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 […]

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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 […]

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Kids can develop ‘long-haul’ symptoms after COVID-19 infection

Even though children are more likely to be spared serious illness from COVID-19, the so-called long COVID-19 in children has brought symptoms like headache and fatigue lasting a month or more. The U.S. Centers for […]

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Norton Children’s Heart Institute’s coordinated care for patients and families

For families expecting babies with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and other congenital heart defects and heart conditions, planning the road ahead at Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, starts before […]

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Advancing knowledge and providing advanced care through clinical research

Recent Norton Children’s Heart Institute publications Read more at PubMed  

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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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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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American Heart Association sets standards for heart attack care

If someone is having chest pain, it’s time to get to the best hospital for heart attack treatment. But aren’t all hospitals equipped to treat a heart attack? Yes, and getting treatment right away is […]

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Norton Children’s Heart Institute earns accreditation from the Adult Congenital Heart Association

The only accredited program in Kentucky and Indiana, Norton Children’s Heart Institute is recognized for collaborative work to treat adults and children living with lifelong congenital heart disease. In recognition of its expertise in serving […]

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Soham Dasgupta, M.D., joins Norton Children’s Heart Institute

Soham Dasgupta, M.D., has joined Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, as a pediatric cardiologist specializing in pediatric electrophysiology. Dr. Dasgupta completed his initial medical training at the Calcutta National [...]

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Neurological effects of COVID-19 in children double with preexisting neurological condition

Neurological effects of COVID-19 in children have been most common in those who had a preexisting neurological condition, representing both new symptoms and a continuation or worsening of previous symptoms, according to a recently published […]

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Screening and diagnosis of abdominal aortic aneurysm

According to the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), 200,000 adults in the U.S. are diagnosed with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) every year. It is the 10th-leading cause of death for American men over the age […]

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