New Hospital Designs Provide Improvements for Patients and Caregivers

By Janet Frank
Utah Valley Hospital Hospital Replacement Project

When healthcare systems invest in improving the physical design of their clinical spaces, the results are improved health outcomes and patient satisfaction and a lower long-term cost. That’s exactly what Intermountain Healthcare hopes to see with its capital improvement projects across its 22-hospital system.

Core Leadership – a model for enhancing employee engagement

By Heather Brace
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Engaging front-line nursing has been a quest at Intermountain Healthcare for many years. We have tried many approaches and last year adopted a model that is proving very effective in improving staff engagement, enhancing communication and developing leadership skills in our five hospitals in the Salt Lake metro area.