See a Caregiver Online Today Connect Care Now Available

By Brad Gillman
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Parents are all familiar with the situation of being awakened in the middle of the night with a sick child. The emotion of feeling helpless with not being able to see a doctor immediately has now changed with the launch of Intermountain Connect Care® this week, the newest telehealth service that connects patients with Intermountain providers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through video and audio conferencing on the web and using the Connect Care app on mobile devices.


4 Ways to Destress After Work

By Collin Searle
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Everyone has stress at work. To make matters worse, stress triggers come in all shapes and sizes, and how we handle stress varies just as much. Carrying work stress can not only affect your professional life, but there are potential harms to your personal life as well. But what can be done?

Atrial Fibrillation and the Link to Dementia

By Susan Gagnier
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There is strong evidence that people with atrial fibrillation are also at a risk of developing dementia, Alzheimer’s, and vice versa according to Intermountain Healthcare researchers.

Jared Bunch, MD, Medical Director of Heart Rhythm Services for Intermountain Healthcare and the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute recently presented at the Intermountain Research Colloquia last March. Dr. Bunch presented research findings on the association between atrial fibrillation (AFib) and dementia and the therapeutic approaches. AFib in multiple cohorts of study has been also shown to be associated with Alzheimer’s, senile, and vascular dementia.