EMS and Intermountain Trauma Team Collaborate to Save Lives

By Kristen Gooch, RN, MPH

Intermountain Medical Center is implementing a new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) outreach program. Recently we had the opportunity to provide education to Medic Ambulance 73, located in West Valley City. They requested we present a case review on a patient for whom they performed a life-saving cricothyrotomy.

Improving Processes for Outpatient Care

By Linda Leckman M D
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One of the greatest challenges facing the health care field is the need to provide better care at a lower cost. At Intermountain Healthcare the largest nonprofit health care system in Utah — we've proven that it can be done in clinical primary care through a strong, coordinated focus on quality improvement. We've also learned some valuable lessons.​ ​