On Monday, June 25, Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, celebrated the opening of the UofL Physicians Novak Center for Children’s Health.
With Norton Children’s Infusion Center now in the same building as University of Louisville Physicians specialty practices, patients and their families won’t have to drive to another location after physician appointments. Common diagnostic services, including outpatient laboratory tests, X-rays, ultrasounds and more also will be performed in the new building.
Norton Children’s Cancer Institute
Winning the battle against pediatric cancer takes a team approach — a team with the strength of many disciplines to provide advanced cancer care.
The 176,000-square-foot center, located one block from Norton Children’s Hospital, is one of the largest and most technically advanced pediatric outpatient centers in the country, with over 30 specialties housed in one location.
“We are excited to have moved into a wonderful, modern area,” said Teresa L. Munson, R.N., assistant nurse manager for Norton Children’s Infusion Center. “The new center will allow us to continue to provide great quality care for our patients.”
With a forest-like theme and bright, happy colors, the center is designed to put children at ease while giving them easy access to top pediatric specialists and primary care providers.
The center features art displays, special events with musicians and other activities, and most important, advanced medical treatments designed specifically to address the health needs of children.
“Our expansion from a 10-bed unit to a 21-bed unit will allow our services to expand to meet the needs of the children in our region,” Munson said.