Additional location for pediatric diagnostic and infusion services

UofL Physicians Novak Center for Children’s Health will open in phases, starting June 25. You can now schedule the following pediatric outpatient services and diagnostic testing in the new building: Walk-in services X-ray Labs (except for […]

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Norton Children’s Hospital and UofL name new chief of pediatric cardiac surgery

Bahaaldin Alsoufi, M.D., has joined the University of Louisville Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and Norton Children’s Heart Institute at Norton Children’s Hospital as the new chief of the division of pediatric cardiac surgery. He will […]

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Free consultations for heart patients

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute Resource Center offers free heart-healthy lifestyle consultations with a registered nurse to heart patients and their families. During the one-on-one consultation, a cardiac nurse will check the patient’s body mass […]

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Managing the A-fib patient – new guidelines released

The latest update of the atrial fibrillation (A-fib) guidelines from the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm Society incorporated data regarding the novel anticoagulants (NOACs), updated the preferred risk assessment tool […]

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Nitrous oxide an option for labor pain and anxiety

Nitrous oxide is now available to women in labor. “The gas is safe to use and relatively simple to use, offering pain relief and decreased anxiety, among other benefits,” said C. Reed Nett, M.D., OB/GYN with Advocates […]

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New tower opens at Norton Audubon Hospital

Part of the five-year construction and renovation project at Norton Audubon Hospital has reached a significant milestone with the completion of a new tower. It opened in April and features 74 additional private patient rooms […]

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Providing safe, compassionate care to LGBTQ community

June is Pride Month, an annual celebration of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. Norton Healthcare is an inclusive health care provider and received the designation as a “2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” as […]

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Maternal-fetal medicine specialists available for high-risk pregnancies

A “high-risk pregnancy” can mean many things. However, pregnant women who need extra care to have a healthy pregnancy and delivery should be referred to a maternal-fetal medicine specialist. Norton Children’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine provides services […]

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Introducing the Norton Center for Abdominal and Digestive Surgery

The Norton Center for Abdominal and Digestive Surgery is a partnership between Norton Hospital and the University of Louisville. The complexity of abdominal and digestive diseases requires a multidisciplinary team approach that includes advanced surgical, […]

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Norton Healthcare purchases the Mazor X robotic surgical system

Norton Healthcare now has the Mazor X robotic surgical system — technology that can help reduce pain and make recovery time shorter following spine surgery. The purchase of the system was made possible with funding from […]

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Norton Children’s Hospital names chief administrative officer

Norton Healthcare has named Emmett Ramser chief administrative officer of Norton Children’s Hospital. In his role, Ramser will oversee all facets of the hospital’s operations and work diligently to ensure that children throughout Kentucky and […]

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Be informed to prevent sepsis

Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection, typically caused by germs such as staphylococcus aureus (staph), Escherichia coli (E. coli) and some types of Streptococcus – in the lungs (pneumonia), kidney (urinary tract […]

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