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NMG All Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

All Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

All four Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals were awarded an “A” in the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This national distinction recognized the achievements of Norton Hospital in downtown Louisville, Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital, and Norton Brownsboro Hospital in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group …

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System New way to order imaging scans rolling out in Epic

New way to order imaging scans rolling out in Epic

A new way to order imaging scans using Epic takes effect Nov. 10, 2019. CareSelect Imaging offers clinical decision support technology for exams such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET). The process will work directly within Epic’s provider ordering workflow. We will be sharing tipsheets and …

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Pediatrics Register soon for the Pediatric Behavioral and Mental Health Symposium

Register soon for the Pediatric Behavioral and Mental Health Symposium

The Pediatric Behavioral and Mental Health Symposium will provide insight into key issues and challenges affecting children of Kentucky. These include the opioid crisis, pediatric suicidality, human trafficking and exposure to violence. Topics covered at the symposium include: Recommended screenings for suicidal ideation in elementary school-age children Treatment options for post-traumatic stress disorder and resources …

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NMG CPA Lab brings pathology support to multiple levels of care

CPA Lab brings pathology support to multiple levels of care

By David Steen Martin CPA Lab, a division of Norton Healthcare, employs more than 20 board-certified pathologists who assess tissue from all sites in the human body for specific disease entities to help physicians and surgeons offer the best treatment for each patient. “It is a very fast-evolving field, and we are doing our best …

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Pediatrics Registration deadline soon for Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium

Registration deadline soon for Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium

Come to the Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium to get up to date with the American Diabetes Association’s latest guidelines for pediatric diabetes patients. Topics include: New guidelines and limitations for the management of pediatric diabetes The multidisciplinary approach to care and how it improves patient outcomes New therapeutic modalities into the management of children and …

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NMG A new home health care option for patients managing chronic conditions or recovering

A new home health care option for patients managing chronic conditions or recovering

Norton Healthcare and LHC Group Inc. have teamed up to create Norton Home Health — a new home health care option for your patients in the Louisville area. Norton Home Health will provide a full range of home care, and referring physicians can trust that their treatment plans will be followed thoroughly and accurately. Our …

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NMG ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 8: Opioid addiction

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 8: Opioid addiction

Episode eight of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Use and Abuse – Opioid Addiction,” discusses the prevalence of illegal drugs and the culture. In 2017, overdose fatalities in Kentucky rose by 11%, and Jefferson County had the most overdose deaths. It is critical for physicians and providers to be aware of illegal …

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Pediatrics Norton Children’s Neurosurgery using new virtual reality brain-modeling technology

Norton Children’s Neurosurgery using new virtual reality brain-modeling technology

Norton Children’s Neurosurgery, a Part of Norton Neuroscience Institute, now has Surgical Theater virtual reality (VR) technology. It creates an immersive, 3D view of a patient’s brain. This allows neurosurgeons, patients and families to see inside the patient’s brain to get a greater understanding of the condition and any potential procedures. Norton Children’s Hospital is …

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NMG Register for the 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship

Register for the 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship

The 24th Gail Klein Garlove Lectureship, “At Long Last: Immunologic Approaches to the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Cancers,” will be held Nov. 6 at the Olmsted. The registration deadline is Nov. 1. The lectureship, with thanks to the Garlove family and the Norton Healthcare Foundation, is designed to reach physicians, health care providers and members of …

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Womens Certified nurse midwife Danielle Roberts connects with women seeking natural childbirth

Certified nurse midwife Danielle Roberts connects with women seeking natural childbirth

By Amy Higgs For Danielle Roberts, CNM, her job as a certified nurse midwife is “a great marriage of Westernized medicine and holistic care.” “We see patients from their first prenatal appointment all the way through their delivery and postpartum recovery,” Danielle said. “We provide the same evidence-based medical care as an OB/GYN, with an …

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