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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.
In an effort to minimize the use of narcotics after and during surgery, Intermountain Healthcare is the first health system in Utah to establish an opioid-free surgery program for patients seeking alternative pain control methods.
Intermountain transplant surgeons have performed the first-ever liver transplants in Utah with organs preserved using new state-of-the-art technology that keeps the organ cold and healthy as it travels from one site to another for transplant surgery.
Intermountain is partnering with the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation, the Utah Nonprofit Housing Corporation, and Zions Bank to contribute $20 million to launch the new Utah Housing Preservation Fund.
Layton Hospital patients who need lab services have saved an estimated $1.5 million since the hospital opened in late 2018, thanks to a unique idea that involved extra-mile collaboration between a few departments, including R1 schedulers, the Central Lab, and the Layton Hospital lab team.
The Central Laundry provided 400 blankets and 50 hamper bags on the first day the temporary homeless shelter opened in Salt Lake City’s Sugarhouse neighborhood.
During recent “Thanks for Asking” podcasts, CEO Dr. Marc Harrison talks to caregivers about goals, strengthening the organization’s culture of safety, and Intermountain’s ‘nation-leading’ plans for pediatric care.
Multi-cancer early detection blood test, vaping, and 3D-printed models of the liver part of research at Intermountain.
Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital, Logan Regional Hospital, and Utah Valley Hospital have been named to Newsweek’s 2020 World’s Best Hospitals list. The ranking also recognized the facilities as Newsweek’s Best Hospitals in Utah.
Sixteen Intermountain hospitals received a rating average of 4.5 stars—12 percent higher than the Utah average of four stars—in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ newly updated Hospital Compare results.
Raj Shrestha, chief operating officer, community-based care, and president and CEO, Castell, has been named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Minority Leaders list. Shrestha is the first Intermountain caregiver, and the inaugural representative of a Utah-based institution, to appear on this prestigious list.
Cedar City Hospital and Sevier Valley Hospital have been named to The Chartis Center for Rural Health’s Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals list, and Sanpete Valley Hospital has been named to the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals list.
Intermountain’s Medical Group has been recognized as a 2020 Acclaim Award Honoree by the American Medical Group Association (AMGA). The annual award is the AMGA Foundation’s most prestigious quality recognition.
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