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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Intermountain to acquire HealthCare Partners Nevada

Intermountain announced Wednesday, June 19, that it’s reached an agreement to acquire HealthCare Partners Nevada, headquartered in Las Vegas. The acquisition will take place by July 2019 and brings together two organizations focused on keeping people healthy and providing high-value care that’s accessible and affordable.

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Intermountain, deCODE genetics launch groundbreaking DNA study

Intermountain Healthcare and deCODE genetics have announced a major global collaboration and study focused on discovering new connections between genetics and human disease that will involve the collection of half a million DNA samples.

Updates and Features

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Civica Rx, Xellia Pharmaceuticals partner to provide antibiotics

Civica Rx and Xellia Pharmaceuticals have signed a product supply agreement by which Xellia will manufacture essential antibiotics, including vancomycin and daptomycin, for Civica’s member health systems.

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Telehealth featured in Harvard Business Review

In a recent guest article published in the Harvard Business Review, Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, highlights Intermountain’s efforts to improve health in rural communities through telehealth.

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Intermountain 2018 annual report now available

The 2018 Intermountain Healthcare annual report shares a collection of stories and experiences we were honored to hear and, in most cases, be a part of last year.

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Intermountain encouraging reading to children

Intermountain has partnered with the Reach Out and Read program to promote reading between parents or caregivers and children as part of pediatric check-ups.

Access

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How Intermountain is making care more affordable for patients

The hard work and innovation of caregivers across the system are resulting in millions of dollars in savings.

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One Intermountain improves care

The One Intermountain structure allows more savings, efficiency, and improved care. Examples of how this approach is changing care include expanded access to rehabilitation services and a reduction of hysterectomies.

Events and Recognition

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Save the date: Intermountain Trustee Forum scheduled for Friday, November 15

The 2019 Trustee Forum will be at the City Creek Marriott in downtown Salt Lake City.
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Intermountain, SelectHealth participate in Utah Pride Festival

Intermountain and SelectHealth participated in the annual Utah Pride Festival on June 1 and 2 as the event’s official medical sponsor.

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Dr. Marc Harrison receives 2019 National TRUST Award

The American Hospital Association Center for Health Innovation has announced Dr. Harrison as the recipient of the 2019 TRUST Award. The prestigious national award is given to individuals who have exhibited visionary leadership in the healthcare field.

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Intermountain named a Top Place to Work in Healthcare

For the seventh year in a row Intermountain has been named a Top Place to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review.

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Caregivers honored at UHIMSS Summit

Two Intermountain Care Transformation Information Services caregivers were recently honored by the Utah Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (UHIMSS).

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Intermountain named 2019 Shatter recipient

Intermountain has been named to the 2019 Shatter List, an annual collection of Utah companies creating inclusive, empowering cultures for female workers, specifically in technology.

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LiVe Well honored by Utah Worksite Wellness Council

Intermountain has received the 2019 Healthy Worksite Award, platinum level, from the Utah Worksite Wellness Council because of our “effective, result-oriented, and innovative” LiVe Well program.

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Caregivers honored with 2019 Nursing Excellence awards

Seventy-five outstanding nurses from across Intermountain have received the 2019 Nursing Excellence Award and were recognized at an awards luncheon June 4 in Salt Lake City.

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KSL Give-A-Thon raises almost $5 million to support patients

The KSL Give-A-Thon raised $488,711 in donations from community members and celebrated an additional $4.48 million in donations from corporate partners’ fundraising campaigns, which resulted in a total of $4,968,711 to support children at Primary Children’s Hospital.

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Intermountain in the news

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

Research

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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.