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.

Getting Vitamin D during the dead of winter

By John D Day MD
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The noon-day sun is the number one source of our vitamin D. But in the dead of winter it's too cold to go outside, the sun is too low in the sky, and these inversions block out the sun's rays. As a heart rhythm specialist at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, here's why vitamin D matters, and how you can get it during the winter season.​​​​

Jumping rope is a heart-healthy activity

By Author
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When Nikki Ward, principal of St John the Baptist Elementary in Draper, signed on to the My Heart Challenge, she knew she needed to find additional ways to be active. What better way than jumping feet first into her school's jump rope team practice. Watch Nikki as she takes to the jump rope with the Skaggs Skippers to show how fun jumping rope can be.​​​​