NMG Norton Healthcare partnering with DNV GL Healthcare for fresh approach to accreditation

Norton Healthcare partnering with DNV GL Healthcare for fresh approach to accreditation

Looking to gain more from its hospital accreditation program, Norton Healthcare has joined with DNV GL Healthcare National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (NIAHO) for hospital accreditation. DNV GL’s world-leading innovative accreditation program integrates International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 compliance with the Medicare conditions of participation (CoPs). It is designed to empower everyone in …

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CME ‘MedChat’ CME podcast: Identification and management of sports-related concussions

‘MedChat’ CME podcast: Identification and management of sports-related concussions

The latest episode of the “MedChat” podcast, “Identification and Management of Sports-related Concussions,” is now available. This episode provides information on the definition of sports-related concussion; the symptoms of a concussion: physical, cognitive and affective; sideline assessment tools for a sports-related concussion; and management and treatment of sports-related concussions. Moderator: Ryan Nazar, M.D., clinical effectiveness …

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NMG Cancer care grows more specialized, deepening expertise while sharing insights

Cancer care grows more specialized, deepening expertise while sharing insights

Advances in oncology are developing rapidly with unique treatments for unique cancers leading to greater and greater subspecialization. Indeed, breakthroughs have made it possible for oncologists to practice subspecialties that didn’t exist 20 years ago. As cancer care becomes increasingly complex, subspecialization advances care and develops new approaches to benefit patients. This initiative at Norton …

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NMG Coding for inpatient uncertain diagnoses

Coding for inpatient uncertain diagnoses

When a hospitalized patient’s symptoms can’t be diagnosed with certainty despite extensive workups and examination, the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting direct us to code for the most likely condition. Specifically, the uncertain diagnosis section (II, H): “If the diagnosis documented at the time of discharge is qualified as ‘probable,’ ‘suspected,’ ‘likely,’ ‘questionable,’ …

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NMG Monalisa M. Tailor, M.D., new president of GLMS, seeks to advocate in shifting medical times

Monalisa M. Tailor, M.D., new president of GLMS, seeks to advocate in shifting medical times

Monalisa M. Tailor, M.D., internal medicine physician with Norton Community Medical Associates – Barret, has been named president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society (GLMS). Dr. Tailor, a GLMS member since 2006, plans to focus her one-year term on advocating for medicine, physicians and patients as decision-makers adjust to a new normal amid the COVID-19 …

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NMG April and May 2020 Norton Medical Group New Providers

April and May 2020 Norton Medical Group New Providers

John W. Arnett, M.D. Norton Community Medical Associates – West Broadway Medical degree: University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington Residency: Rotating medicine and internal medicine, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland Eric G. Davis, M.D. Norton Surgical Specialists Medical degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency: General surgery, University of Louisville affiliated hospitals …

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NMG Norton EpicLink streamlines referring providers’ patient management

Norton EpicLink streamlines referring providers’ patient management

Norton Healthcare is making it easier for community providers to ensure continuity of care for their patients by accessing patient information in real time through Norton EpicLink. Referring providers can use the secure online tool to access their patients’ charts, make adult or pediatric specialty referrals, make diagnostic referrals and get real-time alerts about patient …

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CME ‘MedChat’ CME podcast: Colon cancer screening updates

‘MedChat’ CME podcast: Colon cancer screening updates

The latest episode of the “MedChat” podcast, “Colon Cancer: Updates in Screening Guidelines,” is now available. This episode provides information on the risk factors for colorectal cancer, the stages of colorectal disease development, the latest screening guidelines for colorectal cancer and different colorectal screening/diagnostic tools and indications. Moderator: Ryan Nazar, M.D., clinical effectiveness director for …

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NMG Norton Healthcare further eases maternity visitation policies

Norton Healthcare further eases maternity visitation policies

Visitor policy Following state guidelines, Norton Healthcare has lifted its no-visitor policy. However, for the protection of our patients, providers and employees, the policy still limits visitors. At this time we are not allowing visitors age 17 or younger. What’s new All inpatients at Norton Healthcare’s adult-service hospitals may have one visitor at any time, …

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NMG Norton Healthcare CEO discusses telehealth, learning from crisis and more in podcast

Norton Healthcare CEO discusses telehealth, learning from crisis and more in podcast

Russell F. Cox, president and CEO of Norton Healthcare, recently joined the “Fireside Chat” podcast to talk about the increase in telehealth visits, characteristics of a leader in a crisis and the fundamentals of learning from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Fireside Chat” is a weekly podcast hosted by Gary Bisbee, Ph.D., co-founder and executive chairman of the Health Management Academy. …

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