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Real-Time Electronic Pneumonia Decision Support Helps Reduce Mortality by 38% in Community Hospitals, New Intermountain Healthcare Study Finds
A real-time electronic decision support system helped clinicians at community hospitals provide best practice care for emergency department patients with pneumonia, resulting in decreased intensive care unit admission, more appropriate antibiotic use, and 38% lower overall mortality according to a new study by researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City.
Intermountain Healthcare Researchers Play Key Role in New Study Finding Antiviral Drug is Effective in Preventing Severe Illness in COVID Patients When Given Early
Researchers from Intermountain Healthcare played a key role in a new international study that has found that an antiviral drug designed to inhibit the ability of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to reproduce itself is effective at preventing severe illness from COVID when given early in the symptom course.
Grail presents its first data from the interventional PATHFINDER trial of Galleri, its multi-cancer early detection blood test. Galleri is now available in the U.S. by prescription.
Study by Intermountain Researchers to Determine If Blood Thinners Prevent Clots, Illness Severity in COVID-19 Patients
As part of a national movement to develop treatments and therapies for COVID-19, Intermountain Healthcare researchers are launching a study in Utah to examine the effects of anticoagulants on patients who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Promise to Expand Intermountain Healthcare, Primary Children’s Hospital Pediatric Behavioral Health Services Inspires $10 Million Gift
Intermountain Healthcare and Intermountain Primary Children’s Hospital are launching a bold plan to enhance mental and behavioral health services for children and teens in crisis throughout the Intermountain West – an effort that has inspired an extraordinary $10 million gift from Utah community leaders Greg and Julie Cook. The Cooks’ generous and transformational gift to the Intermountain Foundation will help Intermountain Healthcare
Intermountain Healthcare Study Finds Vaping Injuries More Difficult to Diagnose During Time of COVID-19 Pandemic
Diagnosing respiratory illness associated with vaping has always been challenging. Adding the spread of COVID-19 and the many similarities in symptoms makes it even more difficult.
Clear Link Between Heart Disease and COVID-19 Found by Intermountain Researchers -- Long-Term Implications Unknown
Severe damage to the lungs is one of COVID-19’s most harrowing effects, making breathing hard or impossible for those who’re severely affected.
4/13/2020It was a very busy week for clinical trial news. Here’s a look.
Intermountain Healthcare Launches Plan to Build Nation's Model Health System for Children, Inspires $50 Million Gift from Gail Miller and Family
Intermountain Healthcare unveiled its plan to build the nation's model health system for children by devoting $500 million or more to pediatric-specific projects, programs, and facilities that serve the Intermountain West – an effort that has inspired a $50 million gift from Utah businesswoman, civic leader, and philanthropist Gail Miller and the Miller family.
“Nudging” Heart Patients to Take Their Statins Leads to Better Medication Adherence and Better Patient Outcomes, Intermountain Healthcare Study Finds
Statins are an effective medication for treating patients with heart disease – they cut the risk of a second major adverse cardiac event by almost 50 percent.
AI System Accurately Detects Key Findings in Chest X-Rays of Pneumonia Patients Within 10 Seconds; Study Finds Promise of Faster Treatment
Researchers from Intermountain Healthcare and Stanford University say 10 seconds is about how quickly a new system they studied that utilizes artificial intelligence took to accurately identify key findings in chest X-rays of patients in the emergency department suspected of having pneumonia.
CEO Marc Harrison, MD, said that Intermountain is well-positioned to lead the nation in providing the best care at an affordable cost.
Amgen hopes the data will provide insights into specific diseases that will help develop new drugs.
Intermountain and Amplifire partnered to produce clinical knowledge engineering courses targeted at reducing CLABSI and CAUTI incidents.
The company planned originally to offer 14 drugs in 2019. Because it has far exceeded its expectations for developing relationships with generic drug manufacturers and participating hospitals—approximately 800 now—it expects to offer 20.
With the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference ending today, it’s worth noting the word “healthcare” in the title, not “biopharma.” It’s not as if the biotech and pharmaceutical industry isn’t part of healthcare, but BioSpace’s reporting focuses on biopharma. Here’s a look at some of the more healthcar...
Intermountain Healthcare Now Delivers the Nation’s First “One Stick” Hospitalization for Inpatient Blood Draws
As part of its commitment to transform the patient and caregiver experience while delivering high quality care, Intermountain Healthcare today announced that it is the first integrated health system in the U.S. to implement a new needle-free blood collection system across all of its 22 hospitals.
Zebra Medical Vision Raises $30M, Unveils the Broadest, Automated AI Based Radiology Chest X-Ray Reader to Date
The company announces the completion of its $30M C round of financing led by aMoon & Aurum Ventures with participation of strategic healthcare investors and leading AI experts.
SeraCare Partners with NAVICAN on Implementation of Best-In-Class QC Workflow for TheraMap Precision Cancer Care™ Services
Leading NGS QC Software is integrated into their Philips IntelliSpace Genomics Platform