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Nov 20, 2020, 22:50 ET Intermountain Healthcare, Larry H. Miller Group, Qualtrics, and Deseret Management Corporation are "All In" to Address COVID

Utah community leaders Dr. Marc Harrison from Intermountain Healthcare, Ryan Smith from Qualtrics, Gail Miller from the Larry H. Miller Group of...


Oct 26, 2020, 12:02 ET Intermountain Healthcare and Sanford Health announce intent to merge

Intermountain Healthcare, a company at the forefront of value-based and digital healthcare, and Sanford Health, one of the nation's leading systems...


Oct 22, 2020, 14:21 ET 2020 Festival of Trees Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Bringing Holiday Joy to Community With Virtual Elements and Live Broadcast to Benefit Kids in Need

COVID-19 may have disrupted our lives and forced us to socially distance. But it can't mess with Santa Claus or dim our holiday spirit. Primary...


Oct 05, 2020, 06:13 ET Community Rallies to Support Plan to Build Nation's Model Health System for Children and Expand Primary Children's Expertise; Gifts Now Top $100 Million

Intermountain Healthcare's historic plan to build the nation's model health system for children has received more than $100 million in gifts from...


Oct 01, 2020, 08:47 ET Intermountain Healthcare Researchers Develop New Diagnostic Tool to Identify & Treat COVID-19 Patients at Risk of Severe Illness, Death Due to Inflammatory Disorder

Researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City have developed a new clinical tool to accurately identify and diagnose COVID-19 patients...


May 08, 2020, 12:38 ET Gail Miller, Intermountain Board Chair and Utah Jazz Owner, Helps Sew Medical Masks for ProjectProtect

No task is too small to help make a difference in the fight against COVID-19 and volunteers from around Utah have now sewn more than two million...


Apr 14, 2020, 11:04 ET Intermountain Healthcare COVID-19 Response Teams Depart SLC to Provide Support to New York Hospitals and Frontline Caregivers

The first team of caregivers from Intermountain Healthcare left Salt Lake City today to assist hospitals and caregivers in New York who are on the...


Apr 08, 2020, 15:04 ET Researchers from Intermountain Healthcare and University of Utah Health Launch Two Vital COVID-19 Clinical Trials to Test Effectiveness of Drugs

Researchers from Intermountain Healthcare and University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City have launched two vital clinical trials to test the...


Feb 27, 2020, 09:47 ET Intermountain Healthcare First Health System in Utah to Offer Formal Opioid-Free Surgery Program For Patients Wanting Alternative Pain Control Options

In an effort to minimize the use of narcotics after and during surgery, Intermountain Healthcare is the first health system in Utah to establish an...


Jan 22, 2020, 08:11 ET Intermountain Healthcare Launches Plan to Build Nation's Model Health System for Children, Inspires $50 Million Gift from Gail Miller and Family

Intermountain Healthcare today unveiled its plan to build the nation's model health system for children by devoting $500 million or more to...


Jul 30, 2019, 07:11 ET New Intermountain Study Finds Overuse of Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Treatment for Pneumonia Results in Poorer Outcomes

A new Intermountain Healthcare study published in the European Respiratory Journal found that broad spectrum antibiotics are often used in patients...


Jul 16, 2019, 07:11 ET New Intermountain Healthcare Company Announced to Elevate Value-Based Care Capabilities

The new company, named Castell, will enable other organizations to accelerate their transition from volume to value-based systems of care, while...


Feb 01, 2012, 11:42 ET Fake Snack Vending Machines Invading Utah

They are fakes, phony, and imitations. And they're helping to educate Utah's children to make good choices about food. Starting this year, full-size...


Jan 18, 2011, 02:37 ET Nearly $3.5 Billion Could be Avoided Annually if Nation's C-section Rate was Similar to That of Intermountain

Nearly $3.5 billion(1) in annual medical charges could potentially have been avoided if the nation's Caesarean section rate was similar to that of...


Nov 15, 2010, 04:40 ET New, Free Mobile Application Launched To Help Reduce Obesity In Children Nationwide

Helping children and teens make good nutrition and fitness choices is now as simple as a click or a shake on your iPhone or iPod Touch. (iPad is...