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Researchers Discover New Mutations in Gene Associated with Disease That Causes Weakening of the Heart

LogoResearchers from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City have identified new mutations in a gene commonly associated with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NIDC), a disease that weakens the heart muscle, making it more difficult to adequately circulate blood to meet the body's needs.

Intermountain Healthcare Study Shows Intermittent Fasting Increases Longevity in Cardiac Catheterization Patients

LogoWhile Intermittent fasting may sound like another dieting craze, the practice of routinely not eating and drinking for short periods of time has shown again to lead to potentially better health outcomes.

Omega-3 Continues to Show Protection Against Heart Disease-Related Death, Without Prostate Cancer Risk

LogoShould you take omega-3 pills? Or try to have two to servings of omega-3 rich fish a week, as the American Heart Association recommends? It may seem a bit murky if you follow headlines about nutrition and health.

Two Intermountain Hospitals Are First in State to Earn Five-Star Breastfeeding Friendly Rating from Utah Department of Health

LogoIntermountain Logan Regional Hospital and Intermountain Cedar City Hospital are the first hospitals in Utah to receive a five-star rating for being a breastfeeding friendly facility from the Utah Department of Health by completing all ten steps of the Stepping Up for Utah Babies program.

Primary Children's Center for Personalized Medicine Launches New Era of Medicine and Wellness for Children Throughout Intermountain West

LogoIntermountain Primary Children's Hospital, University of Utah Health, and Intermountain Precision Genomics are launching an exciting new program to improve healthcare for children throughout the Intermountain West – a Center for Personalized Medicine that will bring next-generation care to children today, using advanced technologies to understand a child's unique genetic makeup and offer tailored treatments.

Intermountain Healthcare and SelectHealth Employee Donations to Giving Campaign Matched by Partners

LogoFor the first time ever, two corporate partners supported Intermountain Healthcare and SelectHealth employees during the annual Employee Giving Campaign. By matching employee donations to Cancer Services and Community Health Initiatives, Capita Financial Network and Western Governors University helped raise a total of $275,228 for these areas.

Inaugural National Award for Innovation & Transformation Given to Intermountain Healthcare

LogoIntermountain Healthcare is the recipient of the first ever Press Ganey Transformation Award for its leading commitment to innovation and patient-centered care.

Intermountain Partners with PolicyLab as National Evaluator of the Utah Alliance for the Determinants of Health

LogoIntermountain Healthcare launched a new partnership with national policy and research experts from PolicyLab, a research center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), to evaluate and innovate its intervention to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare utilization costs related to social determinants of health.

Intermountain Receives $1.8 Million from CDC for Collaborative Antibiotic Initiative with U of U Health

LogoIf you're sick but not in dire straits, where do you go when your doctor's office is closed? For a lot of people, the answer is increasingly a nearby urgent care clinic. Nationally, urgent care clinics have been identified as a setting where antibiotics are more likely to be prescribed inappropriately when compared to other outpatient settings.

Intermountain Healthcare Says It Is Well-Positioned for the Future in Annual Report to the Community

LogoIn its annual report to the community, Intermountain Healthcare's leaders said the organization is making strides to improve care and make it more affordable for patients and communities.