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Norton West Louisville Hospital is now hiring

Norton West Louisville Hospital is just months away from opening its doors to the community. We are now looking to build its care team. “This is one of the most exciting parts of this whole project for me – finding the compassionate caregivers who will make history at this new facility,” said Corenza Townsend, chief…

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Norton Neuroscience Institute’s “Neuro Tai Chi” class celebrates 10 years of helping patients with movement disorders

The gong sounds at 10:30 a.m. It’s the signal to sit down and listen. At the front of the room, Lloyd Kelly greets his class of about 20 with a fist-to-palm salute. He bows his head and says, “ni hao,” greeting them in Chinese. The class repeats it back to him. From there, he leads…

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30 years after first treatment, Norton Neuroscience Institute continues to provide care for patients with multiple sclerosis

It’s Friday morning at the Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center. The phones are ringing. Emails and referrals are coming in from physicians trying to connect their patients with the resources they need outside the doctor’s office. Patient navigators are meeting with patients, both newly diagnosed or in transition, providing help with the day-to-day challenges of…

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Mother-daughter duo gets same spine surgery from same Norton Leatherman Spine surgeon

Susan Smith’s back pain started as a teenager. “I was 19, a sophomore in college,” Susan said. “I started having pain in my hip and couldn’t figure out what was causing it.” She bounced from doctor to doctor, looking for answers. Several months later, her right leg was paralyzed. She needed a MRI, which confirmed…

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Purchase a brick and be part of history at Norton West Louisville Hospital

In early 2022, West Louisville learned it would become home to Norton West Louisville Hospital, the area’s first newly constructed hospital in more than 150 years. Located at 28th Street and Broadway, the hospital will be part of the Norton Healthcare Goodwill Opportunity Campus. Welcoming visitors to the hospital from the corner of 28th and Garland…

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6 months after first dose, Norton Neuroscience Institute becomes top program for new Alzheimer’s drug

For Pam and Rick Jeffries, it’s become like clockwork. Every other Friday morning, at the same time of day, they drive to the Norton Infusion Center on the Norton Brownsboro Hospital campus. After some time in the waiting area, Pam is admitted back into a room, where she receives her biweekly infusion of lecanemab, the…

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Norton Healthcare social worker guiding people through the grief of losing family members to suicide

If the age-old saying “what a difference a day makes” holds true, then imagine how much difference years can make. As Shelita Jackson and Kamilla Taylor walk through the front doors of the Institute for Health Equity, a Part of Norton Healthcare, they’re the personification of the positive change time can bring. “We have to…

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Norton West Louisville Hospital leadership team announced

Meet the team members who, together with Corenza Townsend, chief administrative officer, Norton West Louisville Hospital, will plan for and execute the hospital’s November 2024 opening. They will be responsible for hiring and training all staff, developing pre-opening plans and schedules, and serving as the administrative team for Norton Healthcare’s newest hospital at 28th Street and…

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Local business supporting the Norton West Louisville Hospital project

Mike Ashley Owner, Security Pros LLC Hometown: Owensboro, Kentucky (but has called Louisville home for more than 20 years) How would you describe your business?  We are a small, minority-owned business. We primarily provide physical security, everything from events to construction projects. What inspired you to start your business? I was working in banks, in…

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Norton West Louisville Hospital moving closer to reality

Norton West Louisville Hospital is beginning to take shape at the corner of 28th Street and Broadway, with steel frame rising from the ground. The hospital is on schedule to be complete and be admitting patients by the end of 2024. “For so long we’ve been talking about this and seeing the renderings of what…

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From Louisville’s West End to the American West and back, a career in caring and listening

When asked, Tonya Anthony, a clinical effectiveness coordinator with Norton Healthcare, offers some life advice. “You have to let go of your idea of help and accept the patient’s perspective and definition of help.” Tonya has put that philosophy into practice many times in her career and life.  In 2012, Tonya left Louisville to work…

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Eric King to Black men: Primary health care saves lives

An open letter to Black men about primary care I was 6 years old the first time my mother ran my unconscious, nearly lifeless body into a medical facility — frantic for lifesaving help. I was lucky. I grew up in Bardstown, less than two blocks from my pediatrician’s office. It’s quite likely had that…

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