Jason M Carlton

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Jason M. Carlton, APR, is a social media/traditional media manager with the Intermountain Healthcare hospitals in the Salt Lake Valley, which include Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital, Alta View Hospital, Riverton Hospital and TOSH – The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital. Find him on Twitter at @jasonmcarlton.

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.

6 Tips for a Safer Summer

By Jason M Carlton
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Every year, the trauma team at Intermountain Medical Center see numerous injuries, many of which can be avoided. Jody Carter, acute care nurse practitioner with the trauma program, appeared on ABC4 Utah to discuss 6 simple, yet potentially life-saving tips as Memorial Day Weekend marks the official start to fun in the sun. 

Traveling Long Distances Increases Your Risk of Developing a Deadly Blood Clot

By Jason M Carlton
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More people die from blood clots in the lungs than from breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, and motor vehicle accidents combined. If you plan to travel long distances this summer, either by plane, train or car, you may be at increased risk to develop a deadly blood clot.