French Health System Delegation Visits Intermountain Healthcare

By Brad Gillman

Intermountain Healthcare hosted a delegation of French Health officials this past week.

The relationship is part of a collaboration between the French healthcare system and Intermountain’s Institute for Healthcare Leadership. The focus is to study best practices in France, create a version of the Advanced Training Program (ATP) overseas, and to engage in joint learning opportunities.

Importance of Consulting a Certified Lymphedema Specialist

By Intermountain Healthcare

There are many conditions that cause edema (swelling) in our bodies, and some are more serious than others. In general, swelling is caused by:

  • Trauma
  • Surgical intervention such as the removal of lymph nodes and vessels during cancer surgery
  • Inflammatory conditions
  • Prolonged sitting or standing
  • Reactions to medications that cause inflammation in the tissues in and beneath the skin