Behind the Scenes: Coordinating Patient Transports with Life Flight

By Jason M Carlton
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Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes for Life Flight to transport a patient? Cindy Hayes is an Operational Controller with Intermountain Life Flight. On average, she coordinates 8-10 flights per 12-hour shift. She offers a little glimpse at the coordination required to transport patients throughout Utah and/or parts of Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada and Arizona.

Heart-healthy Advice from the Play at Home Contestants

By Jason M Carlton
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At the close of week three in the My Heart Challenge: Play at Home Edition, our 25 contestants have tracked a combined total of more than three million steps. With six weeks to go, we asked our contestants to offer some advice on how others can make heart-healthy changes in their own lives.

Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute Researchers fill Leading Roles at ACC

By Jess Gomez
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Cardiologists and heart researchers from throughout the world came to Washington, DC, last month for the American College of Cardiology's annual Scientific Session — where members of the research team from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center presented more studies and clinical abstracts than any other heart program at the meeting.