Since Utah Valley Hospital (formerly Utah Valley Regional Medical Center) first opened its doors in 1939, we have been committed to meeting healthcare needs of individuals and families in Utah County and Central and Southern Utah.

Our Beginning

The original Utah Valley Hospital opened in 1939 in Provo, Utah.

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Utah Valley Hospital was originally founded in 1939 as Utah Valley Hospital. With 55 beds and 38 physicians, the hospital was busy from day one.
Utah Valley Hospital (1951) - 60 beds were added, bringing the capacity to 115.

1951

60 beds were added, bringing the capacity to 115.
In 1953, at the request of the board of directors, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints assumed ownership of Utah Valley Hospital.

1953

At the request of the board of directors, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints assumed ownership of Utah Valley Hospital.

A Period of Growth

In 1958, the hospital expanded again with the addition of the iconic X-wing building. This expansion brought the total number of beds to 240.

1958

The hospital expanded again with the addition of the iconic X-wing building. This expansion brought the total number of beds to 240.
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1970

Utah Valley Hospital became the first fully staffed 24-hour emergency center south of Salt Lake City, and 98 physicians enjoyed medical staff privileges at the hospital.

Joining Intermountain Healthcare

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1975

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints divested its interest in hospitals to the communities the hospitals served. Intermountain Healthcare was established to operate the hospitals on behalf of the community.
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1975

Construction begins on the seven-story East Tower.
The seven-floor East Tower at Utah Valley Hospital was completed in 1978.

1978

The East Tower is completed, bringing the hospital to 389 beds, 73 nursery bassinets, and a medical staff of 200.

Becoming a Regional Hospital

In 1984, the name of the hospital was officially changed to Utah Valley Medical Center.

1984

The name of the hospital was officially changed to Utah Valley Medical Center. The name change reflected growth of the facility and services, making it one of Utah's largest major referral centers, serving all of central and southern Utah and its surrounding areas.
The West Building opened in 1999.

1999

The West Building is added to the campus, expanding Women’s and Children’s Services and Same-Day Surgery.
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2002

The South Building opens, providing room for clinics, behavioral health services, and administrative offices.
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2006

A hyperbaric medicine chamber is added to the South Building.

75 Years and Beyond

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2014

The hospital celebrates its 75th anniversary, and a major hospital replacement project is announced to eventually replace the East Tower and provide the latest technology and medical services to the community.

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2015

Ground is broken, and construction begins, on the hospital replacement project. This project will include a 12-story patient tower on the southwest corner of campus, and a nine-story medical office building on the east side of campus.
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2016

The name of the hospital is officially changed back to Utah Valley Hospital. As Utah Valley Hospital grows, it continues its evolution as a place of learning, a place of caring, and a place of healing.

The Utah Valley Hospital Primary Children's Network opens, offering the best pediatric care for patients and their families, close to home.