2016 Report to Our Community

Norton Children’s Hospital receives the 2016 Kentucky Hospital Association Quality Award. The award honors innovation in quality, safety and commitment to patient care.

Jennifer Lawrence’s $2 million gift establishes the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital. The new unit is designed for children recovering from heart procedures and open-heart surgery, including heart transplants, heart failure and other conditions requiring intensive care.

More than 2,800 Louisville-area residents were screened for cancer, with about 64 percent coming from medically underserved communities. And over 9,000 separate cardiovascular services were provided.

The Norton Healthcare MOBILE PREVENTION CENTER visited more than 280 COMMUNITY EVENTS to provide screenings for cancer and cardiovascular disease.

A multidisciplinary performance improvement team was formed to study patient safety events at Norton Hospital in support of Reaching for Zero. Reaching for Zero is Norton Healthcare's journey to improve patient outcomes.

Norton Audubon Hospital breaks ground on a $107 million expansion and renovation project designed to enhance patient privacy, increase patient satisfaction and boost efficiency and clinical value.

Norton Brownsboro Hospital receives Comprehensive Stroke Center designation.

Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital receives Baby-Friendly designation, becoming the first hospital in Greater Louisville to earn the status.

Norton eCare launches, allowing patients to skip the waiting room and consult with a provider through a computer or mobile device for minor, nonurgent medical conditions. Patients can log in to MyNortonChart to access the Norton eCare video visit tool.

The Kentucky Medical Association awarded
  Norton Healthcare reaccreditation

            with commendation as an accredited provider
                of continuing medical education.

Tad S. Seifert, M.D.,

neurologist, Headache
& Concussion Center,
leads a task force
studying the prevalence
of migraine headaches in Division I
student-athletes who participate in
contact and noncontact sports.

Norton Healthcare participated in more than 900 clinical research studies.

Norton Audubon Hospital strengthens its commitment to patient safety
and the fight against hospital-acquired infections
with an investment in three Xenex germ-zapping robots. The robots use high-intensity ultraviolet light to rid rooms of superbugs and other germs.

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