Jason M Carlton

Jason M. Carlton, APR, is a social media/traditional 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.

Utah's First Implant of Non-surgical Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker

By Jason M Carlton

Cardiologists at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have made Utah medical history as doctors implanted the Intermountain West’s first non-surgical, leadless cardiac pacemaker to treat a Logan woman who suffers from atrial fibrillation.

Understanding Thyroid Cancer in the Old and Young

By Jason M Carlton

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.