2018 Timeline

Events and Recognition

Key Events and Recognition

Following are highlights of key events and recognition Intermountain received in 2018.

Civica Rx

Civica Rx logo

Intermountain and other leading health systems announce Civica Rx, a not-for-profit generic drug manufacturer.

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Sorenson Legacy Tower

Utah Valley Clinic opens in new Sorenson Legacy Tower at Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital.

Feb

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

Intermountain Foundation declared a "High Performer" by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy.

Feb

Medical Education

Intermountain Healthcare gifts $15 million to the University of Utah for a new medical education building.

Feb

Connect Care Pro®

Virtual Hospital

Intermountain launches Connect Care Pro, a new virtual hospital model built on telehealth technologies.

Feb

SelectHealth Share

SelectHealth Share logo

SelectHealth reduces annual premium increases for its SelectHealth Share clients to a guaranteed 2% for three years.

Mar

GeneRosity

GeneRosity logo

Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute announces plans to create a new global DNA registry.

Mar

Alluceo

Intermountain launches Alluceo, a new company dedicated to expanding access to mental health services and teams of skilled caregivers.

Mar

25 Year Reunion

Patient Tower

Pioneering artificial heart program at Intermountain Medical Center celebrates 25 years with patient reunion.

Apr

Hospital Brand Equity

Hospital Brand Equity Study finds Intermountain among top health systems nationally for innovation.

Apr

HomeSpire

HomeSpire logo

Intermountain partners with Lifesprk to launch Homespire, a new life care model for seniors.

May

New Board Chair

Gail Miller photo

Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees names Gail Miller as new Board Chair.

May

Top COOs in Healthcare

Modern Healthcare names Intermountain Chief Operating Officer Rob Allen to its list of Top 25 COOs in Healthcare.

May

New Hospital

Hospital rendering

Intermountain breaks ground on new hospital in Spanish Fork, Utah.

Jun

Alliance for Health

Intermountain announces a formation of the Alliance for the Determinants of Health, with pilot projects in Ogden and St. George, Utah.

Jun

Zero Suicide Initiative

Intermountain introduces Zero Suicide initiative partnership with State of Utah and community groups.

Jul

Culmination

Intermountain launches Culmination, a company dedicated to advancing genomic research and precision health.

Jul

100 Most Influential People

Marc Harrison photo

Intermountain President and CEO Marc Harrison, MD, comes in at No. 2 on Modern Healthcare's list of 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.

Aug

Pediatric ICU Opens

Pediatric Care

Pediatric ICU opens at Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital.

Aug

40 Years of Life Flight

Life Flight

Intermountain Life Flight honored by Utah governor for 40 years of life-saving service.

Aug

Transformation Center

Transformation Center photo

The Intermountain Kem C. Gardner Transformation Center opens and hosts first cohort of the new Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute.

Sep

New Cancer Center

Intermountain Dixie Regional Medical Center reveals the new Intermountain Cancer Center of St. George and the Women & Newborn Center.

Sep

New Hospital

Layton Hospital

The ribbon is cut and the doors are opened on the new Intermountain Layton Hospital.

Oct

NIH Grant

Intermountain Healthcare receives $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study ventilation support for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

Oct

Supply Chain Recognition

supply chain photo

Intermountain's Supply Chain Organization receives Master Level recognition by Gartner.

Nov

Utah Women of the Year

Pat Richards photo

SelectHealth CEO Pat Richards named one of Utah Business magazine's Utah Women of the Year.

Nov

National Provider of the Year award

Intermountain Healthcare named National Provider of the Year by Healthcare Dive.

Dec

Pedersen Tower

Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital unveils the Pedersen Tower, a new patient-centric facility designed to help meet growing healthcare needs in Utah County.

Dec