Jason M. Carlton, APR

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Jason M. Carlton, APR, is a social media manager with the Intermountain Healthcare hospitals in the Salt Lake Valley, which include Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital, Alta View Hospital, Riverton Hospital and TOSH – The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital. Find him on Twitter at @jasonmcarlton.

Improving Patient Care in Hospital Intensive Care Units

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Intermountain Medical Center critical care physician-researcher, Samuel M. Brown, MD MS, is in the midst of a research initiative to identify how clinicians can improve the way care is delivered in hospital intensive care units, or ICUs. 

Understanding Thyroid Cancer in the Old and Young

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Elder L. Tom Perry, a top-ranking leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, passed away from thyroid cancer on Saturday, May 30, less than two months after he was diagnosed with the disease. While thyroid cancer is a relatively common type of cancer, it is usually highly curable. However, the type of thyroid cancer Perry had is rare, and it has a nearly zero percent cure rate. 

What Can You Do to Protect Your Family's Heart Health from Air Pollution

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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In the middle of one of Utah’s winter inversions earlier this year, Brent Muhlestein, MD, was the doctor on call to help heart attack patients arriving at the emergency department of Intermountain Medical Center. Learn why that day was busier that usual and what you can do to protect your heart from bad air.