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


CEO Shares Overview of Intermountain’s Impact in First Report to Community

President and CEO Marc Harrison, MD, shared his big-picture overview with an audience of close to 1,000 caregivers, community partners, and government and business leaders.
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Intermountain Receives 2017 Hearst Health Prize for Improving Mental Health Care

By imbedding mental health screenings and treatment with primary care and select specialty care practices, we improve overall care for patients.

Intermountain Expands Top Leadership Team

The Executive Leadership Team welcomes three key Intermountain leaders to its ranks: Kim Henrichsen, RN, Mikelle Moore, and Pat Richards, RN.
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One Intermountain

Nearly half the population of Utah interacts with Intermountain every year—a big responsibility and a big opportunity. So when our entire team works and learns together, with a unified commitment to safety, quality, patient experience, access and stewardship—that's 'One Intermountain.'

Updates and Features

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Surgeons Use 3D-Printer Technology to Save a Baby’s Life

Thanks to an innovation that let doctors at Primary Children’s Hospital hold her heart in their hands long before the surgery, surgeons had an extra level of confidence in the surgical preparation and approach—something that gave Ella the best outcome possible.
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Intermountain Partners with CHAMPS Oncology to Improve Cancer Care

CHAMPS Oncology has designed a customized cancer-registry system solution for Intermountain that will improve patient care by transforming cancer data into actionable information.
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Behavioral Health Network Helps People Get the Care They Need

The goal of the Behavioral Health Network is to help uninsured patients with behavioral health concerns get an appointment for affordable services within seven days.
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Meet Fellow Trustee Donna Lister

Donna has served on Cedar City Hospital’s governing board for 11 years, currently serves as Chair for the Board Quality Committee, and is a member of the hospital’s medical staff.

Intermountain in the News

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General Motors Learns About Intermountain Continuous Improvement Success

Caregivers use the framework of a huddle—with a focus on leading measures—to help teams identify gaps in processes and collaborate on improvement. GM visitors observed daily improvements in action and were amazed at the alignment and engagement of Intermountain teams.

Research at Intermountain

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Intermountain Researchers Fill Prominent Role on World Stage

Intermountain clinicians and researchers presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 66th annual Scientific Session in Washington, D.C.

Depression Doubles Risk of Death Following Heart Disease Diagnosis

People with coronary heart disease who are diagnosed with depression are about twice as likely to die compared with those who aren’t diagnosed with depression, according to a major new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute.

Awards and Recognition

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Intermountain CEO Named to List of 100 Great Healthcare Leaders

Becker’s Hospital Review has named Marc Harrison, MD, Intermountain’s President and CEO, to its list of 100 Great Healthcare Leaders to Know.
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Trustee Pamela Atkinson Receives 2017 Legacy of Life Award

Intermountain Research and Medical Foundation’s annual Legacy of Life banquet raised more than $140,000 to advance cardiovascular and pulmonary health worldwide.
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Hospitals Recognized Nationally for Safety Quality

Helping develop an effective way for handling patient handoffs earns Primary Children’s Hospital and the Shock-Trauma ICU at Intermountain Medical Center the prestigious 2016 John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality.
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Three Hospitals Named in Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals

Cedar City, Garfield Memorial, and Sevier Valley hospitals made the national list from iVantage Health Analytics and the Chartis Center for Rural Health.