Norton Healthcare receives first Advanced Orthopedic & Spine Center of Excellence designation in country from DNV

Norton Healthcare has been named the first Advanced Orthopedic & Spine Center of Excellence in the country by DNV, a national accrediting body. This designation is given to organizations that demonstrate excellence in diagnostic services, […]

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Study looks at how to detect RSV in adults

Norton Infectious Diseases Institute has been selected by Pfizer as the only site in United States to study how to effectively detect respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in adults. “For the most part, RSV attention has [...]

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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. […]

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Patients will get test results faster

Starting on April 5, 2021, patients will have immediate access to most test results and progress notes through their MyNortonChart accounts. New federal laws taking effect that day require health care organizations to give patients […]

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UK and Baptist Health Lexington, Norton Healthcare begin recruiting participants for Phase 3 COVID-19 investigational vaccine clinical trial

The University of Kentucky, in partnership with Baptist Health Lexington and Norton Healthcare in Louisville, has been selected as a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s Phase 3 clinical research […]

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2 years after emergency heart surgery when he was born, Trent is happy and energetic

Trent Robinson was rushed to Norton Children’s Hospital by ambulance from a nearby hospital just after being delivered by emergency cesarean section in March 2018. “He was turning blue. I got to see him for […]

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Norton Brownsboro Hospital expansion opens

The expansion of Norton Brownsboro Hospital is complete, with 70 new patient beds — a 55% increase — advancements in stroke and aneurysm care capabilities and a larger emergency department. The new emergency department has […]

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Follow these steps after diagnosing a child with spinal muscular atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a severe genetic disorder that results in degeneration of the anterior horn cells and progressive muscle weakness. SMA affects the muscles needed for essential functions such as breathing, feeding and […]

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Norton Orthopedic Institute is first in Louisville to offer the latest in knee replacement precision

Norton Orthopedic Institute is the first and currently only provider in the Louisville area to use the latest in knee replacement precision — the ROSA Knee System. The robot-assisted surgical system allows surgeons to follow […]

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Norton Healthcare to offer COVID-19 Long-term Care Clinic for patients with lasting side effects

Norton Healthcare will launch a COVID-19 Long-term Care Clinic for adult patients who continue to experience side effects after having battled the coronavirus. “Norton Healthcare has been a regional leader in caring for patients with […]

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Pediatric cardiologist comes with medical ethics expertise

Pediatric cardiologist Sarah J. Wilkens, M.D., MPH, has trained to care for the sickest children — heart failure and transplant patients. “Ultimately what motivates me are the patients and trying to support their families in […]

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Daksha P. Mehta, M.D., has been providing rheumatology care in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, for more than two decades

Daksha P. Mehta, M.D., is a board-certified rheumatologist in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, where she has served the community for over two decades. Dr. Mehta treats auto immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and […]

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