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Intermountain Recognized As One of the Top Workplaces in Healthcare

Date Mar 22, 2017

Intermountain Healthcare has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2017. This marks the fifth...

Study Finds New Markers Associated with Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation in Previously Treated Patients

Date Mar 18, 2017

Ablation procedures restore a regular heartbeat in patients who have a dangerous, abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation. But it doesn’t always work. Now, a new study suggests that...

Combining Risk Score Tools Improves Stroke and Mortality Prediction for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Date Mar 18, 2017

Combining two independent, scientifically-proven risk measurements allows physicians to better predict an atrial fibrillation patient’s risk of stroke or death. The tools also help determine...

Major Study of Atherosclerotic Plaque Deposits Shows Potential Breakthrough in Determining Who’s at Risk for Heart Attacks

Date Mar 18, 2017

Researchers are revisiting their views on the relative dangers soft and hard atherosclerotic plaque deposits pose to heart health. Findings of a new study by researchers at the Intermountain...

Routine Blood Tests Can Help Measure a Patient’s Future Risk for Chronic Disease

Date Mar 17, 2017

A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City finds that combining information from routine blood tests and age of primary care patients can...

People Who Have High Levels of Two Cardiac Markers at High Risk of Heart Failure and Death

Date Mar 16, 2017

New research suggests that GlycA, a newly identified blood marker, and C-reactive protein both independently predict major adverse cardiac events, including heart failure and death. Patients who...