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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.
Intermountain’s Trustee Forum will be hosted virtually Friday, October 23.
Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, announced five important steps we’re implementing to move equity forward in significant ways at Intermountain and in the community.
As of July 2020, Intermountain urgent care clinics are now prescribing antibiotics to only 29 percent of patients with respiratory complaints—a 42 percent reduction. More than 32,000 unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions weren’t written in the last year, resulting in more than 225,000 days of antibiotic therapy avoided.
In addition to celebrating the 30th anniversary of Hold On To Dear Life, Primary Children’s Hospital is adding an emotional well-being component to the public service campaign to help adolescents deal with the challenges that they face during their teenage years.
There is now evidence that heart damage may persist even after the patient recovers and, in some cases, that damage may be long lasting. Experts just don’t know how often the heart damage will occur at this point or whether it might affect people with only mild symptoms.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for convalescent plasma as a treatment for COVID-19. Results from an FDA-sponsored Mayo Clinic expanded access program confirmed COVID-19 convalescent plasma is safe and doesn’t appear to have significant side effects.
A study found that among young people tested for COVID-19, those who vaped were five to seven times more likely to become infected than those who didn’t.
In a recent Advisory publication, Intermountain Healthcare President and CEO Dr. Marc Harrison shares how COVID-19 has changed Intermountain Healthcare and the industry.
Launched in 2018 as a nonprofit generic drug company to address the problem of chronic drug shortages, Civica Rx has proven to be a viable industry player, ensuring stable and predictable supplies of more than 20 essential generic drugs so far, and generating millions of dollars in savings for hospitals.
The first two physician fellows from the Intermountain Healthcare-Stanford Medicine Population Health and Care Delivery Science Fellowship have graduated from the unique two-year master’s degree program in health services research.
Intermountain has made it a priority to address not only the physical impacts, but the psychological impacts of the pandemic, too, by offering diverse resources to help the community.
The new Nevada location, which will be staffed by five cardiology providers and two vascular clinicians, will enhance access to cardiovascular care for area residents.
Intermountain’s director responsible for social media channels shares strategies to help you respond to dissenting opinions regarding COVID-19 in a constructive way.
The Human Rights Campaign has recognized five Intermountain hospitals as equity leaders for caregiver dedication to LGBTQ+ inclusion.
The American Academy of PAs honored 16 healthcare organizations, including Intermountain, as 2020-2021 Employers of Excellence. The award recognizes organizations that have created exceptional work environments for physician assistants.
All 81 of Intermountain’s family medicine, internal medicine, and pediatric clinics have received Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
David Skarda, MD, medical director for Intermountain’s center for value-based surgery, has been named one of this year’s Top 25 Innovators by Modern Healthcare.
The Utah Department of Health named Cedar City Hospital administrator Eric Packer as CEO of the Year.
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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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