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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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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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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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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NMG ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 8: Opioid addiction

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 8: Opioid addiction

Episode eight of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Use and Abuse – Opioid Addiction,” discusses the prevalence of illegal drugs and the culture. In 2017, overdose fatalities in Kentucky rose by 11%, and Jefferson County had the most overdose deaths. It is critical for physicians and providers to be aware of illegal …

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NMG Register for the 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship

Register for the 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship

The 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship, “At Long Last: Immunologic Approaches to the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancers,” will be held Nov. 6 at the Olmsted. The registration deadline is Nov. 1. The lectureship, with thanks to the Garlove family and the Norton Healthcare Foundation, is designed to reach physicians, health care providers and members of …

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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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