Intermountain Healthcare:
A Recognized Leader in Transforming Healthcare

We're always pleased to receive awards and recognition; the honors mean those we serve are receiving excellent care, and that we are helping them live the healthiest lives possible. 


One of the Nation’s Top-Ranked Integrated Healthcare Networks

Intermountain Healthcare has ranked among the nation’s top five integrated healthcare systems in 13 consecutive annual studies conducted by IMS Health and SDI Health. The study rates how well a health system operates as a unified organization in a wide range of healthcare delivery and operations effectiveness categories.
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Twelve Hospitals Recognized for Outstanding Performance

iVantage Health Analytics rated our hospitals based on population health, market, and value-based outcomes. Hospitals honored in 2014 include Alta View, American Fork, Bear River Valley, Dixie Regional, Intermountain Medical Center, Logan Regional, McKay-Dee, Park City, Riverton, Sevier Valley, Utah Valley Regional, and Valley View.

According to Dr. Elliot Fisher of Dartmouth Medical School, "The secret to Intermountain Healthcare is they use science to improve care, and by improving care, they reduce the cost of care." 


Selected as a "Medical Destination of Excellence"

EdisonHealth recognized Intermountain Medical Center and LDS Hospital as preferred hospitals for people within its employer network who need organ transplant surgeries. One patient who underwent a heart and liver transplant at Intermountain Medical Center said, "I'm very grateful for the exceptional care I received and the opportunity to have a second chance at life."
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Innovative Use of Business Technology

For three consecutive years, Intermountain Healthcare has been recognized by InformationWeek for our advanced use of business technology. For example, innovation in clinical study management reduced the overhead time of clinical trials by 75 percent to bring down overall costs.
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Awarded for Medical Quality and Excellence

In 2013, Intermountain Healthcare earned recognition for our clinical quality programs and innovation from the American College of Medical Quality. Many of Intermountain's clinical quality programs have become industry models of best practices.
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Honored Among the Nation's 100 Top Hospitals

Logan Regional, McKay-Dee, and Riverton Hospitals were recognized for their exceptional patient care and overall performance in 2014 by Truven's 100 Top Hospitals. A patient's family member told us, "My folks considered moving to Logan from California because of the high-quality and low-cost care they received at Logan Regional Hospital."
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Ten Hospitals Honored for Quality

In 2014, HealthInsights honored ten of our hospitals for their top-notch quality.
Hospitals recognized include Bear River Valley, Logan Regional, McKay-Dee, Alta View, Dixie Regional, LDS, Intermountain Medical Center, Riverton, Park City, and TOSH.



11 Hospitals Among the Nation's 100 Best for Patient Engagement

Becker's Hospital Review and Axial Exchange put 11 Intermountain hospitals on its 100 Best Hospitals in the US list for patient engagement. Such a strong showing is a reflection of the emphasis we place on involving patients in decisions regarding their health care.
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Four Hospitals Honored for Supporting Organ Donation

Intermountain's Utah Valley Regional Medical Center received the Gold Medal of Honor for Organ Donation from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and three other Intermountain hospitals received silver medals.
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Meeting Behavioral Health Needs in Rural Areas

The National Rural Health Resource Center honored Intermountain's Sanpete Valley Hospital for its outreach across rural areas of Central Utah to establish a Community Behavioral Health Network. The network of mental health service providers, non-profit and government agencies, community volunteers and others, works together to provide people in rural areas with access to affordable health services that otherwise would not be available to them.
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Nine Hospitals Touted for Community Value

Cleverly & Associates recognized nine Intermountain hospitals for the quality and value they provided in their communities. A mother of four from Central Utah, said, "Utah Valley Regional Medical Center (one of the hospitals receiving this recognition) and the NICU staff were incredible. The pediatrics was great, and the maternal fetal medicine group was very good. This facility holds a special place in my heart."
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Recognized for 15 Years Among "Most Wired"

Intermountain Healthcare is continually honored as "Most Wired" by Hospitals and Health Networks. Sharing information seamlessly across facilities in the system results in better patient care. Intermountain's Teleservices enable Intermountain hospitals to consult with one another, a southern Utah family is thrilled to have a healthy baby girl who was treated at two different Intermountain hospitals for a collapsed lung.
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Terri Kane Among Nation's Top "Rural" Hospital CEOs

Becker's Hospital Review identified 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know and included Intermountain's Terri Kane, CEO of Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah, on the list of leaders who are "advancing healthcare in their communities and are tackling the challenges of providing healthcare in rural or small towns with vigor."

