Researchers at Intermountain – along with their colleagues at other organizations – have been involved in thousands of studies in dozens of clinical specialties. Currently, Intermountain is involved in more than 1,200 research studies.
Medical research complements Intermountain’s mission of providing and improving excellent patient care in the following ways:
- Better medical outcomes Intermountain focuses on translational research – studies and clinical trials that directly improve the quality of care. Much of research at Intermountain occurs as part of the organization’s eight clinical programs. These outcomes are shared broadly by presentations and publications.
- Latest treatment options Research offers patients a wider variety of therapy options and brings in funding to support its efforts.
- Attracting medical experts Intermountain’s support of research helps attract leading physicians, nurses and other caregivers, contributing to better patient care.