Intermountain Healthcare is a nonprofit health system based in Salt Lake City, Utah. We are the largest healthcare provider in the Intermountain West, serving healthcare needs of Utah and southeastern Idaho residents.

Excellent clinical care is the basis of our mission and our greatest concern. Recognized as one of the nation's top integrated health systems, Intermountain comprises:

  • Health Services — includes 22 hospitals and more than 185 clinics
  • Intermountain Medical Group — more than 1,000 multi-specialty doctors and caregivers
  • SelectHealth — one of Utah's largest health insurers recognized for superior member satisfaction

Clinical Quality at Sustainable Costs — Whether it's through clinical programs or the way we can improve the treatment of certain chronic diseases, all three parts of Intermountain contribute in essential ways to the sharing of best medical practices, and raising the standards of clinical excellence.

In a vertically integrated organization like Intermountain, costs aren't just reduced through economies of scale and efficient management. The really significant cost reductions are achieved by improving the total process of medical care. By identifying and implementing best medical practiceswhat works bestIntermountain not only provides quality healthcare, it often achieves lasting improvement in cost structures. Healthcare leaders throughout the world call on Intermountain experts for technical support and education on clinical research and process management.

Brief History

Intermountain Healthcare was established in 1975 when The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated its then 15-hospital system to the communities they served. Intermountain was formed as a nonprofit organization to administer those hospitals.

Intermountain Healthcare Numbers 2012*

 Volunteer, governing trustees  450
 Charity care  $252 million
 Hospitals  22
 Emergency Room visits  482,013
 Acute patient admissions  140,141
 Inpatient surgeries  41,002
 Ambulatory surgeries  107,587
 Births  30,873
 Clinics  185
 Clinics owned or supported for uninsured and low-income patients   18
 Patient visits to low-income clinics (owned or supported)   260,817
 Employees  33,000
 SelectHealth members  600,000

​* Note: Data reflects information from our 2012 annual report to the community. 
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