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Intermountain Healthcare Announces CEO Leadership Transition 

| Aug 12, 2022 | Utah

Intermountain Healthcare has announced that Marc Harrison, MD, will be transitioning this fall from his leadership role as president and CEO for the organization, a position he has held since 2016. Dr. Harrison has accepted a leadership position to run a healthcare platform business for General Catalyst.     “Marc...[ Read More ]

New Intermountain Healthcare study finds people who practice intermittent fasting experience less severe complications from COVID-19

| Jul 6, 2022 | Utah

Intermittent fasting has previously shown to have a of host of health benefits, including lowering the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Now, researchers from Intermountain Healthcare have found that people who regularly fast are less like to experience severe complications from COVID-19. In a new study published this week in BMJ Nutrition,...[ Read More ]

Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital ranked as one of the nation's best children's hospitals in eight pediatric specialties by US News & World Report

| Jun 14, 2022 | Utah

Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital, in partnership with University of Utah Health, has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in eight pediatric specialties. Intermountain Primary Children’s was ranked among the nation’s top children’s hospitals for cancer care,  cardiology and heart surgery,...[ Read More ]

Intermountain Healthcare selects nationally recognized diversity leader as health system's first Chief Equity Officer

| May 12, 2022 | Utah

After an extensive national search, Intermountain Healthcare has selected Tiffany Capeles, a nationally recognized diversity leader, as the health system’s first chief equity officer. Capeles, who has a broad background in healthcare diversity, will lead Intermountain’s efforts, which were started several years ago, to expand health equity, diversity, and inclusion...[ Read More ]

Intermountain Healthcare researchers receive $4.6 million NIH grant to study mechanical ventilator protocols for COVID and other critically-ill ICU patients

| Dec 9, 2021 | Utah

Researchers at Intermountain Healthcare have received a $4.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the best ways to implement recognized standards of care to determine when ICU patients on mechanical ventilators, including those being treated for severe COVID illness, should be taken off the ventilators to resume...[ Read More ]

Atrial Fibrillation significantly increases a person's risk of serious complications and death from COVID-19, Intermountain study finds

| Nov 29, 2021 | Utah

A new study from researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City finds that patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common type of heart arrhythmia in adults, are at significantly higher risk to experience serious complications from COVID-19 illness. The study found that patients with a history of atrial fibrillation who...[ Read More ]