Norton EpicLink streamlines referring providers’ patient management

Norton Healthcare is making it easier for community providers to ensure continuity of care for their patients by accessing patient information in real time through Norton EpicLink. Referring providers can use the secure online tool […]

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‘Human Trafficking: In Plain Sight’ — A 2-part videoconference

A two-part videoconference, “Human Trafficking: In Plain Sight” will be held Aug. 27 and Aug. 28, offering clinicians insight on spotting human trafficking victims and what to do. Because victims of trafficking may seek medical […]

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Multidisciplinary work drives robust research program

Clinical trials are vital tools in our fight against cancer. These have become an important link in determining the best new treatments and how therapies are best administered. In 2019, Norton Cancer Institute offered nearly […]

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‘Understanding and Managing Congenital Cardiac Anomalies’ CME livestream now available

The first installment of Norton Children’s monthly continuing medical education series, “Understanding and Managing Congenital Cardiac Anomalies” with Bahaaldin Alsoufi, M.D., is now available online. Dr. Alsoufi, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon and chief of pediatric cardiothoracic […]

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Recognitions for excellence mark Norton Children’s Endocrinology growth

Kupper A. Wintergerst, M.D., has overseen the transformation of the endocrinology and diabetes program at Norton Children’s Hospital into one of the best in the country. U.S. News & World Report recognized the hospital recently […]

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CME opportunity: Pediatric Neurology Update Aug. 7

The 18th annual Pediatric Neurology Update will be livestreamed (via BlueSky) Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. The continuing medical education opportunity will cover developments in identification of neurological disorders and […]

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Diagnosing HLH can be difficult, but rapid treatment can be effective

Because it is rare and has varied symptoms, hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) can be difficult to diagnose. Without quick diagnosis and timely HLH treatment, however, it can be life-threatening. HLH can be inherited (primary or familial […]

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‘MedChat’ CME podcast: Colon cancer screening updates

The latest episode of the “MedChat” podcast, “Colon Cancer: Updates in Screening Guidelines,” is now available. This episode provides information on the risk factors for colorectal cancer, the stages of colorectal disease development, the latest […]

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When to make a specialty referral for a headache patient

Headache disorders, by nature, can be difficult to diagnose and treat. When providers are uncomfortable with the diagnosis or feel the patient may need additional treatments with which they aren’t as familiar, it’s best to […]

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Telehealth and ‘virtual hospital’ get some spine patients home sooner

A combination of telehealth and remote monitoring is allowing some patients to go home sooner after significant spinal surgery, according to the medical director of Norton Leatherman Spine. Norton Telehealth and “virtual hospital” innovations accelerated […]

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New space for growing Head and Neck Tumor Program

As part of Norton Cancer Institute’s major renovation of its downtown location, the building’s second floor has been remodeled to expand access to the Head and Neck Tumor Program. The expansion optimizes the program’s ability […]

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2 years after emergency heart surgery when he was born, Trent is happy and energetic

Trent Robinson was rushed to Norton Children’s Hospital by ambulance from a nearby hospital just after being delivered by emergency cesarean section in March 2018. “He was turning blue. I got to see him for […]

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