5 Promising Healthcare Changes, Initiatives, and Investments

By Joe Mott, Vice President, Healthcare Transformation, Intermountain Healthcare
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We wanted to know what other healthcare leaders thought the top initiative would be in the upcoming year, so we asked. Here are five promising changes and innovations leaders feel have the potential to improve quality and/or lower the cost curve of healthcare in the U.S.

Body Mass Index May Predict Heart Disease Risk For Type-2 Diabetic Patients New Study Finds

By J. Brent Muhlestein
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Researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, in collaboration with researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health, have discovered a simple way to further predict a diabetic patient’s risk for heart disease: by measuring their body mass index or BMI.