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Intermountain Healthcare Announces CEO Leadership Transition 

| Aug 12, 2022 | Utah

Intermountain Healthcare has announced that Marc Harrison, MD, will be transitioning this fall from his leadership role as president and CEO for the organization, a position he has held since 2016. Dr. Harrison has accepted a leadership position to run a healthcare platform business for General Catalyst.     “Marc...[ Read More ]

Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital ranked as one of the nation's best children's hospitals in eight pediatric specialties by US News & World Report

| Jun 14, 2022 | Utah

Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital, in partnership with University of Utah Health, has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in eight pediatric specialties. Intermountain Primary Children’s was ranked among the nation’s top children’s hospitals for cancer care,  cardiology and heart surgery,...[ Read More ]

Intermountain Healthcare researchers receive $4.6 million NIH grant to study mechanical ventilator protocols for COVID and other critically-ill ICU patients

| Dec 9, 2021 | Utah

Researchers at Intermountain Healthcare have received a $4.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the best ways to implement recognized standards of care to determine when ICU patients on mechanical ventilators, including those being treated for severe COVID illness, should be taken off the ventilators to resume...[ Read More ]

Park City hospital receives $7.5 million gift to enhance preventative health services for residents, underserved populations

| Oct 6, 2021 | Utah

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:...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Q&A w/Emma Chacon, ACA decision, Health equity

| Jun 17, 2021 | Utah

While DJ is out of office, I’ll be bringing you this edition of 5 Things We’re Watching. I’m the managing editor here at State of Reform where I have my eye on health care in Utah and a number of other states. Feel free to email me any feedback or tips...[ Read More ]

UHA and other state health care leaders issue statement on racism as a public health crisis

Sydney Kurle | Jan 12, 2021 | Utah

The Utah Hospital Association joined 11 other leaders in the state’s health care system on Tuesday to make a statement regarding systemic racism in health care and the steps they will be taking to address the crisis.  The steps the Utah health care community will be taking include addressing disparities...[ Read More ]