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.

Why Research is Important to the Intermountain Healthcare Mission

By Larry Hancock
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We’re conducting approximately 600 research projects in the Urban Central Region of Intermountain Healthcare – Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital, Alta View Hospital, Riverton Hospital and TOSH–The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital. There’s a simple reason why those projects are important to us: Because they’re important to the community. Research helps us improve the quality of the care we offer to the people who count on us for care.

Tackling the "Hotspotter" Patient Challenge

By Scott Pingree
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A fascinating business dynamic will unfold as health care providers in the United States shift from a reimbursement system that has historically paid for procedures performed to one that rewards population health — providing the total care of a community at a fixed cost and improving its members overall health.