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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.
Civica Rx is joining with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and a team of private industry partners led by Phlow Corporation of Richmond, Virginia, to expand pharmaceutical manufacturing in the United States for use in producing medicines needed during the COVID-19 response and future public health emergencies.
Intermountain has started to use a COVID-19 antibody test offered by ARUP which may help identify previous COVID-19 infections. An antibody blood test will be given to carefully selected Intermountain patients and caregivers who meet specific criteria.
Intermountain has joined a public-private partnership with the American Hospital Association, the White House Coronavirus Task Force, and healthcare suppliers to respond to periodic shortages in ventilators by facilitating short-term lending of ventilators between hospital systems.
The three-year Live On initiative is available to everyone and is aimed at promoting education, providing resources, and changing the culture around suicide and mental health. State leaders are hoping the campaign will help save more lives.
Since first launching in early 2014, Intermountain providers have completed 1 million telehealth interactions.
In early May, Connect Care crossed the 100,000 milestone for patient visits. Connect Care providers and caregivers are breaking new ground during the pandemic.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of people being evaluated for signs of stroke has dropped by nearly 40 percent. Neurologists from Intermountain Healthcare are reminding people if they have any signs of a stroke to seek immediate medical attention.
Editorials co-authored by Dr. Marc Harrison, Intermountain’s president and CEO, were recently published in the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune.
Although Primary Children’s expressive therapies team now works remotely because of the pandemic, they continue to provide joy to patients, families, and fellow caregivers through music, art, and other creative outlets, including a new video released on YouTube.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the United States, Intermountain’s abdominal transplant program has created new protocols and safety measures to ensure that these lifesaving procedures continue.
Intermountain’s comprehensive approach to helping the homeless community includes increased testing, coordinating with local and community partners, and helping to enhance the safety of the vulnerable population during the pandemic.
No task is too small to help make a difference in the fight against COVID-19 and volunteers from around Utah have now sewn more than two million medical-grade masks as a part of ProjectProtect, a grassroots initiative to help ensure the safety of frontline caregivers.
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Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 24 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 2,400 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 160 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.
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