What They’re Watching: Lisa Nichols, Intermountain Healthcare


Eli Kirshbaum


Lisa Nichols, community health assistant vice president at Intermountain Healthcare, said ensuring access to care for all Utahns, regardless of their identity, is a top priority for her. We caught up with Nichols and discussed what she’s watching in Utah’s health sector at our recent 2023 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference.

“Utah, along with a lot of other western states, really has a behavioral health crisis. So one of the things that we have done is to work alongside many community-based organizations and public health organizations to make sure that there’s behavioral health capacity in that community, and that the capacity meets the language that someone speaks …”