Projects provide Fellows the opportunity to contribute their skills, abilities, and talents to major projects and initiatives that impact our business, the lives of our patients, and the future of healthcare.

Below is a partial list of outstanding projects and initiatives in which past Fellows have played a major role in orchestrating at Intermountain Healthcare:

Shared Accountability and Population Health

  • Assisting in the development and tracking of metrics for the Physician Payment Model and creating a portal for physicians to view and track these metrics
  • Developing a Population Health strategy for the Park City/Heber Valley Region

Patient Engagement 

  • Assembling key stakeholders and leading the Patient Engagement Technology Workstream, and developing the charter for the committee
  • Designing a telemedicine strategic plan for the health system, and preparing for a tele-stroke pilot
  • Operationalizing the Community Care Management (CCM) pilot program at McKay-Dee Hospital

Strategic Planning, Analysis, and Process Improvement

  • Performing a comprehensive financial and operational analysis of a Long-Term Acute Care (LTACH) space lease and clinical collaboration with LDS Hospital
  • Performing a system-impact analysis of moving hospital infusion services to an outpatient clinic location
  • Developing a strategic plan for Sports & Performance Medicine 
  • Leading projects in staff education and Joint Commission Survey preparedness 
  • Facilitating specialty specific planning workgroups between providers at Primary Children’s Hospital/The University of Utah Department of Pediatrics and St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings,Montana
  • Facilitating a process improvement project between the operating room and the hematology/oncology clinic to reduce serious safety events and near misses

Telehealth

  • Designing and executing a business plan to develop and launch a Virtual Primary Care program for the system
  • Designing program structure including staffing needs, process workflows, financial structure, marketing and communication 
  • Outlining short and long-term program development strategies to add additional services and expand to new audiences and markets