Protect Your Infant from Secondhand Smoke

By Brad Gillman
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Smoking is not just a hazard to the smoker. It has been shown that secondhand smoke is dangerous for others. Some can simply leave the room or the area of the smoker. Yet newborns are stuck breathing in secondhand smoke. Parents need to know the effects that the smoke has on babies and be vigilant to protect them.

Extending Timely Stroke Treatment Using TeleHealth Technology

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At Intermountain, we’re known for both our world-class healthcare specialists and the personalized care we deliver in communities large and small across Utah and Idaho. Hospitals all across the system are teaming up with neurologists at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray to care for stroke patients and keep them close to home when possible.

The Past, Present, and Future of Population Health Research

By Susan Gagnier
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At the recent Intermountain Annual Research Summit, Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA, Intermountain’s Assistant Vice President of Delivery System Science, discussed the importance of Population Health research. Population Health research focuses on the study of effective health promotion, prevention, and self-management to improve health and wellness. Dr. Savitz explained how a Population Health management model can improve patient care while reducing costs for patients, healthcare providers, and payers.