Annual Report: Georgia's Story

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Being a toddler battling leukemia isn’t easy. Primary Children’s Hospital is working closely with physicians in communities throughout our service area to help children receive optimal care — close to their homes when possible.

Intermountain Healthcare Featured in Harvard Business Review

By Brad Gillman
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A new article highlighting Intermountain Healthcare’s effort to reduce costs and change the way healthcare is provided was featured this June in the nationally renowned Harvard Business Review. The article was authored by Intermountain’s Brent James, Intermountain’s Chief Quality Officer, and Gregory Poulsen, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer.


Four Ways to Keep Your Children's Brains Active During the Summer

By Brad Gillman
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School is out for summer. Kids have spent the last nine months cramming as much knowledge as they can into their developing brains. Yet they can lose a lot of those new skills during the lull of the summertime.

“There are all sorts of studies that talk about kids losing skills over the summer if they don’t continue to practice what they learned from the previous year,” said Jody Triptow, education specialist at Primary Children’s Hospital.

Reading fluency and comprehension as well as math literacy and skills are some areas that can slip during this time. Here are four ways to keep your children intellectually active.