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Drop in Utah's FMAP could mean a $37 million shortfall

Emily Boerger | Oct 8, 2019 | Utah

New report shows variable vaccination rates by state

Emily Viles | Oct 4, 2019 | Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah

This is what is in the U of U Health Strategy Refresh Initiative

Emily Viles | Sep 26, 2019 | Utah

The University of Utah Health is in the process of a ‘strategy refresh’ that will take place over the next 5 years. The department has witnessed a 50% increase in total growth over the past 6 years, prompting a revamping of their health care implementation strategies.  Over the past several...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Special session, Robert Harrison, dental day clinics

| Sep 19, 2019 | Utah

With fall around the corner, college football underway, and the kids heading back to school, it's sometimes easy to put politics off. That's certainly good for one's mental health these days! But, this is the calm before the storm...  We are 139 days before the Iowa caucuses, which will kick...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Robert Harrison, Stilling and Harrison, PLLC

Emily Viles | Sep 16, 2019 | Utah

Robert Harrison is a partner at Stilling & Harrison, PLLC. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss replacing the ACA. The interesting thing about this upcoming political season is that both Republicans and Democrats want to replace the ACA. Republicans with a different version, Democrats,...[ Read More ]

Utah lawmakers to vote on medical cannabis legislation as special session begins

Emily Viles | Sep 16, 2019 | Utah

Utah lawmakers are expected to meet Monday night to consider alterations to the state’s medical mariguana laws. Medical cannabis laws have received harsh criticism from both sides of the aisle, and tough conversations are expected to continue tonight.  Utahns voted to approve medical marijuana via ballot initiative during the most...[ Read More ]

Program Provides Naloxone to Curb Overdoses: To date, 255 lives have been saved

, | Sep 5, 2019 | Utah

The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) today reported 255 lives have been saved as a direct result of the Opiate Overdose Outreach Pilot Project created by the Utah State Legislature two years ago. The report also demonstrates the critical need to continue the project, as Utah experienced an increase in overdose deaths...[ Read More ]

Making Care More Affordable is Top Priority at Intermountain Healthcare

| Sep 3, 2019 | Utah

Making healthcare more affordable for the people it serves is a top priority for Intermountain Healthcare. That's what Intermountain CEO Marc Harrison, MD, said at meetings held this summer with managers from across the Salt Lake City-based health system. Harrison told managers that Intermountain is well-positioned to lead the nation...[ Read More ]

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