xMatters Innovation

By Dr Bob Hoesch
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Information Systems teams play an important role in improving clinical care through TeleHealth technology and other processes. Recently, a partner company, xMatters, highlighted the work our I.S. teams did with their paging technology to improve the Transfer Center’s ability to the notification process when a patient needs a stroke evaluation via TeleHealth.

Survive the Summer AND Still Like Your Kids

By Brooke Heath
Tips for Keeping Your Cool with Your Kids This Summer

Summer is about half over, but if you’re like many moms, you may already be counting down the days until your kids are back in the classroom – and out of the house! Here are four tips to not only get you through the remaining weeks of summer with your sanity intact, but help you to still want to be around your kids by the time school starts!

Utah Family Gets Heart Healthy, Despite Life's Challenges

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Living a heart healthy lifestyle is tough. Trying to live heart healthy when you have a child in the hospital can be a challenge. Taylor and Shasta, competitors in this year's Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute's My Heart Challenge: Family Edition, explain their journey to better health and the challenges their family faced. 

A Quick Snip: Is A Vasectomy The Right Option For You?

By Chantelle Turner

If you and your partner are considering permanent birth control options, then it’s likely you’ll have a discussion about the pros and cons of tubal ligation (getting a woman’s tubes tied) versus a vasectomy. Both procedures result in permanent sterilization. But the procedure time, length of recovery and cost vary. It’s important to understand both options so you can ultimately decide on the option that is right for your situation.

Raj Srivastava MD, MPH, AVP Research, Intermountain Healthcare was Recently Honored with the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Utah’s School of Medicine

By Susan Gagnier
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At a recent Award Ceremony at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Raj Srivastava received the coveted Excellence in Teaching award. Dr. Srivastava was chosen as a recipient by the residency house staff in the Department of Pediatrics.