Facing unconscious bias in health care: Understanding different experiences of patient and provider

Unconscious bias contributes to health disparities that can affect overall patient care and outcomes. To address unconscious bias in patient care, the goal should not be to become “race blind,” but to acknowledge race, Jessica [...]

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Norton Breast Health offers 11 screening locations

According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer. Fortunately, thanks to increased awareness, early detection and promising new tests and treatments, survival rates are on the rise. Patients age […]

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Nonsurgical management of hip and knee osteoarthritis

New osteoarthritis treatment guidelines for hip and knee cite strong evidence for the benefits of exercise and physical therapy. Moderate evidence also supports weight loss for knee pain, though the same evidence doesn’t exist for […]

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Don’t overlook child blood pressure readings

Providers are seeing younger children with higher blood pressure, making it more important than ever to monitor levels and ensure parents are aware of the effects on their child’s overall health. “Blood pressure measurements must […]

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Delirium and dementia: Overlapping symptoms, but distinct syndromes

Delirium and dementia are distinct clinical syndromes, with symptoms that frequently overlap. Delirium is a neuropsychiatric condition that occurs acutely, a sudden and definite decline from the baseline, progressing over hours, days, or weeks, but [...]

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Long COVID-19 symptoms hitting up to 30% of patients, even those with mild acute cases

Recovering from COVID-19’s acute symptoms is only the beginning for many. From 10% to 30% of people who contract the coronavirus experience long COVID-19 symptoms for more than 12 weeks. Common post-viral long COVID-19 symptoms […]

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Yuan Yuan “Jackie” Gong, M.D., joins Norton Children’s Gynecology

Yuan Yuan “Jackie” Gong, M.D., has joined Norton Children’s Gynecology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, and is practicing on the Norton Brownsboro Hospital campus, in St. Matthews and at the Novak Center for […]

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February 2022 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

Norton Children's Medical Group welcomes these new providers. Abbi Auger, CNM Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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New vaccine clinic opens at Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases

Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, has opened a new clinic that will serve the pediatric community by addressing a wide variety of vaccination needs, including special immunization circumstances, catch-up, […]

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When to refer a pediatric patient to preventive cardiology

Children with a high cholesterol panel or three consecutive elevated blood pressure readings should be referred to a cardiologist for preventive cardiology, and there is a list of additional criteria that primary care providers can […]

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February 2022 Norton Medical Group new providers

Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers. Faten Abdullah, M.D. Urgent Care Julien Glenn Gabbard, M.D. Internal Medicine Caley Dunn, PA-C Cardiology Lauren Brussell, APRN Rheumatology Andrea Burton, APRN Family Medicine Samantha E. Richards, APRN […]

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Goodwill Industries of Kentucky and Norton Healthcare Partner for Historic $100M Investment in West Louisville

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, Norton Healthcare and Governor Andy Beshear today announced a $100 million investment in West Louisville that will bring a collection of life-enhancing programs and services to one of Kentucky’s most underserved [...]

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