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SelectHealth reaches agreement to use U of U facilities for their Medicare Advantage members

| May 19, 2022 | Utah

SelectHealth announced an agreement with the University of Utah Health (U of U) earlier this month which adds U of U hospitals, clinics, and providers into the SelectHealth Medicare Advantage network. The agreement aims to meet the growing demand for services among SelectHealth Medicare Advantage members and will be effective...[ Read More ]

Q&A: U of U medical director discusses clinic successfully addressing SDOH 

| Mar 10, 2022 | Utah

Peter Weir, M.D. is the executive medical director of population health at University of Utah Health (U of U Health). Weir helps lead the Intensive Outpatient Clinic (IOC), a clinic focused on addressing the social determinants of health by integrating physical and behavioral health.  Weir will speak about Utah’s continuing...[ 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 ]

U of U Health recognized as health technology leaders, says CHIME

| Oct 12, 2021 | Utah

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...[ Read More ]

Joint 3i/U2M2 project grants open pathways for infectious disease research

| May 6, 2021 | Utah

The University of Utah Health Immunology, Inflammation and Infectious Disease Initiative (3i), in conjunction with the University of Utah Molecular Medicine program (U2M2), has awarded program planning grants to four collaborative research projects. The funded projects will explore alternative treatments and diagnoses for many human disorders, including viral infections and...[ Read More ]

U of U researchers make breakthrough in identification of blood cancers

| Mar 4, 2021 | Utah

The University of Utah (U of U) announced Wednesday some promising progress concerning the identification of blood cancers. Researchers at U of U conducted a study in which they identified common mutation hotspots in the DNA of blood cancer patients -- something they believe can be used in the future...[ Read More ]