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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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 […]

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New guidelines for treatment of immune thrombocytopenia in children

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) has new guidelines for immune thrombocytopenia, also called immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), in children, including more outpatient management, more observation, and fewer medications. “The guidelines came about as the […]

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Updates on colon cancer screening, including patients with a family history

The latest colon cancer screening recommendations call for earlier screenings and include guidance to better reflect individual risks. The starting age for screening for the average person with no risk factors is now 45, five […]

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FDA-approved weight loss medications

Patients who are overweight or obese potentially can benefit from a medication approved for long-term weight management. Five new drugs have been approved since 2012, giving weight management physicians a lot more tools in the […]

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Single ventricle anomalies: What your patients’ families can expect

Single ventricle anomalies account for more than 10% of congenital heart defects. Each defect poses a complex surgical and medical challenge, with the initial surgery tailored to the specific anatomy and physiology, according to Bahaaldin […]

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The long-term heart risks of Kawasaki disease in children

The inflamed blood vessels that can accompany Kawasaki disease in children can give rise to a variety of heart issues that make it the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children. Fortunately, cardiovascular health […]

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Taking pediatric cardiology to the patient

Pediatric cardiologist Lisa R. Klein, M.D., travels every week to outreach clinics, bringing almost 30 years of experience to rural Kentucky. “I love interacting with the patients and their parents, teaching them about their heart […]

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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 […]

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Norton Healthcare expands COVID-19 experimental treatments

As patients continue to be diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, Norton Healthcare is looking for ways to help them overcome the infection. Norton Healthcare is the first in the world to […]

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Norton Healthcare names acting executive director of Norton Healthcare Institute for Health Equity

Norton Healthcare has named Kelly C. McCants, M.D., acting executive director of the newly formed Norton Healthcare Institute for Health Equity. Dr. McCants currently serves as Norton Healthcare’s medical director of advanced heart failure. He will hold […]

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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 […]

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