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. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




  

Experts in Patient Safety Leadership

Dr. Brent James, Intermountain Healthcare's Chief Quality Officer and Executive Director of the Intermountain Institute for Healthcare Leadership was recognized by ​Becker's Hospital Review as one of the nation's 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety.

 
 

Four-time Winner of Gallup Great Workplace Award

The Gallup Organization has again chosen Intermountain Healthcare as one of 40 companies world-wide, and the only organization in Utah, to earn the Gallup Great Workplace Award for 2015. This is the fourth time Intermountain has received this recognition since 2011.

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Microsoft Health Innovation Award

Intermountain Healthcare was presented with a 2015 Health Innovation Award from Microsoft for developing and implementing an infrastructure and technology platform that allows caregivers from multiple locations to collaborate with each other and communicate with patients as if they are in the same room.

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Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders

For the fifth consecutive year, Intermountain Healthcare President and CEO Dr. Charles Sorenson was named one of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives by Modern Healthcare, ranking No. 9 on the 2015 list.
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Report: Measuring the Return on Leadership Character

In a study highlighted in Harvard Business Review, Dr. Sorenson also was one of the nation's highest-scoring CEOs on leadership character attributes. The study connects strong organizational performance with high-character leaders.
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Forbes Names Intermountain One of America's Best Employers

​In 2015, Forbes named Intermountain Healthcare as one of America's Best Employers among large U.S. companies, not-for-profit institutions, government agencies, and U.S. divisions of multinational companies. 

Intermountain employees are passionate about the work they do and find it rewarding in many ways.
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Five of Nation's 100 Top Hospitals

Intermountain Healthcare's LDS, Logan Regional, McKay-Dee, Riverton, and Valley View Hospitals were all recognized by Truven Health Analytics in 2015 for their exceptional patient care and overall performance. Having five Intermountain hospitals included among the nation's "100 Top Hospitals" is a remarkable achievement and it's all driven by dedicated, mission-driven caregivers and employees.
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Ten Hospitals Recognized for Outstanding Performance

iVantage Health Analytics rated our hospitals based on population health, market, and value-based outcomes. Hospitals honored in 2015 include Alta View, American Fork, Dixie Regional, Intermountain Medical Center, Logan Regional, McKay-Dee, 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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Meeting Behavioral Health Needs in Rural Areas

The National Rural Health Resource Center honored Intermountain's Sanpete Valley Hospital in 2015 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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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 in 2014. 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 in 2014 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and three other Intermountain hospitals received silver medals.
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Nine Hospitals Touted for Community Value

Cleverly & Associates recognized nine Intermountain hospitals in 2014 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, including the most recent list published in 2014. 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 now have a healthy baby girl who was treated at two different Intermountain hospitals for a collapsed lung at birth.
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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 2015 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 in 2014 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 six consecutive years, J.D. Power and Associates has ranked SelectHealth as the #1 health plan for member satisfaction in the four-state mountain region (Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Utah), including in the 2015 Member Health Plan Satisfaction Study.

 
 


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 in 2015. 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."

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

Intermountain Healthcare has ranked among the nation’s top integrated healthcare systems in 14 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.

 
 


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.

 
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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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