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Source:   KUTV 2News
Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (2 days ago)
As IHC and Blue Cross fight, patients face large medical bills, testimony says  KUTV 2News

On Tuesday, during a special hearing on Utah's Capitol Hill, Collette Bakko testified that she is currently staring down the muzzle of a more than $27000 bill for ...


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Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (8 days ago)
Want to increase your hospital's operational efficiency and cohesiveness? Huddle up, says Intermountain Healthcare's CEO  Healthcare Finance News

Daily huddles at every level of staff that form a chain of escalation and information yield big operational gains in safety, quality and efficiency but you'll need to ...


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Posted on Dec 12, 2018 (2 days ago)
Lifesprk Venture Reduces Health System Readmissions, Adds Innovator Bill Thomas  Home Health Care News

When Homespire launched in May, the goal of the new private-duty home care model was simple: Use an in-home approach to cut health care costs, reduce ...


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Source:   HealthLeaders Media
Posted on Nov 19, 2018 (25 days ago)
Intermountain Healthcare Asking Supreme Court to Review False Claims Case  HealthLeaders Media

The nonprofit health system notified a District Court judge in Utah that it would ask the Supreme Court to review a decision by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.


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Source:   ABC 4
Posted on Nov 16, 2018 (28 days ago)
Opioid Series: Intermountain Healthcare works with community to be part of solution  ABC 4

MURRAY, Utah (ABC4 News) - All week, we've been highlighting efforts to end the opioid epidemic. There is no magic pill, one therapy or one solution.


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Source:   Rawlinstimes
Posted on Nov 28, 2018 (16 days ago)
Hospital management research committee hears from Intermountain Healthcare, Wyoming Medical Center  Rawlinstimes

RAWLINS — Intermountain Healthcare and Wyoming Medical Center staff presented a joint proposal to the Memorial Hospital of Carbon County Management ...


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Source:   HBR.org Daily
Posted on Nov 29, 2018 (15 days ago)
How a US Health Care System Uses 15-Minute Huddles to Keep 23 Hospitals Aligned  HBR.org Daily

Intermountain Healthcare holds more than 2500 huddles every morning.


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Source:   KSL.com
Posted on Dec 12, 2018 (2 days ago)
Utah patients upset at surprise medical bills; hospitals, insurers at odds over who is to blame  KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — When Lisa Ray's 16-year-old son suffered a broken jaw while playing rugby recently, she rushed him to Ogden Regional Medical Center, ...


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Posted on Dec 12, 2018 (2 days ago)
There's a new payer in town: How Intermountain transformed its billing experience to improve collections and patient satisfaction  Becker's Hospital Review

For decades, healthcare organizations have primarily focused on bolstering payments from private health plans and government insurers.


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Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (2 days ago)
Health reform task force meets with Utahns affected by large hospital bills, discusses balance billing  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- Even if individuals have insurance, a visit to the emergency room could cost them thousands of dollars. Utah State Rep. James Dunnigan ...


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Posted on Nov 26, 2018 (18 days ago)
5 Lessons Learned Implementing SMART on FHIR at Intermountain  Healthcare Informatics

During a recent eHealth Initiative webinar, Laura Heerman Langford, Ph.D., R.N., a nurse informaticist, detailed some lessons learned implementing Smart on ...


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Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (3 days ago)
Study: Neonatal Telehealth Reduces Hospital Transfers, Saves Money  Healthcare Informatics

Neonatal video-assisted resuscitation reduces transfers from hospitals without newborn intensive care units and provides significant cost savings, according to ...


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Posted yesterday.
AMA tool helps doctors talk to patients about gun safety  ModernHealthcare.com

The American Medical Association on Thursday launched a new tool to aid physicians in talking with patients about reducing the risk of firearm injury and death.


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Source:   Deseret News
Posted on Nov 18, 2018 (26 days ago)
Intermountain study: App nearly as effective at detecting heart attacks as typical screening procedure  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Intermountain Healthcare researchers say they have concluded a user-friendly phone app designed to diagnose heart attacks is nearly as ...


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Source:   ABC 4
Posted on Nov 29, 2018 (15 days ago)
New Layton Hospital gives Davis County residents another, closer option  ABC 4

MURRAY, Utah (Intermountain Healthcare) - The new Intermountain Layton Hospital officially opened on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 7 am, with full hospital ...


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Source:   ABC 4
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (4 days ago)
How over treating patients for hypothyroidism could raise risk of stroke  ABC 4

Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, stopped by Good Things Utah to talk about the new study about hypothyroidism. For patients ...


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Source:   EIN News
Posted on Nov 19, 2018 (24 days ago)
Intermountain Healthcare Caregivers Come Together for The Road Home  EIN News

47000 clothing and hygiene items donated to Salt Lake City's homeless shelter.


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Source:   GenomeWeb
Posted on Nov 21, 2018 (23 days ago)
Intermountain to Roll Out Germline Testing for All Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients in 2019  GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Intermountain Healthcare is planning to test all newly diagnosed cancer patients for mutations in genes that increase their and ...


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Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (8 days ago)
Intermountain CMIO Stan Huff on the Need for Greater Interoperability: “We're Killing Too Many People”  Healthcare Informatics

About 250,000 people die per year due to preventable medical errors, and that's the biggest motivator there is for more advanced interoperability, says one ...


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Source:   KUTV 2News
Posted on Nov 20, 2018 (24 days ago)
Ask the Expert: Study aims to identify women at risk for preterm births  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) -- Intermountain Healthcare has launched the first study of its kind involving up to 10000 women that will use a new test to identify those at risk for ...


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Source:   State of Reform
Posted on Dec 7, 2018 (7 days ago)
Two Utah healthcare organizations recognized as leaders in healthcare IT - State of Reform  State of Reform

Two Utah healthcare organizations were recognized on the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives' (CHIME) “HealthCare's Most Wired” list ...


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Source:   St George News
Posted yesterday.
The Latest: Dixie State police chief recounts details of bomb threat; continues to work with FBI  St George News

ST. GEORGE — Finals week ended up being more chaotic than expected for some students at Dixie State University when they were forced to evacuate a ...


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Source:   KUTV 2News
Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (3 days ago)
Ask the Expert - Health Insurance  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) Intermountain Healthcare has their experts at KUTV's studio for today's Ask the Expert. Join us on Tuesday, December 11th to answer your questions ...


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Source:   ABC 4
Posted on Nov 16, 2018 (28 days ago)
Opioid Series: 'Naloxone saved my life'  ABC 4

MURRAY, Utah (ABC4 News) -- While we hear about so much tragedies behind the opioid crisis. There are stories of triumph. One tool that can give you a ...


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Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (3 days ago)
KLAS: EHR Integration, Enterprise Scalability Key Challenges Facing Telehealth Vendors  Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare organizations report high satisfaction with their telehealth virtual care platforms (VCPs), however there are significant differences in how broad the ...


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