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Expansions to Utah Fetal Center centralize specialized maternal care

| Nov 10, 2021 | Utah

Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital and the University of Utah Health announced the opening of the Utah Fetal Center’s new “state-of-the-art” care center within the hospital. The center aims to give mothers and their children “highly-specialized care” for children with complex conditions while in the womb.  The center’s mission is to...[ Read More ]

Utah joins lawsuit opposing federal vaccine mandate and calls recent mandate a "serious mistake"

| Nov 5, 2021 | Utah

The State of Utah is joining six other states this week in a lawsuit against executive order 14042, which requires federal departments and agencies to mandate that all their federal contractors fully vaccinate their workforce against COVID-19.  Utah announced their involvement in this lawsuit before the Nov. 4 announcement by...[ Read More ]

Gov. Cox releases an updated version of his One Utah Roadmap

| Nov 4, 2021 | Utah

Governor Spencer Cox released a second version of his One Utah Roadmap which refines and resets his priorities for his administration for the next 250 days and beyond. The roadmap includes health security priorities, including a push towards value-based care and health care cost transparency.      In January 2021,...[ Read More ]

Intermountain Healthcare announces transformative workforce education program with InStride

| Nov 4, 2021 | Utah

Intermountain Healthcare has launched a strategic workforce education program to invest in the development of their caregivers (employees) and communities. Through a new partnership with InStride, Intermountain caregivers will have access – at no cost – to a wide array of online degrees, credentials, and diplomas for in-demand and future...[ Read More ]

U of U Health scientists lead multidisciplinary effort to better predict and respond to future pandemics

| Oct 28, 2021 | Utah

A multidisciplinary national research team led by University of Utah Health scientists has launched a comprehensive review and analysis of data collected about COVID-19 in hopes of improving the nation’s ability to predict, detect, and respond to future pandemics. The project is funded by a three-year, $4.9 million contract with the Centers...[ Read More ]

DOH report says suicides and overdoses have not increased during pandemic

| Oct 27, 2021 | Utah

The Utah Department of Health (DOH) recently released a report on suicide and accidental drug overdose data in Utah. Though increases in suicides and overdoses increased in other states and nationally during the COVID-19 pandemic, there was no significant change or increase in Utah’s cases, according to the report.   ...[ Read More ]

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