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2014 Energy Community Leader of the Year

The Utah Office of Energy Development chose Intermountain Healthcare as the winner of a Governor's Excellence in Energy award for launching a variety of energy conservation initiatives that have reduced energy costs by almost 10 percent.
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Three Hospitals Earned Consumers Choice Award

National Research Corporation's 2014-2015 Consumers Choice Award was given to Intermountain Medical Center, McKay-Dee, and Utah Valley Regional hospitals in their respective markets. Consumers gave the hospitals high marks for the level of service they provided. A patient on Facebook said, "I had hip replacement surgery at McKay-Dee Hospital, and the doctors, nurses, and staff were amazing."



Top 25 Healthcare Supply Chain

Gartner ranked Intermountain Healthcare No. 3 in the U.S. in 2014 for bending the cost curve in healthcare and driving better patient outcomes. These efficiencies and savings allow Intermountain to provide high–quality care at sustainable costs. In talking about Intermountain's success in supply chain value creation, Gartner called Intermountain "the city on the hill, both figuratively and literally."


Best Children's Hospital in 2014–15

U.S. News & World Report named Primary Children's Hospital as one of the nation's best children's hospitals for eight pediatric specialties including cardiology and heart surgery; gastroenterology; neurology and neurosurgery; orthopedics; and urology services. One example of excellence is a five-year-old patient from Idaho Falls who underwent a unique valve replacement using a vein in his leg, eliminating the need for open heart surgery. According to his mother, he's now healthier than ever.
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#8 Children's Hospital in the Nation for Heart Care

Primary Children's Hospital was ranked #8 for heart care and #15 overall in 2013 in the nation by the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Parents magazine. One mother from Nevada said, "I took my son in for surgery, and everyone was so kind and friendly. They made us feel comfortable and volunteered a ton of information."
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Eight Hospitals Among Top 33 Percent of Joint Commission-Accredited Hospitals

Eight Intermountain hospitals were recognized for performing among the top third in the nation in key quality measures: Primary Children's, Alta View, Valley View, Logan Regional, McKay-Dee, Intermountain Medical Center, TOSH, and Riverton.
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Highest Member Satisfaction Among Health Plans

For five consecutive years, J.D. Power and Associates ranked SelectHealth as the #1 health plan for its member satisfaction within the mountain region. According to one member, "I have nothing but great service from SelectHealth."
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Marc Probst Again Named a Top Healthcare CIO

Intermountain Healthcare's Chief Information Officer, Marc Probst, was again named to the list of the nation's top hospital and health system CIOs by ​Becker's Hospital Review. According to Becker's, the list includes those who "have demonstrated excellence in leadership by tackling the challenging world of health IT and innovating during a time of change in the industry."




Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare

Becker's Hospital Review named Intermountain Healthcare as one of the best places to work in the industry. Many employees are passionate about the work they do at Intermountain and find it rewarding in many ways.  

An Intermountain Homecare nurse, Dylan Law, RN, has worked with a 14-year-old patient with a rare genetic condition for seven years. The family credits Dylan for caring for their son as a person and considers him a part of the family.


Leading Healthcare Transformation in the US and Beyond

For four consecutive years, Modern Healthcare has included Intermountain Healthcare CEO Dr. Charles Sorenson among the most influential people in healthcare. He and other Intermountain leaders are regularly asked to be involved with national healthcare initiatives and speak at major conferences.
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Strong Executive Leadership Team

Utah Business magazine selected Intermountain's Chief Operating Officer Laura S. Kaiser, FACHE, as a winner of an inaugural CXO of the Year Award in 2014. The honor recognized business leaders who drive the gears and cogs of their companies.

She also was included among Becker's Hospital Review​'s list of "Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know" in December 2014.


Ten Most Admired CEOs in Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare's President and CEO Charles W. Sorenson, MD, was named by ​Becker's Hospital Review as one of the CEOs who "seamlessly protect the mission of healthcare while dealing with the numerous financial and regulatory challenges that confront their organizations."
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Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know

For three consecutive years, Intermountain's Chief Financial Officer Bert Zimmerli has been included among ​Becker's Hospital Review list of the top healthcare CFOs. According to Becker's, those honored represent leaders who "have demonstrated excellence in healthcare financial management by leading some of the largest, most prominent and financially successful healthcare organizations in the nation."


Leadership in Medical Information and Data Analytics

Intermountain's Chief Medical Information Officer, Dr. Stan Huff, was recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as one of 25 CMIOs to know. Dr. Huff has helped establish Intermountain as a pioneer in medical informatics and helps shape national and international policies and standards on the use of medical information and data analytics.



SelectHealth named a top workplace in Utah

In two separate programs honoring companies for creating a good work environment, SelectHealth was named a top workplace in Utah. Both Utah Business and the Salt Lake Tribune honored it in their respective top workplace awards programs. In addition, SelectHealth received the Platinum Worksite Wellness Award from the Utah Council of Worksite Health Promotion.


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