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State health care rankings during COVID-19

Haley Donwerth | Aug 6, 2020 | Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Utah

Findings from UDOH's preliminary COVID-19 health care trends report

Michael Goldberg | Jul 22, 2020 | Utah

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah recently hosted a panel discussion on the short- and long-term impacts of COVID-19 on Utah’s health and health care industry. The discussion - hosted by Laura Summers, M.P.P, senior health care analyst at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute...[ Read More ]

Study finds positive outcomes associated with universal screening and referrals for social needs in emergency rooms

Michael Goldberg | Jul 13, 2020 | Utah

Findings in a recent University of Utah preliminary study suggest that there might be positive outcomes associated with implementing universal screening and referrals for social needs in emergency rooms. The researchers believe that the findings may support the idea of implementing universal screening and referrals for social needs as regular...[ Read More ]

Intermountain Healthcare Participating in Patient ID Now Coalition to Develop Nationwide Patient Identification Strategy

| Jun 30, 2020 | Utah

Six leading healthcare organizations have announced the formation of a national coalition called Patient ID Now, which is committed to addressing the issue of patient identification by advocating for legislation and regulations. The founding members of Patient ID Now are the American College of Surgeons, the American Health Information Management...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: FY '21 budget, Topical Agenda, Mental health

| Jun 17, 2020 | Utah

We have a number of things we think are worth watching this month if you're a health care or health policy leader - from the FY 21 budget to the topic of Black leadership in US health care. Hopefully you'll find some good nuggets of information, analysis and context that...[ Read More ]

Topical Agenda for the 2020 Utah State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference now available!

Emily Boerger | Jun 17, 2020 | Utah

The Topical Agenda and event page for our 2020 Utah State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference on September 15th is now live! State of Reform pulls together practitioners, thought leaders, and policy makers – each working to improve our health care system in their own way – into a...[ Read More ]

Utah special session to begin on Thursday with packed agenda

Michael Goldberg | Jun 16, 2020 | Utah

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert issued a proclamation today calling the Utah Legislature into a Special Session this Thursday at 9:30 a.m. The governor set out 26 agenda items to be considered during the special session - an ambitious to-do list. As Bob Bernick, Contributing Editor of Utah Police, wrote: "Likely...[ Read More ]

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