Norton Healthcare has awarded Metro Government a $572,000 two-year grant that will expand services to mothers and infants on Louisville’s Westside. The grant was awarded to Louisville’s Department of Public Health and Wellness to support the Healthy Start initiative, which provides case managers and preventative resources to combat infant mortality. Western Louisville has around twice […]
As questions arise over the future of reproductive health services in Louisville, Norton Healthcare announced today it will reconfigure Norton Suburban Hospital into a facility for women and children. “We see it as our responsibility to provide specialized care in areas such as cardiac care, orthopedic care, breast health, oncology, prevention and wellness, and this […]
Officials have cut the ribbon on a new cancer treatment facility in downtown Louisville. The Norton Cancer Center at Floyd and Broadway has been under construction since January 2010. It will open next week and is capable of providing aggressive radiation treatments on adults and children. The center will undoubtedly see a large number of […]
Metro Government has established 13 “lactation stations” at its work sites, private areas where employees can express breast milk during their break times.
Leaders of the two institutions say they’ll develop a statewide system of patient care, teaching programs and children’s health services.
A retired Louisville physician is giving $8 million to the Norton Healthcare Foundation to establish a treatment and research center for Parkinson’s Disease and for an upgraded critical care center.
More than $150,000 is being donated to earthquake relief in Haiti by Louisville-based Norton Healthcare. Half of the money was donated by Norton employees over the last three weeks. The other half was matched by the company. Vice-President for Missions and Outreach Ronald Oliver says the company allowed employees to donate vacation time to contribute […]
Louisville-based Norton Cancer Institute has broken ground on a $28 million radiation center at Broadway and Floyd Street. The 65,000 square foot, three-story facility is scheduled for completion in July of 2011. Radiation oncologist Dr. Aaron Spalding says it will enhance Norton’s capability to […]
Louisville’s Norton Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance company have settled their contract dispute. The two companies announced in a joint statement today that they have agreed to a new, three-year contract. Anthem policyholders have been paying out-of-network rates at most Norton facilities since Norton terminated their contract at the end of […]
From WFPL’s Haley Hart As part of their emergency preparedness plan, officials at Kosair Children’s Hospital tested a portable field hospital Friday. The inflatable tent can double the hospital’s overflow capacity. Safety Director Bill Farrell says the test was prompted by the possibility of escalating H1N1 cases. “Our ERs have in September hit record numbers […]