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 Issues, Initiatives, and Events

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Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, Named One of Nation’s Top 10 Most Influential Physician Leaders

Intermountain President and CEO Marc Harrison, MD, was named No. 10 on Modern Healthcare’s list of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders 2017.

National Media Highlight Intermountain's Strategic Direction

CEO Dr. Marc Harrison shares candid thoughts on growth, business decisions, future TeleHealth plans, and more.
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Intermountain Is Improving Access to Care in Rural Areas

Efforts include expanded hours and increased access to providers via more caregivers, a mobile clinic, TeleHealth visits, and other resources.

Intermountain's Simulation Center Innovations Are Now on Display in Washington, D.C.

Intermountain’s Simulation Center—with healthcare innovations that improve healthcare in the home setting—are now being featured in the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health.
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Healthcare Is Personal for Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD

Board Chair Scott Anderson (left) and CEO Marc Harrison, MD, share personal messages in new Annual Report.
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Intermountain 2017: Intermountain Is Improving Patient Safety, Quality

As part of his report to the community in April, CEO Marc Harrison, MD, discussed ways Intermountain is working to improve the safety and quality of the care we provide, including work by Intermountain’s Clinical Programs and our research efforts.

Intermountain Renews Commitment to Diversity, Inclusivity

Intermountain Healthcare leaders recently joined with Utah business leaders to renew their commitment to the ElevateHER Challenge—a challenge issued by the Women’s Leadership Institute to elevate the stature of women’s leadership in the state.

Updates and Features

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Annual Report Spotlight: New Heart Exemplifies Collaborative Care, Medical Miracles at Primary Children’s

After multiple heart surgeries, strokes, and even liver surgery, Alex Homer received his heart transplant at age 8, one of more than 150 children who’ve undergone heart transplants at Primary Children’s since 1985.
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New Intermountain Ads Promote Stroke and Parkinson’s Disease Care

Ads—launched in mid-June—highlight the extraordinary work being done by Intermountain’s Neurosciences Clinical Program.
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Intermountain’s Expanded ‘Saving Lives’ Exhibit Featured at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum

New Life Flight hangar is a free-standing building that includes three new interactive experiences: a flight simulator, hoist rescue, and mechanics shed.

Trustees as Ambassadors

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Intermountain Supports United Way's 211 Resources

This important community resource, supported by Intermountain Healthcare, means you can call, live chat, email, or search United Way’s 211 database.

Research at Intermountain

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Research Grant Will Help Treat Traumatic Stress in Children

Researchers will help caregivers better identify post-traumatic stress disorder and help kids get the care they need.
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Research Grant Will Help Children with Congenital Heart Disease

The $3.7 million American Heart Association grant to improve the health of children with congenital heart disease is a sign the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Heart Center are at the national forefront of pediatric heart health research.
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Research Grants Aim to Improve Patient Care, Reduce Costs

Four new research projects receive funding from the Intermountain Research and Medical Foundation to help increase their potential to save lives, reduce medical expenses, expand medical knowledge, and improve healthcare delivery across Intermountain Healthcare.

Awards and Recognition

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Health Enhancement Research Organization Cites Intermountain LiVe Well as a National Model

A case study featuring Intermountain’s caregiver wellness efforts was lauded as a model of how to help employees live healthy lives.

Clinical Leaders Honored for Decreasing NICU Infections and Improving Care

Two Dixie Regional clinicians have received the prestigious Osler’s Cloak Award. The NICU’s goal: Do for the baby, never to the baby
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Cedar City Hospital Named a Top 20 Rural Hospital

Cedar City Hospital was recently named one of the Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals in the country for the second year in a row—one of only two hospitals to have achieved this distinction in the history of the award.
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Intermountain Simulation Consortium Earns Accreditation

Intermountain Healthcare Simulation Consortium has been accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare in the area of teaching and education.
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Intermountain Supply Chain Earns Chainnovator Award

Intermountain’s Supply Chain Organization received the 2017 Chainnovator award from Gartner, a leading research and technology firm, in recognition of the unique work being done at our Homecare and Hospice Fulfillment Center.

Intermountain Pharmacy Team Earns National Best-Practice Award

A team of pharmacists at the Primary Children’s Cystic Fibrosis Clinic and the Intermountain Specialty Pharmacy received a national best-practices award for innovations that have improved patient access to treatment, increased medication adherence, and reduced hospital stays. 
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Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic Named Outstanding Medical Building of Year

The Salt Lake Clinic team underwent a rigorous judging process to earn the Utah Building Owners and Managers Association award, which is among the state’s most prestigious and comprehensive honors in commercial real estate.

Intermountain in the News

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What the Nation Is Saying About Us

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