NMG Register today for the Clinical Ethics Issues education opportunity

Register today for the Clinical Ethics Issues education opportunity

The Fall 2019 Medical Ethics Symposium will provide exposure to the relevant ethical issues providers may encounter in clinical settings. The symposium also will include discussions on the ethical consultation process and its value. The symposium will cover: Identifying relevant clinical ethical concerns Understanding the patient, family and provider benefits of a clinical ethics consultation …

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NMG Providers: Apply now to learn the business side of medicine and develop your leadership skills

Providers: Apply now to learn the business side of medicine and develop your leadership skills

Norton Provider Leadership Academy Health care is a multitrillion-dollar, complex, fast-paced industry that faces mounting challenges regarding access, cost, quality and consumer expectations. Health systems must adapt constantly to changes in their communities, populations, politics and reimbursement structures. Norton Healthcare created the Norton Provider Leadership Academy to enable our clinicians to better engage with our …

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

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

Mary R. Mullen, M.D. Norton Inpatient Care Specialists Medical degree: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis Residency: Internal medicine pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine Bahram Sepehri, M.D. Norton Children’s Medical Associates – Broadway Medical degree: Shiraz (Pahlavi) University School of Medicine, Iran Residency: Pediatrics, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois Fellowship: Pediatric …

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NMG Annual testing for hepatitis C recommended for health care providers

Annual testing for hepatitis C recommended for health care providers

By Christina Dunavan According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), before 1992 the main causes of hepatitis C transmission in the United States were a result of blood transfusions and organ transplants. Today the spread is primarily due to the sharing of needles and other equipment used to prepare or inject drugs. …

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Cancer Charles B. Palmer IV, D.O., joins Norton Cancer Institute

Charles B. Palmer IV, D.O., joins Norton Cancer Institute

Charles B. Palmer IV, D.O., is the newest gynecologic oncologist to join Norton Cancer Institute. Dr. Palmer earned his medical degree from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine in Kentucky. He completed his residency at Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, South Carolina, specializing in obstetrics and gynecology, followed by a fellowship in gynecologic oncology …

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NMG Providers can get urgent help with opioid-related questions and issues

Providers can get urgent help with opioid-related questions and issues

Kentucky has a new resource to battle the commonwealth’s opioid epidemic. The Kentucky Poison Control Center of Norton Children’s Hospital has launched a 24/7 support hotline for health care providers, patients and first responders on opioid-related issues. The Kentucky Opioid Assistance & Resource (OAR) Hotline — (800) 854-6813 — is staffed by toxicology-certified nurses and …

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

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

Abbe Augenstein, M.D. Norton Inpatient Care Specialists Medical degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency: Internal medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine John W. Beal, M.D. Norton Inpatient Care Specialists Medical degree: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies Residency: Internal medicine, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey Maria T. …

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NMG Regina Mash, CNM, joins Advocates for Women’s Health, a Part of Norton Women’s Care

Regina Mash, CNM, joins Advocates for Women’s Health, a Part of Norton Women’s Care

Regina Mash, CNM, has joined Advocates for Women’s Health, a Part of Norton Women’s Care, providing women another care option for childbirth and gynecologic care. Regina earned her midwifery Master of Science in Nursing degree at Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky, and has been practicing at TJ Health Partners/T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, …

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NMG 18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy

18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy

Rapidly advancing cancer research has led to improved modes of treatment and care for cancer patients’ overall well-being. In order to ensure an improved patient outcome, health care providers should be aware of advancements made in treatment and care, as well as the psychological concerns of cancer patients. The 18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy …

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NMG J. Ryan Stewart, D.O., joins Norton Urogynecology Center

J. Ryan Stewart, D.O., joins Norton Urogynecology Center

Ryan Stewart, D.O., urogynecologist, has joined Norton Healthcare and will practice at two new Norton Urogynecology Center locations — downtown Louisville and Clarksville, Indiana. Dr. Stewart earned his osteopathic medicine degree at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Virginia campus in Blacksburg. He completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency at the Indiana University …

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