Intermountain Healthcare publishes Intermountain Trustee, a monthly newsletter that keeps trustees up to date on issues affecting Intermountain and those we serve. All editions of the newsletter that have been published in the last year can be viewed in the Newsletter Archive​.​​​

Current Newsletter Edition

Intermountain Initiatives

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Digital Front Door pilot available at three clinics

Patients at Layton Family Practice, Memorial Internal Medicine, and West Valley Family Practice can now try Intermountain’s new digital experience to book appointments, check symptoms, communicate with providers, and more—all online—as part of the Digital Front Door pilot program.

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Clinical programs cut opioid prescriptions

Intermountain caregivers continue to reduce the number of opioids being prescribed. Here is an update on progress in the Musculoskeletal and Surgical Services clinical programs.

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Community pharmacies synch when patients pick up medications

Medication synchronization—which means the pharmacy will coordinate the refill of your medications so you can pick them all up at the same time each month—is a new way Intermountain Community Pharmacies are helping patients take their medication as prescribed.

Updates and Features

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National leaders look to Intermountain as model health organization

Utah congressman Ben McAdams and Florida congresswoman and former Health and Human Services secretary Donna Shalala came to Intermountain in July looking for ideas they can spread to other parts of the country.

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Foundation receives $100,000 grant for pediatric cancer research

Intermountain Foundation at Primary Children’s Hospital has received a $100,000 Hyundai Impact Award Grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels®, a not-for-profit organization that is committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer.

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Have you checked out Dr. Harrison’s ‘Thanks for Asking’ podcast?

This podcast features caregivers from across Intermountain asking questions of Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD.

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Recent Intermountain research news

Research improves Intermountain’s care delivery performance in our facilities, as well as advances medical knowledge within the healing profession.

Access

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Innovative solutions reducing costs, improving care

Intermountain CEO Dr. Marc Harrison tells managers how we’re working to better serve patients, keep costs sustainable, and protect Intermountain’s stability.

Stewardship

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Governance Office begins launch of system-wide board portal

Nasdaq’s Boardvantage portal is a customizable solution that is secure, robust, and intuitive with dedicated customer support.

Events and Recognition

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Save the date: Intermountain Trustee Forum is Friday, November 15

The 2019 Trustee Forum will be at the City Creek Marriott in downtown Salt Lake City.

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Intermountain Foundation president, chief development officer receives international honor

Candidates considered for the honor must possess a detailed history of successful fundraising and professional contributions to healthcare philanthropy.
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Seven hospitals honored by U.S. News & World Report

Of the 58 hospitals evaluated in Utah, Utah Valley Hospital, Intermountain Medical Center, Dixie Regional Medical Center, and McKay-Dee Hospital were named among the five best hospitals in Utah, while Primary Children’s was named the best children’s hospital in the state.

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Dr. Lincoln Nadauld honored by Modern Healthcare

Dr. Lincoln Nadauld, chief of Precision Health, Precision Genomics, has been named to Modern Healthcare’s inaugural Top 25 Innovators list.
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Salt Lake Child Development Center earns top ratings

The Intermountain Child Development Center in Salt Lake City recently received a Level 3 TOP Star Rating, which signifies the center offers the highest level of nutrition and physical activity practices for the children they serve.

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Intermountain in the news

Read summaries of recent news stories about Intermountain in the national and international media.