The Past, Present, and Future of Population Health Research

By Susan Gagnier
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At the recent Intermountain Annual Research Summit, Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA, Intermountain’s Assistant Vice President of Delivery System Science, discussed the importance of Population Health research. Population Health research focuses on the study of effective health promotion, prevention, and self-management to improve health and wellness. Dr. Savitz explained how a Population Health management model can improve patient care while reducing costs for patients, healthcare providers, and payers.

Why Women Get More Arthritis Than Men

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Most women are well acquainted with the particular health concerns that come with being female – including all the gynecological and breast care advice, along with the hormonal changes that bring migraines, mood and appetite symptoms. Thanks to the hard work of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign, more women are now also aware of their unique cardiovascular disease risk factors and symptoms, too.

Patients and Researchers can Count on Support from Intermountain Healthcare Research Leaders

By Jill Quam
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At the recent Intermountain Healthcare Annual Research Summit, a panel of research leaders including Raj Srivastava, MD, MPH, Assistant Vice President of Research, participated in a discussion with attendees. The discussion centered around the link between research and delivering high-value patient care, and how Intermountain can best support both patients and clinical researchers in the clinical trials process.