Deep Brain Stimulation helps Parkinson's patient gain control of his body

By Jason M Carlton
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Reggie, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 2007, had heard about deep brain stimulation, or DBS, in which neurosurgeons implant electrical leads into the brain. Those leads are then connected to a small device called a neurostimulator, placed in the patient’s chest, which gives off electrical pulses that correct the misfirings in the brain that cause Parkinson’s symptoms.

Designing the Hospital of the Future

By Fred Holston
Intermountain Healthcare Transformation Lab

The Intermountain Healthcare Transformation Lab team has been pioneering new technologies to improve patient care for several years. Now the lab will partner with Intermountain’s Alta View Hospital to help bring more of those ideas and inventions to life—tearing down walls and radically rethinking the layout and experience of hospital care.

Treating Burn Injuries from Fireworks

By Intermountain Trauma Managers Group
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Practicing firework safety is the first step you should take in order to keep you and your loved ones out of harms way, this Fourth of July. But how can you treat accidental burns, if someone you care about is injured this holiday? Brad Morris, physician assistant with Intermountain Medical Center Trauma Services, shares some tips on how you can treat burns and symptoms related to the injury.