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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Civica Rx’s first medication goes to patient at Riverton Hospital

The first medication produced by Civica Rx was given to a patient at Intermountain’s Riverton Hospital. The drug, vancomycin, an IV antibiotic that’s been in short supply for years, costs less than half of what it had before.
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Caregivers develop new cardio-oncology program

The program will help people who undergo cancer treatment and face increased risk of developing heart problems or who already had heart problems before their cancer treatment.

Updates and Features

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Statewide suicide awareness campaign to launch

Intermountain is working with state and community leaders on a statewide suicide awareness campaign that will launch in mid-2020.
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Congress praises work to prevent suicides by firearms

Intermountain’s work to prevent suicides involving firearms was featured at a recent congressional hearing in Washington, D.C.
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Homecare, HerediGene recent ‘Thanks for Asking’ topics

Recent episodes of this podcast, which features caregivers talking with Intermountain CEO Dr. Marc Harrison, focused on Homecare, LiVe Well, HerediGene, and tele-oncology.
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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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Op-ed: Rural Utah would face ‘dearth’ of healthcare services without telehealth, charity care

Intermountain trustee pens op-ed highlighting how Intermountain has bolstered the strength and stability not only of hospitals and medical clinics we operate in rural communities, but also multiple other rural hospitals across Utah and in the surrounding states.

Stewardship

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Harvard Business Review features article by Intermountain president and CEO

According to Dr. Harrison, a core element of the healthcare delivery solution is the transformational concept of value-based care, in which healthcare providers are compensated for the health and well-being of their patient population rather than for services rendered. 

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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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Trustee Forum is Friday, November 15

The 2019 Trustee Forum will be at the City Creek Marriott in downtown Salt Lake City. If you have not registered, please do so online by Friday, November 1.
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Hospitals honored for excellence at national conference

Eight Intermountain hospitals were honored as national leaders in safety, mortality, effectiveness, efficiency, and patient centeredness at the 2019 Vizient Connections Education Summit in Las Vegas in September.
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Two caregivers honored by Utah Hospital Association

Spencer F. Eccles, a member of Intermountain Healthcare’s Board of Trustees and Intermountain Foundation’s Board of Trustees, was presented with the Distinguished Service to Healthcare Award. Joe Mott, vice president and chief operating officer of Specialty-Based Care, received the Distinguished Hospital Executive Award.
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Intermountain named to ‘Most Wired’ list

“Most Wired” designations are given annually by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives to the hospitals and health systems using information technology to improve health and care in their communities.
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Intermountain recognized for green business leadership

Intermountain has received a 2019 Green Business Award from Utah Business Magazine. The award recognizes the system’s initiatives to enhance sustainability efforts and numerous green projects.

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Intermountain in the news

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