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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HEADSSS acronym to include social media in AAP proposal

An editorial in the latest American Academy of Pediatrics journal, Pediatrics, recommends adding an additional “S” to the HEADSSS acronym to become HEADS4. The revised acronym would equate to: home life, education, activities, drugs, sexual […]

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Pulmonary embolism response team (PERT) launches

Norton Healthcare has established uniform protocols for the treatment of pulmonary embolism (PE). The move is intended to improve patient outcomes for the life-threatening condition that claims tens of thousands of lives each year, according […]

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Norton Healthcare offering Saturday colonoscopies

Though colorectal cancer cases have been steadily decreasing for the past two decades, it remains the third most common cancer in both men and women. According to the American Cancer Society, nearly all unscreened people […]

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New rehabilitation program for PAD patients

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute’s Peripheral Arterial Disease Supervised Exercise Therapy (SET) Program is a new program available for patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease. If you have a patient diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease […]

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Scoliosis treatment options at Norton Healthcare

Specialists with Norton Leatherman Spine and Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville can diagnose and treat pediatric patients with mild, moderate or severe scoliosis. Scoliosis may be a concern if a child’s shoulders are uneven, a […]

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Adding value to patient experience through MyNortonChart

It’s no secret that MyNortonChart is more important than ever for the changing health care landscape. MyNortonChart gives consumers the option of driving their health care decisions, which not only keeps the patient happy, but […]

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