DOH report says suicides and overdoses have not increased during pandemic
Patrick Jones | Oct 27, 2021 | Utah
Ashley Moretz is the director of the Office of Primary Care & Rural Health at the Utah Department of Health. He has been the director since Feb. 2020 and aims to improve health care access to rural, underserved communities in Utah. In this Q&A, Moretz discusses the challenge of workforce
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) recently released the Digital Health Most Wired survey to assess the effectiveness of health system’s application of core and advanced technologies into their clinical models. The University of Utah (U of U) Health received a “Level 9” out of 10 recognition in
The SafeUT Commission recently released their 2020-2021 annual report, which outlines key statistics in the utilization, chats, trips, and demographic data on the free mental health crisis app. The report found increased app usage, increased chats and tips on suicidal ideation, and greater use by those in high poverty communities.
The Utah Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Human Services (DHS) provided an update on the progress of their merge into one organization on Monday detailing executive leadership confirmations and a new organizational chart. The two departments also held a public Q&A on their plans and perspective around integrating
Intermountain Park City Hospital will expand wellness services and preventive medicine to Park City area residents and underserved populations thanks to a $7.5 million gift from the Jerry A. and Kathleen A. Grundhofer Family Foundation. The donation to Intermountain Foundation will support Intermountain Park City Hospital in three key areas:
The Urban Institute recently released a study showing the increase in Medicaid enrollment growth rates in states across the country, due to “unprecedented” job loss and the Families First Coronavirus Response Act’s prohibition on disenrolling beneficiaries. The study found that Utah had the highest enrollment growth rate in the country