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​.​​​

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Intermountain Issues, Initiatives, and Events

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Fortune magazine names Intermountain Healthcare President Dr. Marc Harrison to its 2019 World’s 50 Greatest Leaders List

Fortune says Dr. Harrison’s impact on healthcare transformation is the key to his inclusion on the prestigious list.

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Civica Rx opens new headquarters

Civica Rx, a new not-for-profit company that was established to help stabilize the supply of essential generic medications, has opened its new headquarters, located in Lehi.

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How Utah’s expansion of Medicaid coverage affects Intermountain

Doug Hammer, Intermountain’s senior vice president of legal affairs and general counsel, estimates that 30,000 to 45,000 of the new Medicaid patients may seek care from Intermountain hospitals and clinics. 

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Save the date: Healthy Dialogues on May 29

Adaeze Enekwechi, an expert in health policy and social determinants of health, is the guest speaker at the Intermountain Healthy Dialogues luncheon Wednesday, May 29, at the Marriott City Center Hotel, 220 S. State Street, Salt Lake City. The event begins at noon.

Updates and Features

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How Intermountain is improving care, lowering costs

Intermountain continues to make care more accessible and affordable. Here are two examples.

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Intermountain cafés cutting down on plastic straws

Intermountain cafés now have plastic straws available only by request. New straw-less lids will eventually replace all old lids. 

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Intermountain Leadership Institute helps develop trusted leaders

The new Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute graduated its first cohort of healthcare leaders earlier this year, and the next cohort will meet this fall. Here’s a look at how the Leadership Institute is changing healthcare across the globe.

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CDC experts share lessons learned from rare rabies case in Utah

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention experts visited Intermountain to share lessons learned from a rare rabies case that involved caregivers at three Intermountain facilities.

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Dixie Regional Trustee Cyndi Gilbert and her brother, Kory Woodbury, MD, share StoryCorps conversation

When StoryCorps recently partnered with Intermountain Healthcare to capture powerful stories of hope and healing, Dixie Regional Trustee Cyndi Gilbert and her brother, Kory Woodbury, MD, came together in a heart-felt, candid conversation.

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

Recent discussion topics include open offices and caregiver burnout.

Research at Intermountain

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Recent Intermountain research news

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

Awards and Recognition

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Intermountain Medical Center named one of America’s 100 Great Hospitals

Intermountain Medical Center has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Great Hospitals in America list for a fourth consecutive year. The hospital has been included in the annual publication since 2016 and is one of only two Utah-based facilities in the 2019 edition.

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Delta Community Hospital named a Critical Access Hospital to Know

Becker’s Hospital Review’s recognition of Delta Community Hospital is one of many other recent accolades attained by Intermountain’s rural and small community hospitals.

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Intermountain Foundation honored for exemplary performance

For the fourth consecutive year, Intermountain Foundation has been honored by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) for its performance in raising funds for its local communities’ health needs.

Intermountain in the News

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What the world is saying about us

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