Two editorials co-authored by Dr. Marc Harrison, Intermountain’s president and CEO, were recently published.
An editorial co-authored by Gail Miller, chair of Intermountain’s Board of Trustees, and Dr. Harrison was published in the Salt Lake Tribune. The piece highlights how Utah’s COVID-19 rates and related death rates are dramatically lower than national rates, largely because our preventive efforts—social distancing, avoiding large groups, masking, handwashing, and using clinically-based guidelines to govern how we reopen our businesses—have been effective. Read it here.
The Deseret News published a piece by Dr. Harrison and Dr. Michael Good, CEO of University of Utah Health and dean of the U.’s School of Medicine. The editorial highlights how teamwork in a relationship that’s often competitive is how Intermountain and University of Utah Heath are responding to COVID-19. “As the pandemic threatens Utah’s people, we’re on the same team—and we’re working together in new, powerful ways to beat the same opponent.” Read more here.