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This national distinction recognizes each facility’s achievements in protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. […]

Knowing the difference between dementia and depression in older adults

Many seniors experience some level of sadness. It can be triggered by a lot of different events as they get older: losing loved ones and spouses, experiencing an unwanted move, coping with serious illnesses. Often, […]

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Kevin K. Trice, M.D.

Kevin K. Trice, M.D., MBA, has been named medical director of Norton Sleep Centers.

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When to refer a constipated child to a pediatric gastroenterologist

The following pediatric constipation referral guidelines and recommended outpatient treatments were developed by John T. Stutts, M.D., pediatric gastroenterologist at Norton Children’s Gastroenterology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. Dr. Stutts practices at the […]

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Seamless transition between maternal-fetal medicine team and other specialists, including neonatology and others

When a pregnant patient is referred for maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) care at Norton Children’s, they step into a multidisciplinary team of specialists, including obstetricians with expertise in high-risk pregnancies and pediatric specialists who can help […]

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Common causes of pediatric back pain

Back pain occurs in about a third of patients at some point in their adolescence and is fairly common in children over the age of 10. Very rarely, however, is it the result of a […]

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Minimally invasive PDA repair allows faster extubation of micro-preemies

Until recently, patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) repair in premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) required an involved surgical procedure. The surgeon would enter from the side, collapse the lung, find and ligate […]

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New guidelines for bone health assessment before elective spinal reconstruction

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines for Perioperative Spine: Preoperative Osteoporosis Assessment recently was published in Neurosurgery. To develop these recommendations, the authors performed systematic review of the literature using national [...]

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